Tag Archives: ALEC

Charter schools helped murder Motown, and they’re not done yet.

The Con Artistry of Charter Schools – In These Times “The troubled Hartford charter school operator FUSE was dealt another blow Friday when FBI agents served it with subpoenas to a grand jury that is examining the group’s operations. When two Courant … Continue reading

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John Oliver’s US prison rant hones in on (you guessed it!) @FLGovScott

   

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Uncertain about #NetNeutrality? Learn the truth in half an hour.

Towards the end of the video, it’s revealed that #NoSlowLane isn’t the biggest #NetNeutrality battle – many rural areas have no “lane” whatsoever, courtesy of their morally bankrupt state legislators and governors. See where some North Carolina kids have to … Continue reading

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Texas AG comes through for constituents.

Texas Attorney General Rebuffs ALEC’s Effort to Declare Itself Immune from Open Records Law Texas Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an Open Records Letter Ruling rejecting an effort by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to declare itself … Continue reading

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has no ground to stand on re Stand Your Ground

Florida sheriffs: Keep ‘Stand your ground’ as written | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com The Florida Sheriff’s Association is no longer neutral on the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, the new president of the association, … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis, pro-compassion; John Kasich, pro-crazy

6 Truly Unbelievable Ways Ohio Has Just Eviscerated Women’s Rights | Alternet The bill is in line with the extreme measures the GOP has been pushing around the country and that caught national attention in Texas. via 6 Truly Unbelievable … Continue reading

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5 Exciting Verdicts: Occupy Keeps Winning in Court | Care2 Causes

While Occupy might not be grabbing as many headlines as of late, many of the cases from previous years’ incidents are finally reaching their conclusions in court. The good news is that the outcomes are overwhelmingly in favor of the … Continue reading

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