Skip to comments.Shutting Down ALEC (Van Jones uses race for extortion...)
Posted on 04/18/2012 9:14:27 AM PDT by yoe
Is it suddenly disreputable to advocate free-market policies? That's the question raised by a remarkable political assault on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which promotes reform in the 50 states. Led by former White House aide Van Jones, various left-wing activists and media are bullying big business to cut off ALEC's funding. So much for free and open debate.
[snip] Enter Mr. Jones and his Color of Change movement, which has ginned up a campaign to portray ALEC as racist and unworthy of business support. The evidence? Well, it seems that ALEC has supportedbrace yourselfvoter ID laws. It has also endorsed so-called "stand your ground" laws that have become controversial in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.
Roughly half the states have passed some form of voter ID law, polls show the public overwhelmingly supports them, there's no evidence they suppress minority turnout, and the Supreme Court has declared a model Indiana ID law to be constitutional.
[snip] In a letter typical of its anti-ALEC campaign, Color of Change urged its 85,000 members to write Coca-Cola and demand that the company stop donating to ALEC .
[snip] The letter also denounced ALEC for supporting Florida's "'Shoot First' law," though similar stand-your-ground laws have passed in some 26 states
[snip] Several other companies have also announced they won't donate to ALEC in the future, including Mars, Wendy's and Kraft. The Gates Foundation donated to ALEC to promote school reform, but in the wake of the left-wing attacks it has also announced it won't again. The likes of AT&T, Wal-Mart, Johnson & Johnson and State Farm have so far withstood the attacks, to their credit.
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What’s so hard about telling a racist commie to KMA? I see FReepers do it everyday, including the founder of this website.
Hey, Jones. KMUSMCA, you commie, piece of racist garbage.
Creatively relabeling the law.
If Coca-Cola succumbs to blackmail and extortion from an admitted communist, this country is gone. I can even understand, though consider it cowardly, when they give in to the likes of Sharpton and Jackson who merely play the race card-almost everyone in public life is scared to silence of being called “rayciss”, sad little empty epithet though it is. But to allow yourself to be blackmailed by an avowed communist just takes the cake.
There are thousands of Van Jones’s.
They may even re-elect the ring leader-—Obama.
Jones simply uses the Alinsky self hate of blacks against whites and anyone else. He is a freak, a robber, a hater etc... his puritanism against success is dyslexic to boot. He is a retard. We do not need people like that around. But the media in self hate is too happy to jump on his laps and have Jones jump on Sharpton and Obama’s lap.
This is a ridiculous disgusting dance of losers who control our country, and that we are paralyzed and that our governmentoid judges and union shop homos keep eating and working for this crap, just shows where this is going. RIght now they got funds and money making them feel good, but this is going to end.
It’s a matter of boiling this to its final defiance to reality and slap the crap out of them into sanity.