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News :: Politics
Governor Candidate Ask: Is Wall Street in the California Governor’s Race?
30 Apr 2010
Two California governor candidates, Republican Candidate Steve Poizner and PFP Candidate Stewart Alexander are sharing the concerns of millions of Californians; how deep was Meg Whitman’s involvement during the period when she serve on the board of Goldman Sachs. Stewart Alexander says “California is in a deep financial crisis and Californians need to know how much did Goldman Sachs contributed to the state’s financial crisis and what part did Meg Whitman play.”
Meg Whitman remains silent about ties with Goldman Sachs

Stewart A. Alexander
For California Governor
Peace and Freedom Party 2010
http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/campaign

April 29, 2010

While Republican front-runner Meg Whitman is sharing what she will do for California if elected governor, millions of Californians want to know about her past connections with Goldman Sachs and Wall Street. According to the CS Monitor, “Ms. Whitman sat on the board of Goldman Sachs before resigning seven years ago in a controversy over how she and other executives received shares in initial public offerings. Campaign finance records show she held stakes in Goldman and Goldman-managed investment funds after resigning.”

On Tuesday, seven current and former Goldman Sachs employees including CEO Lloyd Blankfein testified before a Senate Subcommittee investigating the role Goldman Sachs played in the mortgage meltdown that triggered the global financial crisis. During the hearing, U.S. Senator Carl Levin stated that “evidence shows that Goldman Sachs helped build and operated that conveyor belt that fed toxic mortgages and mortgage securities into the financial system and then made large bets against the market it helped create, reaping the profits from it.”

Now two California governor candidates, Republican Candidate Steve Poizner and PFP Candidate Stewart Alexander are sharing the concerns of millions of Californians; how deep was Meg Whitman’s involvement during the period when she serve on the board of the Wall Street financial giant. Stewart Alexander says “California is in a deep financial crisis and Californians need to know how much did Goldman Sachs contributed to the state’s financial crisis and what part did Meg Whitman play.”

Over the past decade, Meg Whitman has made a fortune from her dealings on Wall Street and with Goldman Sachs and Ms Whitman has committed $150 million of that fortune to buy the California governor’s seat. With little or no political experience, the billionaire Republican has already spent more than $60 million dollars on television and radio ads covering the entire state. Her campaign has offer little substance regarding how she will put more than two million Californians back to work or how she will solve the state’s financial crisis.

Meg Whitman has stated that she will run California like a business; however, most of her business experience and successes have resulted from her Wall Street ties during a period when Wall Street reaped trillions in profits at the expense of Main Street.

Stewart Alexander says “If we have a governor candidate that can buy her way into the governor’s office, Californians need to know if she can be trusted and if she will be working for Wall Street or for the people of California.” Alexander is calling on U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr., Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee to arrange immediate congressional hearings to determine the involvement of Meg Whitman and other Goldman Sachs board members regarding business activities that led to the criminal charges that were filed by the SEC against Goldman Sachs.

Stewart Alexander is calling on Steve Poizner to join his call to have the U.S. House of Representative to launch an immediate investigation of Meg Whitman and her involvement with Goldman Sachs.

For more information search the Web for: Stewart Alexander for Governor

http://www.afroarticles.com/article-dashboard/myarticles/Stewart-A--Alex

Goldman Sachs Could Roil California Governor Race
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2010/0419/Goldman-Sachs-could-roil

CA Gubernatorial Candidate Meg Whitman Has a Dirty Little Goldman Sachs Secret
http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/149258

Governor Candidate Alexander: California Governor’s Seat Could Cost $200 Million
http://www.banderasnews.com/1003/edop-stewartalexander22.htm

San Francisco Chronicle: Brown’s silence on insurer raising questions
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/16/BA2P1CVA4H.D

Governor Candidate Stewart Alexander: Who is Running A.G. Jerry Brown’s Office
http://www.banderasnews.com/0912/edop-stewartalexander25.htm

Governor Candidate Stewart Alexander: Who Are You Kidding Jerry Brown?
http://www.banderasnews.com/1003/edop-stewartalexander11.htm

California Governor Candidate Stewart Alexander Receives SPUSA Endorsement
http://www.banderasnews.com/1002/nw-stewartalexander06.htm

Labor leader Jack Gerson Endorse Stewart Alexander for California Governor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1QqePaO-DA

Stewart Alexander deserves a chance at the governor’s seat
By: Susanna Dvortsin, Orange County Independent Examiner

Socialist Party USA
http://socialistparty-usa.org/

Peace and Freedom Party
http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/campaign

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