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ALEC fires back, but proves its 'pro-business' state index is bogus
ALEC fires back, but proves its 'pro-business' state index is bogus

Plainly stung by the chorus of ridicule that has greeted their latest attempt to paint anti-union policies and tax cuts for the rich as pathways to economic nirvana, the folks at the American Legislative Exchange Council have struck back with a "response to the critics."  If you don't know ALEC, you should. It's a right-wing think tank funded by big business and the Koch brothers to promote enactment of conservative nostrums by state legislatures. Aside from the make-the-rich-richer economic policies listed above, ALEC is also behind the "stand your ground" gun laws that have done so much to spread bloodshed across the American landscape.  Recently...

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