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Marilyn Armstrong

Marilyn Armstrong is founder of SLO Grassroots Democracy, an independent non-profit action group.

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Following the corporate pied piper

OPINION BY MARILYN ARMSTRONG Prior to the 1970’s, America was primarily a cash based system.  Most families had savings accounts, and adhered to a program of placing 10 percent of their earnings into their savings. Even large ticket items, such as the family car, were often purchased with cash. In 1968 Americans were enjoying a […]... (Continue Reading)

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Vote to protect our coastline on June 22

By MARILYN ARMSTRONG Governor Schwarzenegger last month called for a special election to fill the California State Senate seat vacated by Republican Abel Maldonado. Schwarzenegger set a date of June 22, now just 10 days away. Efforts by Democrats to stop the election due to the burden of cost to the counties failed, and absentee […]... (Continue Reading)