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Rdunkelart_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sun Aug 25 2002 - 08:09:33 PDT


 

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Hi Quartergaters,

Thanks for your incredible patience, sense of humor, and continued support.
Keep watching the media...you ain't seen nothin' yet!

The REAL story is just about to break in the national media. NPR's Morning
Edition on monday will have an interview I gave, calling for a congressional
investigation of the State Quarters program. Unfortunately, a state
investigation may be required as well.

We now have documents that contain clear and convincing evidence that the US
Mint knowingly sponsored fraudulent contests in many states. Our governor is
just one of many who were duped by the Mint's deceptive advertising. But our
governor's office knowingly covered the Mint fraud when they learned the
truth.

We will be in Washington monday morning, demanding a meeting with the Sec of
the Treasury. By thursday if we haven't gotten his attention, we'll be in NY
hitting all the media outlets. We have a tentative slot on the Today show for
thursday, but will be outside the window with a giant quarter if all else
fails. We also have interviews with about a dozen magazines and the Wall
Street Journal.

We just received a letter from the Treasury Dept, stating that they have
revised the rules for future state's quarter competitions, so that a real and
honest opportunity exists for state participation. Hurrah! But that still
leaves a half dozen states already victimized and twisting in the wind.

The residents in Maine, Texas, Illinois, Florida, Arkansas and Missouri have
all been conned into meaningless participation in fraudulent contests. Our
efforts can now be focused on helping them to restore their state pride.

We have 100,000 more stickers on hand now. Come by anytime and we'll talk art
(for a change!).

Stay tuned!

Paul Jackson
StateArtistsOnStateQuarters.com

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