People are always tweeting for AT&T to DumpALEC.
Unless WE dump AT&T – they aren’t going to budge.
AT&T has made a bundle of “bills” – off their membership in the American Legislative Exchange council (ALEC) – but then that is what it is all about – for the Corporate Profit Sector members of ALEC.
Political contributions and lobbying
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, AT&T is the second largest donor to United States political campaigns, and the top American corporate donor, having contributed more than US$47.7 million since 1990, 56% and 44% of which went to Republican and Democratic recipients, respectively. Also, during the period of 1998 to 2010, the company expended US$130 million on lobbying in the
. A key political issue for AT&T has been the question of which businesses win the right to profit by providing broadband internet access in the United States . United States
In 2005, AT&T was among 53 entities that contributed the maximum of $250,000 to the second inauguration of President George W. Bush.
American Legislative Exchange Council
Bill Leahy, representing AT&T, sits on the Private Enterprise Board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Abra Cadabra –
ALEC “model” Legislation:
Look at everything they have already gotten in
Wisconsin, as reported at ALEC Exposed.
And when you multiply that by 50
– AT&T has made a bunch of moolah
– AT&T will continue to rake in the big bucks
– off their membership in the American Legislative Exchange council (ALEC) – but then that is what it is all about – for the Corporate Profit Sector members of ALEC.
Everyday people working together!!!!
Keep signing those petitions folks!
Resign those petitions folks
Make your voice heard
Say NO to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)!
Thanks to the Efforts of YOU!!!!