Come Saturday Morning: Minnesota ALEC Members Pretend ALEC Is Impotent

By: Saturday March 17, 2012 6:45 am

Welcome to Bizarro World, where black is white, up is down, the fire department starts fires and ALEC is just a bunch of toothless eunuchs holding a debating society.


Come Saturday Morning: Why Do Republicans Push ALEC-Written Bills Even After They’re Rejected?

By: Saturday February 11, 2012 6:45 am

As part of an ongoing look at ALEC and its pet legislators, I’m looking at why certain ALEC bills (such as the Minnesota anti-voter “voter ID” bill which, having been shot down by both an ACLU lawsuit and a Mark Dayton veto, is back for its third go-round as a ballot measure) keep getting revived even after being shot down for unconstitutionality and other reasons.

Late Night FDL: Step Right Up and See the ALEC Geek!

By: Wednesday September 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Braaaaaainnnnsss…. he wants your braaaaaainsssss… and your walnut treeeeees…

Come Saturday Morning: “Reform 2.0″ = ALEC Astroturf

By: Saturday September 3, 2011 6:45 am

The very well funded puppeteers of the American Legislative Exchange Council don’t much like it when the general public notices their existence, much less ALEC’s influence over Republican state legislators. So much like a squid squirts ink to cloud up the waters whilst trying to escape from view, ALEC’s squirting some obscuring muck out its hindquarters, the Minnesota version of said muck its Republican minions like Kurt Zellers and Steve Drazkowski call “Reform 2.0″ (h/t Bluestem Prairie).

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