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July 31 T-SPLOST Referendum

Dr. Stein Brings Presidential Campaign to Georgia

Dr. Jill Stein Visits Georgia

Green Party Presidential Candidate Campaigns in Atlanta

 

Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2012 Presidential Candidate will begin her campaign swing through Georgia Friday morning with a press conference on the West steps (Washington Street side) of the Georgia State Capitol, Friday morning at 10 AM.  Her two day visit is filled with events  providing the voting public an opportunity to meet her and to weigh their options for this year's General Election.  

Photo Caption: Stein, a Harvard-educated doctor, was arrested at Fannie-Mae sit-in to Stop Foreclosures. | AP Photo

Top Ten Lies About T-SPLOST July 31 Transportation Referendum

10 T-SPLOST WILL CREATE 200,000 JOBS

We hear this fib every time powerful private interests want to get their hands on our tax dollars. ARC and the Chamber of Commerce said Atlantic Station would bring 30,000 permanent jobs and the BeltLine 70,000. The AFL-CIO, who ought to know, don't believe this nonsense, and refused the mayor's plea to endorse the T-SPLOST.  Even the AJC's Politifact called it a lie.

AJC "Politifact" Reviews "Top 10 Lies About TSPLOST", Gets It Mostly Wrong

You know something's wrong when your major metropolitan newspaper (which owns both local radio & TV stations as well) has a feature called "Politifact".  Shouldn't the untangling of political fact from fiction be the everyday business of journalism?  But this is the same Journal-Constitution that once assured us returning Iraq vets were suffering the effects of Saddam's never-discovered chemical weapons. 

July 31 T-SPLOST Referendum to Bail Out Atlanta's Racist BeltLine

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

The Atlanta BeltLine, is a massive & racist gentrification scheme funded by diverting billions out of Atlanta's Public School budget to banksters and crooked developers. But those billions aren't enough. To bail out the BeltLine, the governor and Atlanta's black mayor want to levy a one-cent sales tax on Atlanta for streetcars and light rail most of black Atlanta will never ride, for Jim Crow streetcars, when black Atlanta neighborhoods don't even get 24 hour bus or train service. Can the black misleadership class really pull this off?