Tag Archives: ALEC

AFP Defends The American Dream, Highlights Rich States and Poor States

While many  in the political arena are focused on national elections, we can’t forget how local issues also effect the socioeconomic fabric of local communities.  As The Defending The American Dream Summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity begins, one of the sessions focused solely on this issue concerning state policy and how it drives economic… Read More »

The Left’s Bleeding of ALEC

For over a year, the political left has waged a vicious and effective campaign to dissolve the American Legislative Exchange Council.  Twenty-five companies have already cut ties with ALEC and liberal groups are keeping the pressure on the organization through shame campaigns and other forms of extortion.  As reported by CJ Ciaramella of the Washington Free… Read More »

ALEC Still Under Siege

The butcher’s bill keeps growing for the American Economic Exchange Council.  So far, 23 private sector clients have fled the left-wing pressure that is being mounted against the group in a concerted effort to drive them away from the political discussion.  The left hates ALEC for their limited government, free market principles, and formulation of… Read More »

Walmart Caves to Far Left Pressure, Leaves ALEC

Walmart, the largest retailer in the country, has fled ALEC in the progressive left’s latest victory in its war on the organization.  Jessica Wohl of Daily Finance stated “In April, ALEC said it was abandoning the committee that worked on “public safety and elections” to focus on the economy. Despite the change, Walmart decided it… Read More »

The War on ALEC

I admit that I probably should have written about this long ago, but it remains a highly salient issue. For months the far left has been waging a campaign to destroy the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which has only intensified in the wake of the Trayvon Martin Shooting.  ALEC is a private-public partnership of… Read More »

Let’s Play “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader” on Capitol Hill

What the U.S. needs more than anything right now might be an amendment to the laws that determine eligibility of individuals seeking public office. Debbie Wasserman Schultz could be the poster-child for promoting this move. Her failure to grasp her own job description is just simply disgusting. Bret Baier deserves a medal for not laughing… Read More »