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State legislators are corporate puppets for ALEC

October 10, 2014

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Many people are aware of – or have at least heard of – the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, as it’s known. But many don’t know,  or choose to ignore, exactly what ALEC is and does. Of Arizona’s 90 legislators, 50 are ALEC members – among the highest numbers of ALEC recruits in the […]

How to overturn Citizens United … by the U.S. House of Representatives

September 25, 2012

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Say what you will about us subversive, America-hating, commie, Socialist bloggers … but we have the most intriguing ideas. On the drive home from work tonight, I believe I have stumbled upon the exact way to get Citizens United overturned; and the solution is on the U.S. House of Representatives website in a little law […]

McConnell proves his fealty to the 1-percent yet again

July 16, 2012

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Republicans in the Senate today filibustered the Disclose Act, which would have required disclosure of anyone who donates to independent groups that spent more than $10,000 on campaign ads — or their functional equivalent — and other election spending. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called the Disclose Act “un-American” and “an attempt to identify and punish […]