Short Little Rebel has done an incredible amount of work here, and her analysis is impeccable.
It's along article but, it has to be be. Read and study it all. Personally, I'm appalled that such a monstrosity could even be conceived of (particularly in America) but here it is, in all it's grisly glory.
I would say take it to the bank, but that would be counterproductive, write, fax, call, scream, contact your representatives howver you can.