Moral Monday draws largest crowd yet; protesters blast plans to cut jobless benefits (audio postcard)

The 8th Moral Monday protest brought an estimated 2,000 demonstrators to N.C. General Assembly. Many in this week’s crowd questioned the wisdom of state lawmakers to reject extended federal unemployment benefits, allowing 70,000 North Carolinians to fall off an unemployment cliff July 1st.

Click below to hear from some of the protesters in their own words:

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3 Comments

  1. Doug

    June 25, 2013 at 9:41 am

    Good job rounding up the number! 1,500 becomes 2,000…..then when Willie Barber gets the number the NAACP learns to multiply by what 3? I guess I take back any comments I ever made about NC education. These guys do know how to do ‘rithmatic!

  2. William

    June 25, 2013 at 10:23 am

    Thank God, I thought that Doug’s mindless rambling would go on forever…

  3. Doug

    June 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    I take it back….guess the protesters skipped language arts. Sigh….

    http://twitchy.com/2013/06/24/morons-untie-lefty-nc-students-triumph-over-forces-that-tried-to-concor-them/