Posts Tagged ‘American Legislative Exchange Council’

“The Ugly States of the Union”

Each year we get an assessment of the nation’s health.

That comes from the President in the State of the Union address delivered to the whole nation in front of both houses of Congress. And, whether you like it or not, it’s the President’s view of how we’re doing as a nation.

And, though our nation is slowly recovering from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, there are some big problems in this country that we, as a nation, need to address.

These huge problems are originating at the state level.

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“Supremely Fallacious”

This article has been posted on The Huffington Post. To read it on Huff Post click on the link.

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The High Court has lost its purpose and credibility!

After his incredulous statement, Justice Scalia’s qualifications for wearing the ‘Black Robe’ are once again being challenged. His reference to broccoli was innocuous compared to his newest, racially charged, utterance.

Recent statements by the Italian-American member of the Supreme Court have prompted discourse about his partiality and the damage that one-sidedness has done to the country. The court’s bias is also under constant scrutiny.

But Scalia is not the only Supreme Court Justice whose position’s have come under fire.

Will the court make a big mistake as they near a decision on voting rights?

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“The Silent Minority”

It’s what the Republicans don’t say that’s disturbing.

As we move toward a ‘fiscal cliff,’ Republicans continue their rhetoric; rhetoric that makes no sense given the existing situation, recent election, and prevailing consensus.

Republicans are loquacious when using talking points — most of them lies or misinformation — but are evasive when asked specifics or their ‘real’ positions. They’re equally tight-lipped about the damage they caused while in a position of leadership.

Haven’t Democrats caused all the problems?

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“Defeating Walker’s Right-Wing Money Machine”

The tainted politician receives millions from outside interests!

Scott Walker, the short-term Governor of Wisconsin, is nothing more than a right-wing operative; a tool for the subversive and restrictive agenda of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.

His policies have hurt Wisconsin, and hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites have joined to recall the controversial Governor.

How important is the recall of Governor Walker?

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