Think and Ink: President Obama: “We must encourage community banks to lend money … to help our economy.” FDIC to banker: “You’re required to increase your reserves.” Copyright 2010, Think and Ink, O’Hara and Hoit. Contact: Charlotte O’Hara.
Kansas Clips from Thursday through Sunday: Kansas Reporter State revenue drops 10.2 percent in November Overland Park looks for free help to stretch budget Watchdogs Kansas: More Questions — and Answers — on School Funding FDIC announces closing of Overland Park bank Nebraska: Nebraska Bipolar on Stimulus Spending State Cars Hit Tax Dollars Hard Texas: [...]
[Updated Sept 13] According to a Show-Me Institute Policy Pulse blog post about 2500 attended the United We Stand — Freedom Fest at Theis Park in Kansas City on Saturday. Participants were from both Missouri and Kansas. See videos of the event below.
The Health Care for America Now! (HCAN) web site announced a Health Care Can’t Wait Rally at 5th and Minnesota in Kansas City, KS from 6 to 7 PM tonight, which was near Congressman Dennis Moore‘s Office in Wyandotte County. HCAN’s event page said “our partners are making sure Congress hears from voters all across [...]
Many activists from both the political left and political right met in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last week to discuss political matters, and the way “new media” affects communicating with the public. Four years ago the left started YearlyKos, which was later renamed NetRoots. Last year they held their third annual convention in Austin, Texas in August. [...]
A group of concerned citizens met in a parking lot north of Johnson County Community College (JCCC) about 6:45 this morning and listened to Congressman Dennis Moore on KMBZ news radio before ‘greeting’ him upon his arrival at JCCC. For months Congressman Dennis Moore has not been willing to meet with many of these constituents, [...]
Recent video of former Kansas Governor and now HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius with Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter in front of a group of concerned citizens in Philadelphia has been cited as “orchestrated outrage” by some such as Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. Possibly to avoid any confrontation with concerned citizens who have read the proposed health [...]
This afternoon a group met across the street from the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City to “welcome” Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to Kansas City. The protest event was promoted to be an “angry mob parody” but the small group of about 35 everyday people were all friendly. They were concerned with how [...]
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will being taking questions in a forum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City on Sunday, July 26 from an audience of 40 people. From the News Hour‘s web page: On July 26, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will join Jim Lehrer in Kansas City, Mo., for an on-the-record [...]
About 115 attended a late afternoon “Audit the Fed” rally today outside Kansas Congressman Dennis Moore’s office in Overland Park. The rally was organized by the Johnson County Campaign for Liberty group. With fairly tight Overland Park police security on the grounds, a smaller group entered Dennis Moore’s office and delivered 1100 petitions asking him [...]