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Moral Monday

I was invited to speak at yesterday’s Mountain Moral Monday. Wow. What a great event. Incredible gathering. Great energy. Great message. The campaign to elect Martin Ramsey sent me the following: For Immediate Release: MOUNTAIN MORAL MONDAY PACKS PACK SQUARE Aug. 6th, 2013- Yesterday, an estimated crowd of eight to ten thousand citizens packed downtown Asheville responding to a call to rally in support of Moral Monday and the Forward Together movement. Diverse groups across constituencies such as women’s health advocates, the Campaign for Southern Equality, WNC Labor Council, Save Our Water WNC, and the NAACP came together to issue a

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Frank Luntz on Occupy Wall Street

This is big. Republican talking points on Occupy Wall Street. From TP: – Don’t Mention Capitalism: Luntz said that his polling research found that “The public…still prefers capitalism to socialism, but they think capitalism is immoral. And if we’re seen as defenders of quote, Wall Street, end quote, we’ve got a problem.” – Empathize With The 99 Percent Protesters: Luntz instructed attendees to tell protesters that they “get it”: “First off, here are three words for you all: ‘I get it.’ … ‘I get that you’re. I get that you’ve seen inequality. I get that you want to fix the system.”

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Rally!! Rally for Jobs!!

This is an announcement specifically for those who live in the Asheville, North Carolina area. Jobs, Not Cuts! Pack Square Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011, 5:30 PM The American Dream Movement will succeed only if we stand up and work TOGETHER for a new American Dream. In July, 25,000 of us came together to share our stories and hear from others who are struggling in this economy. Together, we submitted and rated ideas to create the Contract for the American Dream. At the same time, politicians—from city councils to Congress—are focused on “cuts, cuts, cuts” instead of “jobs, jobs, jobs.” That’s why

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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