29 Apr '12, 2am

U.S. Republican Koch oil billionaires help fund the Fraser Institute. Why the Fraser Institute?

Last year, the Fraser Institute gave first prize to a video entitled “Government During Crisis: Help or Hinderance?” which claimed that government got in the way during crisis situations, and that the “most effective relief came from faith-based organizations" as well as local businesses. In the previous year, the top honours went to a video called “Canadian Health Care: a monopoly on lives” that harshly criticized public health care, while the second prize that year was based on the theme, “The nanny state: is government regulation threatening your personal freedom?” , which argued that well-meaning legislation such as the anti-cyber bullying laws disrupted personal freedom.

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/u-s-republican-koch-oil-billion...

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