For everyone who believes in and votes for Republicans or Teabaggers, this is what you’re voting for – a completely anti-human, fascist agenda. There’s not one organization on the left that’s structured, funded and aimed at destroying our democracy and everything that made this country a great place to live. Come on people, we have all got to work together to expose this agenda, get the money out of politics and put our democracy back together with good, honest people who will work hard for the best interest of the average American. Not the filthy rich elite and trans-national corporations.
If you agree that the policy’s below are corrosive to our democracy, please help expose this agenda. These freaks are close to a compete take over if they’re not stopped soon…
ALEC’s Legislative Agenda Exposed
Health, Pharmaceuticals, and Safety Net Programs on the chopping block.
Efforts to Limit Patient Rights and Undermine Safety Net Programs for Older Americans and Others
The bills on this page reveal how ALEC corporations and their legislative partners would privatize Medicare, deregulate health insurers, protect negligent doctors, and cut holes in the safety net. These anti-patient “model bills” advance the interests of global drug companies and the health insurance industry, while eroding the rights and health of Americans. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific changes to our public health laws through these model bills. Do you?
Rewriting the Rules about the Environment, Energy, and Agriculture
This page shows how bills pushed by ALEC corporations work to undermine environmental protections, limit the ability of local government to manage land use, and protect corporate polluters. These “model bills” and resolutions thwart efforts to address climate change, streamline siting of nuclear power plants, and oppose efforts to address hazardous coal waste. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific changes to state laws on these issues through these model bills. Do you?
Limiting Worker and Consumer Rights, Privatizing Government Services, and Pushing “Free” Trade
Through the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, global corporations and state politicians are voting behind closed doors to try to rewrite state laws. Bills on this page limit workers rights and drain labor unions of resources for protecting employees, undermine consumer protections, favor the Wall Street financial agenda, limit the ability to cap exorbitant interest rates on credit cards and big bank fees. The bills and resolutions here also attempt to funnel tax dollars to for-profit corporations through privatization schemes and push the “free trade” agenda that has shipped good-paying American jobs overseas. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific state laws to change worker and consumer rights through these model bills. Do you?
Increasing Profits for School Companies, Undermining Teachers, and Promoting “Conservatives” on Campus
This page reveals how ALEC bills would privatize public education, crush teacher’s unions, and push American universities to the right. Among other things, these bills make education a private commodity rather than a public good, and reverse America’s modern innovation of promoting learning and civic virtue through public schools staffed with professional teachers for children from all backgrounds. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific state laws to change the American education system. Do you?
Efforts to limit democratic participation, facilitate big money in politics, and override the federal government.
This page shows how ALEC bills or resolutions would disenfranchise Americans and give corporations even more power to use their vast financial resources to influence elections in our democracy. These “model bills” include the infamous “Voter ID” bills pushed through this year by new governors, many of whom have ties to ALEC. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific state laws affecting your voting rights and elections through these model bills. Do you?
Efforts to Reshape the Tax Code to Benefit Big Business and the Ultra Rich
This page documents how bills pushed by ALEC corporations would create tax giveaways to Big Business, give tax breaks to the richest, and eviscerate state legislatures’ ability to raise revenue through tax increases. These “model bills” and resolutions also push for extending the Bush tax cuts and attempt to use temporary legislative majorities to tie the hands of future majorities to raise taxes to meet citizens’ needs. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific state laws through these model bills. Do you?
Efforts to Rewrite Americans’ Rights; Changes that Imprison More People for Longer and Make More Money
This page documents how bills pushed by ALEC corporations result in taxpayers subsidizing the profits of the private prison industry by putting more people in for-profit prisons and keeping them in jail for longer. The bills also would put more guns on streets and interfere with local law enforcement decisions about how best to interact with immigrant communities. Through ALEC, corporations have both a VOICE and a VOTE on specific state laws through these model bills. Do you?