Former independent Congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan has blogged the following address to be read at San Francisco’s local End the Fed demonstration, part of a nationwide coordination of protests being held today outside of all Federal Reserve branches:
Here we are again in front of the Federal Reserve today demanding that the Robber Class change its “evil ways.”
Thanks for coming out today, but chances that the Robber Class will shut down the Fed and coin money that is debt free and more egalitarian are slim to none; or fat to zero!
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On April 28th, 2009, the installation of a statue of Sojourner Truth will make her the first African American woman to have a memorial bust in the United States Capitol building.
2008 Green Party candidate for U.S. President, Cynthia McKinney, has been noted in various media as a supporter of this project.… Read more ...
At the Atlantic, columnist Andrew Sullivan notes that a crucial barometer for President Obama, as the 100 day mark is reached, is Obama’s approval rating among independents and Republicans. Two charts showing that information are published without comment.
Link to chart at The Atlantic: Obama And Independents
Andrew Sullivan / 24 Apr 2009 03:53 pm
Text of a Ralph Nader e-mail announce message dated April 24, 2009:
“No more fine print; no more confusing terms and conditions.” This is what Barack Obama told a White House gathering of leading credit card issuers this week.
Right afterward, President Obama told the press that “there has to be strong and reliable protections for consumers, protections that ban unfair rate increases and forbid abusive fees and penalties.”
This soaring rhetoric places a heavy burden on Mr.… Read more ...