Turns out THIS is who’s eating your tax dollars – VIDEO

Turns out THIS is who’s eating your tax dollars Published on Aug 30, 2012 by bravenewfoundation Our prison system is a beast, gobbling resources that should be going to communities. watch this video by clicking here to find out why. Then get involved at http://beyondbars.org. This video was done in partnership with the ACLU, Equal Justice Initiative, […]

ALEC Under Fire – VIDEO

Published on Jul 27, 2012 by PRWatch July 25, 2012 — KSTU Television FOX 13, Salt Lake City, UT — Max Roth reporting: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an organization that has taken center stage in a national debate over the proper roles of government and business, is meeting in Salt Lake City to […]

Did David Koch Buy Paul Ryan’s VP Nomination? – VIDEO

Cenk Uyger covers a Roger Stone report that David Koch may have lobbied heavily for Paul Ryan’s selection as VP — in exchange for an additional $100 million to Romney-friendly super PACs. Please click here to watch the video on the VLTPVideoChannel.

This Is What Voter Suppression Looks Like – VIDEO

Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews discuss the rapid decrease of Democratic voting registration in Florida and discuss the voter suppression in the state.  Please click here to watch the video. Following up on this at The Maddow Blog: …Republicans in Florida set out to make registering voters harder for this election. The new rules took […]

Center for Media and Democracy Comes Under Attack For Reporting on ALEC

A VLTP OP-ED in response to an article from PRWatch today  by Lisa Graves — August 29, 2012 “The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) sent a message to hundreds of legislators across the country attacking the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), the creator of ALECexposed.org. Among other things ALEC claimed, “CMD is an attack-dog, not a watch-dog.” The error-filled […]

Third IRS Whistleblower Complaint Brought Against American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

BREAKING NEWS FROM VLTP – Earlier this year two complaints were filed against the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) by Common Cause and Clergy Voice, alleging major violations of IRS Code lobbying prohibitions committed by ALEC, a “charity” which enjoys a 501(c)(3) tax exempt status with the IRS. ALEC claims their activities are all related to educating lawmakers […]

The Rush to Dump ALEC

Six More Corporations Dump ALEC; 38 Companies Have Now Cut Ties with Corporate Bill Mill Six more companies have indicated that they are cutting, or have cut, ties to ALEC: General Electric (GE), Western Union, Sprint Nextel, Symantec (maker of Norton antivirus software), Reckitt Benckiser Group (a British consumer goods company that makes such brands […]

Mich. Court of Appeals smacks down Snyder & Schuette, orders collective bargaining amendment onto ballot

Score one for the good guys The Michigan Court of Appeals has once again ordered the Republicans on the Board of State Canvassers to halt their efforts to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of Michigan voters and directed them to place the Protect Working Families, formerly Protect Our Jobs, ballot initiative on the November ballot. The […]

Voter Suppression in Ohio

The ALEC “Trifecta” Over the past two years we’ve seen a very partisan form of state government in Ohio.  Governor John Kasich promoted and signed legislation that directly attacked organized labor (SB-5, a collective bargaining overhaul) which became the centerpiece of the Ohio Republican Party agenda last year and an issue championed by the GOP […]

Rape Is Just Another ‘Method Of Conception’ – Paul Ryan – VIDEO

I think the title of the video pretty much says it all.  What a friggin’ moron.  And this is from a candidate who could be Vice President.  Is this the message we want our elected officials spreading around the world?   To watch this video on the VLTPVideoChannel, please click here