[act-ma] [UJP Activist] The "Grand Bargain" is a Turkey!

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======== THE "GRAND BARGAIN" IS A TURKEY! ====================================

/Join us at a rally! Bring appropriate props and costumes (turkeys,  
billionaire suits, musical instruments, signs and banners) -- and tell us in  
advance that you'll be there! Register to attend  
at /*/justicewithpeace.org/grand-turkey-register [1]/*/!/

*Monday, November 26, 2012, 12:00 pm* *Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's  
office, Cambridge St and New Chardon St, Boston*
President Obama wants to bargain with Republicans to cut the deficit. But he  
shouldn’t balance the budget on the backs of ordinary people, who didn’t  
cause the problems.

On November 7, the people of 91 Massachusetts cities and towns passed the  
/Budget for All [2]/by a 3 to 1 margin.  It calls for budget principles that  
will put people back to work, fight climate change, rebuild our economy for  
the future, and stop endless wars, while balancing the budget:

• Stop the cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment  
benefits, housing, food and veterans’ benefits

• Invest in jobs in manufacturing, schools, housing, renewable energy,  
transportation and public services

• Close corporate tax loopholes, end offshore tax havens, and raise taxes  
on incomes over $250,000

• Reduce the military budget, end the war in Afghanistan and bring troops  
home safely now

We will gather in front of Senator Kerry’s office to deliver a letter, and  
then march to Senator Brown’s nearby office.  Tell our elected officials  
that the people have spoken.  Don’t listen to the greedy and their  
lobbyists – listen to the people of Massa­chusetts.  *Reject the grand  
bargain – it’s a turkey!*

Sponsored by the Budget for All Coalition [3], Massa­chusetts Peace Action  
[4], UJP [5] Afghanistan/Pakistan Task Force, Veterans for Peace [6], Mass.  
Alliance of HUD Tenants [7], and Progressive Democrats of America [8] (list  
in formation)

/Attend a planning meeting/ [9]/ Monday, November 16, 6pm at 33 Harrison Ave,  
Boston!/


United for Justice with Peace [10] 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 today.  
[11]/

info at justicewithpeace.org [12]

617-383-4857 www.justicewithpeace.org [13] Upcoming Events:  Bombs versus  
Budgets: The High Price of Nuclear Weapons [14] Sun Nov 18 7:00pm First  
Unitarian Society in Newton West Newton Budget for All Strategy Meeting [15]  
Mon Nov 19 6:00pm UNITE HERE office Boston The "Grand Bargain" is a Turkey!  
[16] Mon Nov 26 12:00pm Downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office Boston Stop  
the Drones: Report Back from Anti-Drone Peace Delegation to Pakistan [17] Mon  
Nov 26 7:30pm MIT Room 32-141 Cambridge An Injury to One is An Injury to All  
[18] Sat Dec 8 9:00am Central Connecticut State University New Britain  
Radical Futures: Angela Y. Davis and Noam Chomsky [19] Sat Dec 8 7:00pm  
Boston Phyllis Bennis: The Road Ahead [20] Wed Jan 16 7:00pm Episcopal  
Divinity School Cambridge
/More Peace and Justice Events [21].    How to Submit Events [22]/ 
 

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[1] http://justicewithpeace.org/grand-turkey-register
[2] http://budget4allmass.org
[3] http://www.budget4allmass.org/
[4] http://www.masspeaceaction.org/
[5] http://justicewithpeace.org/
[6] http://smedleyvfp.org/
[7] http://saveourhomes.org/
[8] http://pdamerica.org/
[9] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4103
[10] http://justicewithpeace.org
[11] http://justicewithpeace.org/donate
[12] mailto:info at justicewithpeace.org
[13] http://www.justicewithpeace.org
[14] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/3887
[15] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4103
[16] http://justicewithpeace.org/grand-turkey
[17] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4098
[18] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4099
[19] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4079
[20] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4088
[21] http://justicewithpeace.org/upcoming-events
[22] http://justicewithpeace.org/posting-events
[23] http://justicewithpeace.org/newsletter/confirm/remove/54b7b5e2b33576t76
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