Posts Tagged 'bail out'

What the left fails to comprehend about direct action

David Sirota has an excellent analysis on the travesty that is now playing out on Capitol Hill, but he does not take the next step of suggesting we directly hold the special intrensts’ feet to the fire. Imagine if the pressure that is now being exerted upon Congress and the Senate were also exerted upon the US Chamber of Commerce, American Bankers Association and the Financial Services Roundtable.

DC against the bail out

DC Protest: Put Main Street First! No to the Bush Bailout!

September 25, 2008
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Meet at Pershing Park, 4pm SHARP! The park is located diagonally across from the Treasury Department (15th St, NW btw E St. and Pennsylvania Ave). Organizers will be handing out flyers & signs. From Pershing Park we will march to the White House. Please join us at the White House (1600 Pennsylvania Ave, across from Lafayette Park) if you arrive after 4:15pm. Nearest Metro: McPherson or Farragut North

March to the White House THIS THURSDAY 9/25, 4pm Join USAction Education Fund, and others opposed to a blank check for Wall Street for a march to the White House. Flyers & signs provided. It will most likely rain tomorrow — dress for the weather!!


Meet at Pershing Park, located diagonally across from the Treasury Department (15th St, NW btw E st. and Pennsylvania Ave)
Washington , DC 20220



Bail out on the Bail out: Restructure Loans, Don’t Foreclose on Homes

September 26, 2008
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
US Treasury Dept – 15th Street between F and G
Washington, DC, DC 20002

COME JOIN Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and Rainbow PUSH Coalition For An INFORMATIONAL PICKET Bail out of the Bail Out – Restructure Loans, don’t Foreclosure on Homes! U.S. Department of Treasury 15th street – Between F and G Street Friday, September 26, 2008 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. Participants will meet at 11:45 AM: Please RSVP by calling: Rainbow PUSH Coalition 202-393-7874


Maryland bloggers react to financial scam proposal

The proposed taxpayer-funded bailout of Wall St. – what can we expect from some local politicians?

Looks like Cardin has already folded and Steny Hoyer isn’t far behind.