Category Archives: Blog post

US Reps. Broun, Kingston, Price (R-GA) Support Auditing the Fed

Libertarian US Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) has introduced a bill demanding transparency at the Federal Reserve.  Most of Ron Paul’s bills are not economically progressive in any way.  Also, most don’t get more than one or two cosponsors. However, this one has 39 co-sponsors, the majority of whom are Republicans, including 3 GA Republicans, US Reps. Broun, Kingston, Price.  It […]

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US HHS Releases Funds for Senior Nutrition Programs

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the Obama administration announced Wednesday the Department of Health and Human Services will provide $65 million for congregate nutrition programs to be provided at senior centers and other community sites.  Additionally, there will be $32 million for home delivered nutrition services delivered to the elderly at home and $3 million […]

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Atlantans to mark 6th year of Iraq occupation with march, speakers and sneakers

Atlantans will commemorate six years of death and destruction, and demand an end to occupation in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine, this Thursday, March 19. Activities will include an educational forum at 3 p.m. at Georgia State University; and a veterans-led march from Woodruff Park to CNN at 5, which will culminate with a symbolic shoe-throwing at an effigy of George […]

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NEWS BRIEF: McKinney Mum on AJC Libel Suit Withdrawal

(APN) ATLANTA — Former US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) withdrew her libel lawsuit against the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper, Atlanta Progressive News can confirm. McKinney referred a question as to why she withdrew her lawsuit to her attorney, Mike Raffauf. However, while Raffauf confirmed the lawsuit has been retracted, he said he was not authorized to explain why McKinney decided to […]

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