As part of the ongoing “fiscal cliff” discussions, Senator Durbin is negotiating behind our backs to gut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid – cuts that could create depression-era conditions for millions of Americans who’ve paid for and earned support from these vital programs.Join us on December 6th at noon to tell Senator Durbin that we won’t go back! On December 6, we’re building a Durbinville Shantytown encampment at the Federal Building to symbolize the dire consequences these cuts could have, a…nd fight to preserve these essential programs. Join us! And bring a tent!Come get free soup and bread every day in Federal Plaza from December 3rd – 6th!
Monday, December 3, noon: Soup and Bread line in Federal Plaza
Tuesday, December 4, noon: Soup and Bread line in Federal Plaza
Wednesday, December 5, noon: Soup and Bread line in Federal Plaza
Thursday, December 6, noon: Erect the “Durbinville” shantytown to show the world what these cuts really mean!
Enough is enough! It’s time to stop unnecessary budget cuts and make corporations and the rich pay their fair share!
Demand that Senator Durbin:
Block the “debt ceiling sequester” cuts – say no to austerity!
Reject Simpson-Bowles or any other “Grand Bargain” that attempts to balance the budget on the backs of the poor, working people, the sick or the elderly – protect vital public programs, no cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid!
Block the extension of the Bush Tax Cuts for the top 2% – it’s time for the rich to start paying their fair share!
Support and fight for progressive sources of revenue – impose a Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street financial speculation, tax capital gains as normal income and close corporate tax loopholes!
Catch 900poundgorilla’s WC Turck, with cohost Brian Murray every Sunday 8-9am only on Chicago’s Progressive Talk, WCPT am820 and streaming live for the Revolution and Beer segment, as Brian and I sample the Craft Beer of the week with the Our Town gang, and run down the grassroots calendar for the week. If you’re tired of talk, talk, talk radio, this is do something radio. Get involved.
December 4, 2012
Event Notification: Creeping Austerity is coming to America. The voters rejected it from the republican ticket, but the Democrats are now showing they have the same agenda. Occupy was the warning, this is the fight
Fight Back! Senator Durbin, Don’t Destroy Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid!
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