So I was happy to see that a journalist of such a high caliber as Paul Krugman took them to task for promoting privatization efforts that threaten to dismantle many democratic institutions. He focused only a small part of his article on the group's work with the private prison industry, and mentioned how SB1070 came out of an ALEC conference. But CCA's
Folks, this is only a small taste of what a truly free market would be capable of. As groups like ALEC erode the foundation of civility and equity on which our country has thrived, by promoting privatization of public assets and destroying the democratic party's voting base, we, the common people, lose. Thankfully there are still reporters with some cojones who tackle these important issues, but they seem to be getting fewer and farther between. ALEC is an absolute menace to the 99% of people who don't stand to benefit from an even greater concentration of political power and wealth.