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Multiple sources are reporting that Anthony Weiner will resign at 2:00 PM EST today. 

According to the NY Times, after discussion with his wife, and under heavy pressure from Democratic leaders, Weiner will formally announce his resignation this afternoon. 

Nancy Pelosi had threatened to take away all his committee appointments. 

President Obama had said that if he were in Weiner's shoes, he would resign. 

The US has lost a stalwart progressive-- certainly a far from perfect man, but one of a very few with the courage to stand up to the darkness that threatens the future of America. 

We can only hope that the interim replacement who is appointed has even a portion of the guts and progressive ideals that Weiner possessed. It is sad that the man was riven with the character flaws that led to the demise of his career. 

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.

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