Exposed: Where the North Carolina GOP got its agenda

Where the North Carolina GOP got its agenda Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/08/25/4260716/where-nc-gop-agenda-started.html#storylink=cpy >by Jim Morrill | jmorrill@charlotteobserver.com |Posted: Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 | They cut taxes and regulations, even repealed the “death tax.” They enacted voter IDs and school vouchers, tightened rules on abortion clinics and loosened laws on guns. They rejected federal Medicaid money, ended teacher tenure and cut benefits for the unemployed.It was, says one GOP operative, the […]

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Expose: ALEC’s Legacy of Destruction: PDA Members Join Anti-ALEC Protesters in Chicago (video)

ALEC’s Legacy of Destruction: PDA Members Join Anti-ALEC Protesters in Chicago (video) >by Pamela Powers Hannley | Saturday, 10 August 2013 14:21  | Tucson Progressive | Inside the 40th annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Chicago, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and other right-wing big-wigs addressed ALEC members and on-the-dole politicians. Outside, the people, who have been cut out of the legislative process by ALEC and […]

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Expose: ALEC’s Legacy of Destruction: PDA Members Join Anti-ALEC Protesters in Chicago (video)

ALEC’s Legacy of Destruction: PDA Members Join Anti-ALEC Protesters in Chicago (video) >by Pamela Powers Hannley | Saturday, 10 August 2013 14:21  | Tucson Progressive | Inside the 40th annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Chicago, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and other right-wing big-wigs addressed ALEC members and on-the-dole politicians. Outside, the people, who have been cut out of the legislative process by ALEC and […]

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They think you won’t vote.

We hold the power. Make sure your voice is heard. They think you won’t vote. Friends: Are you registered to vote? Are you sure? Voter registration deadlines are coming up, and the stakes are high this election. If you’re not registered to vote at your current address, or if you’re not sure, please click the link below and ask your friends and family to do the same. Our new voter […]

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Another victory!

>James Ploeser, BoldProgressives.org [info@BoldProgressives.org] | BREAKING NEWS: Dell Computers just announced that they are dropping ALEC and its right-wing agenda. Our pressure continues to work!  Can you keep the momentum going? Call AT&T and demand that they dump ALEC today — click here for the best number and script. –James Ploeser, PCCC State Organizing Director YESTERDAY’S UPDATE: Friends, BIG NEWS: Johnson & Johnson announced last week that it would join Amazon, Walmart and […]

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Another victory!

>James Ploeser, BoldProgressives.org [info@BoldProgressives.org] | BREAKING NEWS: Dell Computers just announced that they are dropping ALEC and its right-wing agenda. Our pressure continues to work!  Can you keep the momentum going? Call AT&T and demand that they dump ALEC today — click here for the best number and script. –James Ploeser, PCCC State Organizing Director YESTERDAY’S UPDATE: Friends, BIG NEWS: Johnson & Johnson announced last week that it would join Amazon, Walmart and […]

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ALEC Launches Website Defending Their Extremism

>by Kenneth Quinnell | June 16, 2012 11:00 AM | ALEC called in the conservative bloggers first, now launches website to defend their reputation.The American Legislative Exchange Council launched a new website to defend themselves against progressives who are spreading the truth about the organization’s extreme agenda online and in social media. The website I Stand With ALEC is loaded with misinformation and propaganda and is already the subject of […]

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Like driving and seeing the police following you

>Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation [message@thenation.com]| Wed 6/13/2012 8:15 AM | “Like driving and seeing the police following you.” Dear Nation Friends: If National Elections Coordinator Bill Ouren of True the Vote has anything to say about it, that’s how voters will feel under the gaze of his vigilante poll-watchers while attempting to vote this November.  A spin off of Houston’s King Street Patriots Texas Tea Party, True the Vote […]

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Like driving and seeing the police following you

>Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation [message@thenation.com]| Wed 6/13/2012 8:15 AM | “Like driving and seeing the police following you.” Dear Nation Friends: If National Elections Coordinator Bill Ouren of True the Vote has anything to say about it, that’s how voters will feel under the gaze of his vigilante poll-watchers while attempting to vote this November.  A spin off of Houston’s King Street Patriots Texas Tea Party, True the Vote […]

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GOP taking away your right to vote!

>David Elliot, USAction/TrueMajority [alerts@truemajority.org]|Fri 6/1/2012 1:17 PM | If the GOP’s Corporate Dollars Can’t Buy the Election, They’ll Steal It Dear Friends, Don’t let the GOP steal another election! Stand up to ALEC and the Koch brothers. Donate now to support our work fighting for voter protection, like in Tennessee! Here’s Tennessee Citizen Action Director Mary Mancini on MSNBC discussing their GOP voter supression law. Since early 2011, there has […]

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