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 […]

Citizens Sue Governor Snyder and Treasurer Dillon On Constitutional Grounds Over Emergency Managers

Two of the twenty eight named plaintiffs, Edith Lee Payne and Evelyn Foreman spoke to the media on Wednesday in Detroit to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Governor Rick Snyder and Treasurer Andy Dillon on the grounds that the so-called Emergency Manager legislation passed recently by the Michigan legislature is unconstitutional. The citizens’ […]

Mitt Romney’s No Apology Tour Rolls Through Michigan

Republican Presidential candidates, Mitt Romney, made a campaign stop in Livonia today, visiting with patrons at Senate Coney Island.  Greeting him were about 100 mostly union protesters to remind him of his lack of support for the auto industry when it was on its last legs. Ten-year-old, Lizmary Fernandez came out to the event with […]

Governor Snyder Explains “Shared Sacrifice”

I really don’t understand his answer and what he means by “shared sacrifice.” It seems to me the Governor doesn’t really understand the concept of shared sacrifice, unless he means sharing between old people and poor people. Certainly wealthy people in Michigan are not sharing in the sacrifice. They are benefiting from the sacrifice of […]

EXCLUSIVE! Oakland County Democratic Party Chair Steps Down Over Tea Party Affidavit

The following statement was made by chair Mike McGuinness at tonight’s regularly scheduled executive board meeting of the Oakland County Democratic Party: “It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve as chair of the Oakland County Democratic Party and I’ve enjoyed my time in that role. Because of a new professional opportunity, effective tonight, […]