Category Archives: ALECexposed

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story ♀ The Best Candidate for Minorities and Women (Not Hillary, Not Now) Hillary’s high polling among African Americans and championing by women, including EMILY’s List, are often viewed as signs of her strong support from minorities and women (and many who are both).   – Read the full article

“I’d Like to Buy the World” (says) KOCH

“Media bias has been a favorite theme of the Right for decades, of course.-“Thomas Frank The political activities of the Koch brothers have been influencing policy for decades.  The grand puppet masters sit atop their corporate throne pulling the strings of their sponsored politicians, while Americans suffer the consequences. – Read the full article

Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of its industrial and coal mining jobs, was sentenced to 3 months in juvenile detention.  – Read the full article

Gerrymandering, Jury-Rigging and Judicial Rewriting Are the Wave of the Future, Conservative Soldiers!

Greetings and salutations, fellow captains of industry and our Republican lapdogs!  I’m wiring you this electronic mail-o-gram from the deck of my mega-yacht Duchess’ Bounty.  What wizardry is this, you may ask, that such a feat is possible from the seas?  – Read the full article

How Many Children Is Too Many To Sacrifice at the Altar of the Gun Lobby?

I can’t help but cry inside when I read this headline: 18 Children Killed in Grade School Shooting in Connecticut The news is still spotty, and some are saying it’s closer to 30.  It may go higher, and it may be tomorrow before we get a full picture of what happened. – Read the full article

The Freedom to Massacre

America is the land of the free.  And no other freedom quite defines and distinguishes America from the rest of the world like the freedom to own guns.  Lots and lots of guns.  Automatic shotguns, military-grade assault rifles, semi-automatic pistols.  And ammunition.  – Read the full article

ALEC on the defensive

The American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC, the right-wing group that, with corporate backing, literally writes Republican legislation to further it’s corporate agenda is on the defensive. As you may have heard, individuals have been using social media to pressure corporations to cut ties with ALEC, and its working. – Read the full article