Two Arrested for Obama Effigy in KY; Meatpacking Exec Arrested for Hiring Postville Immigrants

By The News Oct 31, 2008

Attack ad’s darkened images prompt questions "A Republican attack ad invites viewers to "meet the real Ashwin Madia," but the still photos featured in the spot present a noticeably darker version of the 3rd District DFL congressional candidate." KARE11. Working Together for a Green New Deal "To accomplish our tasks today, we need a similar force: an electoral New Deal coalition for our time. Let’s call it the Green Growth Alliance. Such an alliance would be a broad effort fusing wise, compassionate forces in civil society with the enlightened self-interest of the rising green business community." The Nation. 2 accused of hanging Obama effigy on Ky. campus "A University of Kentucky student and another man were arrested Thursday, accused of hanging a life-sized likeness of Barack Obama from a tree on the campus." Associated Press. Federal Charges for Ex-C.E.O. at Meatpacker "Federal immigration agents on Thursday arrested the former chief executive of Agriprocessors Inc., the nation’s biggest kosher meatpacking company, accusing him of harboring immigrants at a plant in Postville, Iowa, where about 400 immigrant workers were arrested in a raid in May."