A few weeks ago Procter & Gamble taunted the boycotters of ALEC today they that they are leaving the American Legislative Exchange Council.
ALEC’s assault on democracy, though successful up until now, is over and it is entirely due to activist organizations and social media.
Yum! Brands, the owner of Pizza Hut, KFC, and Taco Bell has yielded to the ColorofChange boycott and became the 12th company to dump ALEC.
For now, ALEC's announcement is cause for celebration and an indication that the people wield more power than corporations if they are driven, well-informed, and organized.
It’s not enough to vote for the President and leave the trench work unattended. You have the power to change to change the Castle Doctrine. Do something. Now.
When an African-American makes the mistake of defending their property against a white man, as was the case in Georgia, courts have found that Stand Your Ground does not apply.
While ALEC whines the people have realized they control corporate wealth, and with this knowledge comes the power to bring about real change.
ALEC has no idea of the destructive wave coming at them when the occupy movement and working Americans exert real and sustained pressure that would make Jefferson proud.
Another display of grassroots muscle caused the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to drop their financial support for ALEC.
The Republicans and their far-right religious sycophants have all but rendered the government ineffective through grid-locking strategies the prevent any meaningful initiatives from being passed.
In an incredible display of the power of boycotts, it only took 5 hours for ColorofChange to get Coca-Cola to stop supporting ALEC.
There is no reason for ALEC to promote the Castle Doctrine in 24 states except to allow racists to kill people of color.
It is not a stretch to imagine that ALEC has deliberately sought to arm as many disgruntled Americans as possible and given them legal cover to “defend their liberty” from the overreaching government.
Remember the dark days of Dick Cheney's secretive Enron meetings? Well, they're coming for you again only this time, they're wearing a Mitt mask.
Corporations are taking over the incarceration of prisoners to make billions of dollars in profit while lobbying against much needed reforms.
Here is a how to use a Freedom Of Information request to turn up the pressure on ALEC.
Pat Robertson warned viewers today that watching Twilight invites the Demonic in. Funny though, ALEC shares many of the characteristics of Robertson's Twilight demons.
The next time you go to the polls, know that you’re not voting for Joe or Judy or Alan. You’re voting for ALEC. That’s who runs your state.