With a major primary in California scheduled for tomorrow, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders hold a voter rally in San Francisco, CA yesterday. A number of performers turned up for the occasion, including Dave Matthews, Fishbone, Fantastic Negrito, and John Dexter Stewart, with special guest talks from Dr. Cornel West, Shailene Woodley and Danny Glover.Matthews took the opportunity to play a four song solo acoustic set, starting with new song “Samurai Cop” (a solo debut) before playing “Ants Marching,” “Don’t Drink The Water,” and the finale, “Mercy.” The powerful music was a welcomed addition to the voter rally.Thanks to Bernie2016tv Live’s stream, you can watch Dave Matthews set below, starting around the 40-minute mark.
Ken Robinson, a retired Marine Corps major general who led NAFCU through a time of technological change and challenges to consumers’ choice to join credit unions, passed away this Monday. He was 86.Robinson retired from the Marine Corps in 1983 after 33 years of service. He joined NAFCU as its chief executive in 1984 also having served on the board of three credit unions and as a management consultant for NCUA. He remained in the NAFCU post until his retirement in 2000.As NAFCU’s top executive, Robinson led a period of growth for the association in staff, membership, technology and influence before Congress on issues important to credit unions. He played a leading role in creation of the Credit Union Campaign for Consumer Choice, whose aim was to reverse a loss in the courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, to banking trades over federal credit unions’ ability to serve multiple-group fields of membership.The Campaign was a joint effort among NAFCU, credit unions, other credit union organizations and consumer and employer groups across the U.S. Robinson provided leadership at every stage, including the industry’s efforts to secure lawmakers’ support for legislation codifying multiple-group chartering. The Credit Union Membership Access Act, drafted to do just that, was passed by the Senate and House in the summer of 1998 and signed by President Clinton Aug. 7. continue reading » 5SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr