• ALEC and OREGON PROTESTERS

    Most of us are now aware of the ongoing takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and dozens of followers. Ammon and Ryan Bundy are sons of rancher Cliven Bundy, who notably took part in an armed standoff with the federal Bureau of Land Management, or BLM, in Nevada in […]

    ALEC and OREGON PROTESTERS
  • More Controversies at Nevada DOC – Director Cox Resigns

    In mid-September Nevada Governor, Brian Sandoval asked for the resignation of Gregg Cox, Director of the state Department of Corrections. The action was taken by the Governor because a report about prisoner shootings and abuses by staff in the state’s prisons was late. The report completed by the Association of State Correctional Administrators was to […]

    More Controversies at Nevada DOC – Director Cox Resigns
  • Koch, ALEC Cabal In The News 3-15 to 4-15, 2015

    News on ALEC and the Koch’s activities for March. Click on links to read full article or story. Of special note this month is the recent Indiana controversy involving the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Pushed through the Indiana legislature and quickly signed in private by Governor Pence, it has caused an eruption of protests, […]

    Koch, ALEC Cabal In The News 3-15 to 4-15, 2015
  • CABAL (ALEC, Koch, AEI, AFP) News for February…

    Click on headline to read full story/article… John M. Crisp: Ideology must not trump educationn ‘…Thus, if you want to help the 14.7 million American children who are growing up poor, it serves your cause to point out that, according to the Children’s Defense Fund, the $77 billion that it would cost to reduce child […]

    CABAL (ALEC, Koch, AEI, AFP) News for February…

ALEC and OREGON PROTESTERS

ALEC and OREGON PROTESTERS

Most of us are now aware of the ongoing takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and dozens of followers. Ammon and Ryan Bundy are sons of rancher Cliven Bundy, who notably took part in an armed standoff with the federal Bureau of Land Management, or BLM, in Nevada in […]

More Controversies at Nevada DOC – Director Cox Resigns

More Controversies at Nevada DOC – Director Cox Resigns

In mid-September Nevada Governor, Brian Sandoval asked for the resignation of Gregg Cox, Director of the state Department of Corrections. The action was taken by the Governor because a report about prisoner shootings and abuses by staff in the state’s prisons was late. The report completed by the Association of State Correctional Administrators was to […]

Koch, ALEC Cabal In The News 3-15 to 4-15, 2015

Koch, ALEC Cabal In The News 3-15 to 4-15, 2015

News on ALEC and the Koch’s activities for March. Click on links to read full article or story. Of special note this month is the recent Indiana controversy involving the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Pushed through the Indiana legislature and quickly signed in private by Governor Pence, it has caused an eruption of protests, […]

CABAL (ALEC, Koch, AEI, AFP) News for February…

CABAL (ALEC, Koch, AEI, AFP) News for February…

Click on headline to read full story/article… John M. Crisp: Ideology must not trump educationn ‘…Thus, if you want to help the 14.7 million American children who are growing up poor, it serves your cause to point out that, according to the Children’s Defense Fund, the $77 billion that it would cost to reduce child […]

Another former ALEC member to Head (AAPCA)

Another former ALEC member to Head (AAPCA)

by Bob Sloan For years VLTP, Center for Media and Democracy, PRWatch, Common Cause and other organizations have reported upon alumni of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) taking positions of authority in state and federal agencies. In these articles/reports we have shown how easily and surreptitiously ALEC’s agenda can be pursued at all levels […]

ALEC’s Corporate Membership Exodus Continues

ALEC’s Corporate Membership Exodus Continues

by bob sloan The past month has been one of great disappointment to the American Legislative Exchange Council – commonly referred to as “ALEC”. Since late August corporate giants, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and YELP have each announced they have already left or are soon dropping their membership in ALEC. These latest desertions of the conservative […]

Why ALEC is Ultra-Important & Irreplaceable to the Koch Cabal

Why ALEC is Ultra-Important & Irreplaceable to the Koch Cabal

by Bob Sloan Pursuing Charles and David Koch and their funding of the far right and an ultra-conservative agenda is important. Identifying the “charitable” organizations they launder money through – which is then passed onto other organizations (along with credits), is also important. Exposing the various billionaire families (DeVos, Coors, Bradley, etc.) that contribute to […]

ALEC Activities, Actions and Articles in Opposition for May 15 – June 8

ALEC Activities, Actions and Articles in Opposition for May 15 – June 8

by Bob Sloan I apologize for the scarcity of posting over the past 30 days.  Hope to get everyone caught up with everything ALEC that has transpired since my last post. An important aspect of the ALEC story and saga that everyone MUST keep in mind: is the intertwining of ideology and funding that enables […]

ALEC News, Views and Material for Week of April 8th

ALEC News, Views and Material for Week of April 8th

News and articles relating to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) for the first week of April 2014.  Click on the headline to visit and read the full article or page where the information originates. New developments in North Carolina and Wisconsin are forcing legislators to be more transparent regarding “model legislation” and identifying where […]

ALEC News, Views and Articles for March 14th – 23rd

ALEC News, Views and Articles for March 14th – 23rd

by Bob Sloan Click on headline to visit site and read full articles… Georgia Media Overlook Move To Dangerously Expand State’s “Stand Your Ground” Law In reporting on an omnibus gun bill in the Georgia legislature, state media have largely overlooked that the legislation would expand the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law to allow […]