[act-ma] 04/14 10am-1pm: Tell Palin and Tea Partiers: Fund Jobs, Not War!

UJP: United for Justice with Peace ujpcoalition at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 06:31:39 PDT 2010


Tell Palin and Tea Partiers: Fund Jobs, Not War!

Join with peace and justice activists this Wednesday as we protest
hate-monger Sarah Palin’s appearance in Boston.  Palin is appearing at a rally
on the Boston Common<http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/04/11/tea_party_is_on_guard_for_hub_stop/>
sponsored
by the Tea Party Express.

The protest, on *Boston Common Wednesday, April 14, from 10am to 1pm*, is
sponsored by *United for Justice with Peace <http://justicewithpeace.org/>*’s
Afghanistan Task Force.  We will meet at Park Street Station at 10am and
move towards the Tea Party rally, which will be located on the grassy area
near Beacon and Charles Streets.   If you arrive late, look for us near the
Soldiers and Sailors Monument, which is the granite column on a small hill
near the Parkman Bandstand.

On the day before Tax Day, we will call attention to how a large share of
the federal budget is spent on military and call for funds to be used for
jobs, healthcare, housing, public services and the environment.   We will be
distributing this
flyer<http://justicewithpeace.org/files/Fund%20Our%20Communities%20-%20Tax%20Day%203_0.pdf>
.

Our posters will say:
Jobs Not War!Fund Human Needs -- Cut the Military Budget!Stop the
Afghanistan War!    US Troops Out of Iraq Now!No to Sarah Palin’s
Warmongering and Gay-Bashing!

[image: Woman of Mass Destruction]

*Sarah Palin on:*

*Iran and Israel*: In a Fox News interview on Feb. 7, Palin suggested that
President Obama's re-election chances might improve if he would declare war
on Iran and “do whatever he can to support Israel”.    Palin later said the
Obama administration was wrong to criticize Israel’s building new
settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

*Nuclear weapons*: Last week, Palin criticized President Obama’s partial
embrace of no first use of nuclear weapons.   She had previously objected to
scrapping missile defense in Eastern Europe.

*Gay rights*: Palin supports a constitutional amendment banning marriage
equality.   As Alaska governor, she supported a measure to take away
domestic partner benefits from state workers.

*Economic policy*: Palin attacked health insurance reform last year, raising
fear of “death panels”.   She attacked the 2009 Recovery and Reinvestment
Act (stimulus), claiming it was a federal power grab.
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United for Justice with Peace <http://justicewithpeace.org/> is a coalition
of peace and justice organizations and community peace groups in the Greater
Boston region. The UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global
peace through social and economic justice.

*Help us continue to do this critical work! Make a donation to UJP
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Upcoming Events:





Peace Presence at Sarah Palin / Tea Party Rally </node/1292>Wed Apr 14
10:00amBoston CommonBostonBring our War $$ Home on Tax Day </node/1204>Thu
Apr 154:00pmmany locationsBoston area"Why We Fight" (film) </node/1214>Thu
Apr 156:30pmSomerville Public LibrarySomervilleVoices from Iraq and
Afghanistan </node/1247>Sun Apr 184:00pmSt. John's United Methodist Church
WatertownBrown Bag Lunch Vigil: Stop the Military Budget
Supplemental</node/1191>Wed
Apr 2112:00pmDownstairs from Sen. John Kerry's officeBostonSolving Climate
Change and Remaking our Corporate Economy </node/1172>Tue Apr 276:30pmCoolidge
Corner Branch, Brookline Public LibraryBrooklineMy Tax Money Goes
Where?</node/1259>Thu
Apr 297:00pmMorse Institute - Natick LibraryNatickInternational Day of
Action for a Nuclear-Free World </nfw-rally>Sun May 22:00pmnear Times SquareNew
York, NYA People's Celebration of Howard Zinn </zinn-celebration>Sat May 15
2:00pmOld South ChurchBoston

*More Peace and Justice Events <http://justicewithpeace.org/upcoming-events>.
   How to Submit Events <http://justicewithpeace.org/posting-events>*


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organizations and community peace groups in the Greater Boston region. The
UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global peace through
social and economic justice.
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