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Peter Stone – Koch brothers convene donor retreat as dark money spending set to soar

The billionaire Koch brothers are set to convene one of their famed retreats this weekend for several hundred of their fellow super-rich conservatives in Palm Springs, California, as observers forecast a record year for secret donations, dubbed dark money, to Koch-backed groups and other outfits from the NRA to the League of Conservation Voters. “Given the trends we’re seeing, we wouldn’t be …

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Kali Holloway – GunTV: New Shop at Home Television Network Will Offer All Guns, All the Time

Some people read headlines about America’s terrifying culture of gun violence and see a public health crisis, while other people read those same headlines and see a business opportunity and dollar signs. It seems safe to assume which category the people behind GunTV, a new 24-hour QVC-style home shopping network, fall into. The channel, which the New York Times [3] reports will …