Grinches are at it again.
They sit up on Capitol Hill, their hearts two sizes too small in
their chests, as they hand the head Grinch another $70 billion blank
check for war.
year, we were so hopeful that Congress would bring the troops home
in time for the 2007 holidays. We grieve for all the military families
who won't be able to celebrate with their loved ones this year (and
for the 3,895 military families who
will never get to celebrate with their loved ones again, as well
as the families of the estimated 1 million
Iraqis who have lost their lives as a result of the occupation).
your Rep this holiday Grinch card to express how heartbroken you are about their decision to mark the holidays with more war.
remember, just because Congress has funded Bush's war doesn't mean
you have to. By joining our Don't
Buy Bush's War tax resistance campaign and withholding
7% of your taxes, you will be giving
a strong rebuke to Congress and the administration. You can also
show your opposition to Congress by supporting our campaign to aid
Iraqi women and children. Thanks to you, we just sent $10,000
to displaced Iraqi widows and orphans. It
is not too late to donate, either in your name, or in
someone else's as a meaningful holiday gift.
hope and joy like the Whos down in Whoville,
Farida, Gael, Gayle, Ileana, Jodie, Medea, Nancy, and Rae
week's action to have a peaceful holiday season!
you haven't already, please join our December pledge,
Ways to Have a Peaceful Holiday Season in 2007.
Check our list to see which item inspires you this week. And
remember--with each person you bring in to our pledge, you
will be one step closer to winning a trip to join us in DC!
You can also spread hope for peace
in the new year with our beautifulHope