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Mr. President – You Can Stop the Transfer of Jobs From Private Sector to Prison Slave Labor

by Ex. Dir., Bob Sloan Today I read an article entitled: Fayette apparel plant to close; 119 to lose jobs Though the article opened with the foregoing headline, it didn’t immediately attract a lot of attention.  More and more we read about the loss of jobs due to the closure of small businesses all across the U.S. and […]

ALEC’s Own US Senator?

From Mother Jones by Andy Kroll… Excerpts from this important and informative article: “Before his 14-year stint as governor, before President George W. Bush tapped him to run the Department of Health and Human Services, and before his cushy gig as a wining-and-dining Washington lobbyist,Republican Tommy Thompson began carving out a reputation as powerful state legislator […]

Ohio’s Secretary of State – and ALEC Alum – Ignores Court Order To Expand Weekend Voting

From an AlterNet article / By Steven Rosenfeld VLTP: The legislation popping up in numerous states to disenfranchise millions of predominantly Democratic voters who are students, elderly, Black or Hispanic, come from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).  There have been many articles tracking these efforts back to ALEC.  An article published on PolicyMic and VLTP last […]

Judge Won’t Block Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

I wonder if Judge Robert Simpson is among those judges who have been paid to attend right wing “seminars”–Trips For Judges.  Watch for a future report on www.vltp.net A state judge on Wednesday refused to block Pennsylvania’s controversial voter ID law. Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson’s 70-page order ruled that opponents of the law failed […]

Election Fraud? Look at the Republican Party for Actual Election Fraud.

10+ recent cases of voter fraud by very high-profile GOPers… …you’d think there was an epidemic of Democratic “voter fraud” in this nation. That’s certainly the way the GOP has framed it, fooled the corporate mainstream media into reporting it, and even scammed the White House and Congressional Democrats into going along with it when […]

Mississippi County accused of running ‘school-to-prison pipeline’

The U.S. Department of Justice has accused officials in Lauderdale County, Mississippi of running ‘a school-to-prison’ pipeline that jails juveniles for even minor school disciplinary problems. A letter sent by the civil rights division on Friday charges that the Lauderdale County Youth Court, the Meridian Police Department, and the Mississippi Division of Youth Services have […]

Ohio Limits Early Voting Hours In Democratic Counties, Expands In Republican Counties

From Think Progress By Aviva Shen and Adam Peck Starting October 1st, voters in Democrat-leaning urban centers including Cleveland, Columbus, Akron and Toledo will now only be allowed to vote between 8 am and 5 pm on weekdays, when the majority of people are at work. The board of elections in these counties, which are split evenly between Democrats […]

The Cabal Exposed

This is a series of articles published by Truthout which reports on “The Other ALECs”.  A great deal of time and research is evident in these reports, and while some of the claims made in the articles do not match our research findings–I’m sure that these differences will be examined soon–we want you to read […]

For-Profit College Scams Involve Many ALEC Corporate Members

This is a difficult story to post.  Noted writer David Halperin has penned a number of articles detailing how many for-profit colleges are nothing more than taxpayer defrauding scams. Here are some blurbs from these articles so that you may read up on this despicable subject.  The article titles, which are in blue, are the […]

House Republicans Perpetuate Voter Fraud Myth, Fine With Disenfranchising Voters

“House Republicans criticized the Justice Department for challenging voter ID laws. The critical lawmakers believe that DOJ is acting in a partisan manner and that DOJ’s actions show that the Obama Administration is more concerned with winning in November than protecting against election fraud.” That’s correct folks, Voter Suppression is just fine with Republicans in […]