ALEC--conspiracy theory

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With even WalMart bailing out of ALEC, what are the odds that the corporations will simply leave ALEC as an empty shell and set up a new organization to continue what they have been doing?

dorfman
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They'll probably make another one and call it "We love puppies, Inc." or something completely unrelated to what they actually do. Or they will do what they have been doing with everything else and name it something patriotic like, "The Patriots Association for Fighting for Freedom and the American Way"

ah2
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Dec. 13, 2010 10:00 pm

I think I heard of ALEC divesting its self of political activity, having set up a spun off sub division to handle THAT stuff.
Hey, all you moneyed lefty liberal progressives, and I know there's a few of you out there. We need PALEC. The Progressive American Legislative Exchange Counsel.

Yammerman
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We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy

Here's a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, "When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of corporations in America in the American public media?"

In the abstract, it seems like a silly question. So let me rephrase it:

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