Americans Hurt by ALEC “Model Bills” Speak Out at ALEC Annual Meeting as Corporate Members & Politicians Vote on More State Legislation

Whistleblower findings document how ALEC is used by corporations to hurt families, communities ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) is the organization that Representative Tom McMillin belongs to that has been the source of several pieces of legislation Representative McMillin has introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives. On Wednesday, August 3, a teacher, a small […]

Bruce Fealk Talks ALEC Exposed With Tony Trupiano

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no1i7nMmEv0[/youtube] I got a chance to talk with WDTW host Tony Trupiano about the recent revelations about ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. Over 800 pieces of model legislation were recently put up on ALECExposedcourtesy of a whistle blower. Now the tool exists to be able to compare right wing legislation to ALEC model legislation.

ALEC Exposed – Government of the Corporations, By the Corporations and For the Corporations – Part 3

The Center for Media and Democracy recently put on line over 800 pieces of “model legislation” from an organization known as ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. The Rochester Citizen was in Madison when the story broke and the ALEC Exposed web site live. The Center for Media and Democracy is located in Madison, Wisconsin […]

ALEC Exposed – Government of the Corporations, By the Corporations and For the Corporations – Part 2

The Center for Media and Democracy recently put on line over 800 pieces of “model legislation” from an organization known as ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. The Rochester Citizen was in Madison when the story broke and the ALEC Exposed web site live. The Center for Media and Democracy is located in Madison, Wisconsin […]

ALEC Exposed – Government of the Corporations, By the Corporations and For the Corporations – Part 1

The Center for Media and Democracy recently put on line over 800 pieces of “model legislation” from an organization known as ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. The Rochester Citizen was in Madison when the story broke and the ALEC Exposed web site live. The Center for Media and Democracy is located in Madison, Wisconsin […]

Whistleblower Exposes ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) Model Legislation – Proves Beyond All Doubt Representative Tom McMillin On The Side Of Corporations, Not Constituents

State Representative Tom McMillin

On Wednesday the Center for Media in Democracy put up a web site, http://www.AlecExposed.org that contains over 800 pieces of so-called model legislation that has been influenced by ALEC’s 300 corporate members. The content of the 800 pieces of model legislation was provided by a whistleblower from inside ALEC. Many of the bills benefit ALEC’s […]

The Truth About the Mackinac Center and a look at ALEC

One of our bloggers has submitted a great research piece on the Mackinac Center available to you as a pdf. The document discusses funding, political affiliations, and programs. We also have a couple of articles on ALEC, the ‘mother’ of the Mackinac Center, and a pdf that was published by People for the American Way. […]

Legislators Should Reveal Their Affiliation with ALEC, American Legislative Exchange Council

In a January 2010 ruling the United States Supreme Court commonly known as Citizen United, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations, foreign or domestic, can donate unlimited amounts of money to political campaigns in America. In the 2010 midterm elections, the first election since Citizens United, more corporate money was spent on political campaigns by […]

Tom McMillin – Rochester’s Copy and Paste Corporate Legislator

A recent report published by People for the American Way states, “ALEC represents an alarming risk to the credibility of the political process and threatens to greatly diminish the confidence and influence ordinary people have in government. Representative Tom McMillin is a member of ALEC and has been prominently mentioned in at least one press […]

New A-musical Ad: America’s (and Michigan’s) Koch Brothers Addiction

New ad out on the Koch Brothers and their buying of the US and State governments across the country in the name of corporate interests and for privatization of public assets: Does Michigan have a Koch problem? Look for yourself. This is exactly how many feel about these folks: “You are filthy rich, so why […]

Democracy For Sale. ALEC in charge in Michigan.

On tonight's show, Lawrence O'Donnell did a full segment about ALEC and the People for the American way have a report on their web site laying out how our Democracy is for Sale. ALEC represents a who's who of mostly Republican legislators across the country and they have been behind the rash of legislation in […]

Tony Trupiano Interviews Bruce Fealk about ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council

Today I did an interview on Tony Trupiano’s new radio show on WDTW from 6-9 a.m. We talked about the organization known as ALEC, the American Legislative Exhchange Council. You can listen to Tony’s show every weekday morning from 6-9 on 1310 AM or on line at The Tony Show