[act-ma] [UJP] Wednesday: Pull the Pentagon Pork!

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======== WEDNESDAY: PULL THE PENTAGON PORK! ==================================


.... Wednesday, February 27, 2013 @ 4:30 pm
     Park Street Station, Tremont & Park Streets, Boston

-------- STOP CUTS TO VITAL PROGRAMS • TAX THE 1% • REDIRECT PENTAGON
         SPENDING ------------------------------------------------------------

-------- NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION [1] ------------------------------------------

Across the country, grassroots activists are standing up to make their  
priorities loud and clear. The middle class is the backbone of America, and  
it’s time Congress listened to us, not Pentagon CEOs. As a decade of war  
comes to a close, it’s time to transfer wasteful Pentagon spending into  
programs that benefit all Americans.

The people of Massachusetts voted for the Budget for All in all 91 cities and  
towns where it was on the ballot. They said Congress should stop cuts to  
vital programs, create jobs, tax the 1% and corporations, bring the troops  
home and cut Pentagon pork. It’s time for Congress to follow the mandate of  
Massachusetts voters!

 * Nearly one in five of our federal budget dollars are going to the Pentagon
   — that’s roughly $660 billion a year and more than what the next 19
   countries spend combined.
 * We can reduce the bloated Pentagon budget by $100 billion a year without
   harming our national security or our troops.
 * We start by ending corporate welfare for Pentagon contractors and their
   CEOs.

Call your senators and representative in congress on Wednesday or Thursday:

Congressional Switchboard: 202-224-3121

Tell them to support a deal that prevents cuts to social programs-raises  
revenues by closing corporate tax loopholes –and redirects Pentagon  
spending into creating jobs and saving vital public programs.

-------- PROTECT OUR PRIORITIES. DEMAND A BUDGET FOR ALL. --------------------

Sign the Petition: http://bit.ly/14pJIBL [2]

For more information or to Volunteer contact:
Budget for All Massachusetts • info at budget4allmass.org [3] • 617-354-2169  
• www.budget4allmass.org [4]

Info on the National Day of Action: pullthepork.org [5]

United for Justice with Peace [6] 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.

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617-383-4857 www.justicewithpeace.org [9] Upcoming Events:  Pull the  
Pentagon Pork! [10] Wed Feb 27 4:30pm Park St Station Boston Anti-Drone  
Organizing Meeting [11] Mon Mar 4 7:00pm American Friends Service Committee  
Cambridge Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade [12] Sun Mar 17 2:00pm South Boston  
Music for Peace: Music of Rachmaninov and Schumann [13] Fri Apr 19 7:30pm  
Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church Cambridge
/More Peace and Justice Events [14].    How to Submit Events [15]/ 
 

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[1] http://pullthepork.org
[2] http://bit.ly/14pJIBL
[3] mailto:info at budget4allmass.org
[4] http://www.budget4allmass.org
[5] http://www.pullthepork.org
[6] http://justicewithpeace.org
[7] http://justicewithpeace.org/donate
[8] mailto:info at justicewithpeace.org
[9] http://www.justicewithpeace.org
[10] http://justicewithpeace.org/pull-the-pork
[11] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4287
[12] http://justicewithpeace.org/st-patricks-2013
[13] http://justicewithpeace.org/node/4285
[14] http://justicewithpeace.org/upcoming-events
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