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Quote of the Day: Nasheed: “We Have to Focus on Our Communities”; Goes AWOL on Vote Extending Unemployment Benefits

April 13th, 2011 by mopns · No Comments

 Source: AP

“There are simply too many pressing issues at stake in our city, state and our country for us to have any other focus than our communities.”–Rep. Jamilah “Niecey Williams”Nahsheed

Isn’t it ironic that a person who claims they are a “voice for the people” is a recipient of payday loan industry money? Isn’t it doubly ironic that a “voice for the people” abstains from voting to extend unemployment benefits?

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