Real grassroots politics
In the past decade, I've been reassessing my party affiliation. Formerly, a Democrat but in the last election of 2008, I voted Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala (Green Party). I didn't think they got a fair share of press, as they were not represented in any of the debates:
http://www.jill2016.com/openthedebatespetiton It was probably because she attended an Occupy rally and was arrested:
As I was walking in Harlem, I came across this candidate:
and checked out his brochure (front/back):
He passed the SCRIE bill in 2002:
SCRIE is an acronym for "Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption" (SCRIE) Program
If you're concerned about the cost of housing, then:
On Tuesday, June 28th, let's fight right along with him. Vote Adam Clayton Powell for Congress.
--Mary Sweeting, Jose Rivera and Christina Johnson
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to attend his event this last weekend, Saturday, May 14th, 2:00pm-4:00pm at the Harlem Repertory Theater, 240 E. 123rd St. @2nd Ave. However, if you did, please blog about it, and I'll publish your urls in this post. Thanks!