A L E C - The American Legislative Exchange Council.

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    Comprised mostly of Republican State Legislators, Governors and Corporate Sponsors, ALEC is a clearinghouse for legal corruption, diverting millions in state tax dollars to corporate members through tax favoritism and no-bid privatization of government services. This group brings corporate cronyism, corruption and mercenary lobbying to a whole new level.

    More...

    ALEC: The Voice of Corporate Special Interests In State Legislatures | People For the American Way

    What is ALEC? - Alec Exposed

    ALEC Gets a Break From State Lobbying Laws | Mother Jones



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    Yup, these bad boys were behind the Stand Your Ground legislation, the Voter ID laws and are fighting pollution laws like crazy among other issues.
    ALEC is a Koch Brothers tool and it's up to no good. It's the far right's very own ACORN is a sense except much more powerful because of all the corporate money flowing into it. It certainly represents Plutocracy which threatens our Democratic process by drowning out the people's voices with Big Money..
     
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    ALEC is a neo-fascist organization. It's members are wrapped in our flag and carrying the cross, yet are opposed to the values both represent.
     
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    Sounds like ALEC is just what we need. Republicans need to cut the democrat controlled government loose and start seeing up alternative bodies. A shadow government specifically designed to interfere with the obama regime.
     
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    ^^^^^
    Now there's a fella that just loves the concept of Plutocracy.
     
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    :wtf:

    Did you actually read what you wrote?!?

    Shadow government? :eusa_hand: Pass!

    No wonder the Republicans are slipping closer and closer towards irrelevance with every passing day.
     
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    In essence corporations writing Federal and state laws regulating corporations.

    Republican members of Congress and in other legislative venues should simply turn over their seats to the CEOs, and cut out the middleman altogether.

    This also exhibits the idiocy of the right’s whining about America becoming ‘socialist.’
     
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    ^^^^^ This ^^^^^

    Corporate interests are WRITING the laws and handing them over to RW legislators who get them passed. Imagine if it were the Sierra Club doing the same?
     
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    Democracy ROCKS!! :rock:



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