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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-12-11 04:52 PM
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Protesters use downtown Frederick as platform to save the American dream
More than 40 people led by MoveOn rally to send message to politicians
by Margarita Raycheva, Staff Writer

Armed with posters, slogans and umbrellas, more than 40 protesters on Wednesday gathered at the intersection of Market and Patrick streets in downtown Frederick to urge anyone who passed by to help save the American dream.

Inspired by the American Dream Movement and protest rallies that have been going on in cities across the country, protesters urged politicians to put stop the war, end budget cuts and invest money to address the job crisis in order to save the American middle class.

And despite the rainy weather, people of all ages held up signs, sang Woody Guthries This Land is Your Land and encouraged drivers to honk in support of their message.

I am here to support the American Dream Movement, said Valerie Hartman, a Frederick resident and a teacher, who has already participated in a similar rally in Washington, D.C. Hartmans children, on the other hand, marched in the Occupy Wall Street rally in New York ...
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