The Good, The Bad & the Very Very Cacestogenously Ugly!

The Good! *New York State Senator Daniel Squadron* Despite losing many of its members over the past several months - ALEC is still alive and well - and still influencing corporate-friendly legislation across America. And - since somehow ALEC is still registered as a non-profit group and not as a lobbying group - it can influence as much legislation as it wants without anyone knowing. However - New York State Senator Daniel Squadron - a Democrat - is trying to change that. He has created a webpage on his official site asking state legislators or candidates for state legislatures to sign a pledge - disclosing whether or not ALEC has influenced any legislation they may have sponsored or introduced. While the pledge is completely voluntary - it's clear Squadron is trying to put some transparency and accountability back in government - and that's exactly what America needs. The Bad! *Donald Trump* Trump - the darling of the Republican Party and Fox So-Called News - really doesn't like it when journalists call him out. In fact - he hates it so much that he calls them names on Twitter. Recently - Trump called Salon's Alex Pareene "a total joke in political circles" and Vanity Fair's Juli Weiner "a third-rate stalker." Well - this morning - the man with the world's worst hair plugs decided to lash out at Arianna Huffington. In a tweet - Trump said, "@ariannahuff is unattractive both inside and out. I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man - he made a good ...