Monday, September 14, 2009

Protestors target government spending priorities

Protests were held across the country this past Saturday by citizens frustrated with the spending decisions being made in Washington D.C. Among the local protests were rallies at the state capitol in Olympia and in Yakima. Here are some photos of the Olympia rally. When asked by The Yakima Herald why he was at the Yakima rally, sixty-nine year old Jack Weston replied: “Bank bailouts should never have happened. Taking over the car companies should never have happened,” he said. He ultimately came away encouraged. “I’m doing a small part in protecting this county.” The largest of the spending protest occurred in Washington D.C. with an estimated tens of thousands converging on the Capitol. The New York Times reports the number of protesters took authorities by surprise . . . READ MORE


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