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SHIRLEY GOLUB FOR CONGRESS 2008

GOODKARMA PR OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Giant Chicken to Visit Nancy Pelosi in Washington DC

San Francisco, CA May 27, 2008 - With the U.S. Congress unwilling to oppose the Bush Administration's request for hundreds of billions more in funding the military occupation of Iraq, one has to wonder what need there is in sending another chicken to Washington, DC. But that's just what Congressional primary challenger Shirley Golub is planning to do.

Shirley explains, "This coming Thursday, May 29 at 10AM (ET), one of my volunteers will dress up in a chicken costume and go up to the West Steps of Capitol Hill, where they will gather with video cameras on the steps of the House of Representatives. What I am hoping to accomplish with this is to demonstrate just how truly useless it is to send a chicken to Congress."

Since she first challenged Nancy Pelosi for the Democratic primary nomination (to be decided on June 3), Shirley has repeatedly called the Speaker of the House out as being a political coward. "It is not just the continuing surrender on funding for an occupation which the American people overwhelmingly want to be done with," says Shirley. "Nancy Pelosi has been afraid to even attend a debate on the issues in the 8th Congressional district of California, trying to ignore me, just as she has ignored the will of all the rest of her constituents."

She continues, "All Nancy Pelosi has really done since the people made her Speaker, giving her a majority and a mandate, is feather her own nest. First she chickened out on a marketing snow job called "The Surge", and now she is surrendering in advance, giving the war profiteers even more than they asked for."

All this talk and action is getting Shirley Golub serious national press coverage for her upstart candidacy. Her recent "Rubber Chicken" TV ad received widespread attention in the media and was picked up as a story by The Hill, in Washington, DC.

Comcast Cable in San Francisco refused to run the ad on their MSNBC channel, until Golub rallied more than 6,000 people to email the CEO of Comcast to protest the use of political censorship. Within 24 hours of this mass outpouring of citizen activism, Comcast completely backed down, and accepted the ad.

Golub concludes, "The people of San Francisco have a real choice on June 3. This is a two person race for the Democratic nomination. By coming out to vote for me, we can have immediate policy change in Congress, and put our representatives on notice that any one of them can be removed for their cowardice at the next election. Pretending to represent the people and then taking impeachment off the table isn't just chicken, it's morally wrong. Of course, I wish no disrespect to our nation's poultry."

To schedule an interview with Shirley or for more information on the Chicken in Washington contact Priscilla Trauner at 866-428-1271 or press@shirley08.com.


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Chicken Delights Tourists But Where's Nancy Pelosi?

San Francisco, CA May 30, 2008 - To the wide-eyed delight of numerous tourists and field trip groups, one of Shirley Golub's volunteers arrived at the nation's Capitol on Thursday morning dressed in a chicken costume. Golub is challenging Nancy Pelosi in the Democratic congressional primary in San Francisco on June 3.

The giant chicken told the curious gathering crowd, "Shirley Golub sent me to demonstrate what it's like to send a chicken to Congress, which is what you're doing if you re-elect Nancy Pelosi." He was hoping to see Pelosi to ask her why she was being such a chicken on issues like impeachment, ending the funding for the Iraq occupation and everything else. But unfortunately no members of Congress were around, prompting the chicken to ask, "Where is everyone? Did they all fly the coop?"

This not the first time Golub has effectively accused members of Congress, and Pelosi in particular, of being political cowards. Her recent "Rubber Chicken" TV ad received widespread attention in the media and was picked up as a story by The Hill, in Washington, DC. Comcast Cable in San Francisco refused to run the ad on their MSNBC channel, until Golub rallied more than 6,000 people to email the CEO of Comcast to protest the use of political censorship. Within 24 hours of this mass outpouring of citizen activism, Comcast completely backed down, and accepted the ad.

Shirley Golub sums it up by saying, "The whole chicken thing has been good for a laugh, but the people of San Francisco have a serious decision to make. Congress is about to surrender hundreds of billions of dollars more to extend this indefensible Iraq disaster for another year, with thousands more senseless deaths and terrible mutilations of our brave service men and women there. On June 3, we can finally put our foot down and say, 'No', if we only have the courage to do so."

To schedule an interview with Shirley contact Priscilla Trauner at 866-428-1271 or press@shirley08.com. To learn more about Shirley's campaign log on to http://www.Shirley08.com.


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