DID IT!!! Let us repeat: WE DID IT!
joined together, in a wonderful, resolute outpouring of democracy.
We stood toe-to-toe with Wall Street and their lackeys in Congress,
and defeated them. Amazing what can happen when the people stand
Washington DC, as CODEPINK
staged a "die-in"
on the steps of the Capitol to say "Bailout?
Over my dead body," Cong. Carolyn Kilpatrick gave
us a big hug and said, "It's thanks to
you that the bill is better than it was, and it's thanks to you
that the next bill will be better than this one. Keep it up."
just what we intend to do-demand that Congress go back to the drawing
board and come up with bottom-up solutions
that will provide direct relief for struggling homeowners, invest
in a productive economy and force Wall Street to pay for its mistakes.
Now is the time to mobilize our "people
This Wednesday, October 1st,
we are taking to the streets again to say "Bail
out Main Street, not Wall Street!"
If your Congressperson voted for this bill, take your event to their
office. Show your outrage with
a picket line, a sit-in or-better yet-organize a 24-hour encampment
outside their office or their home. Find
or create an event in your area. Remember, call the
Flood the offices of your rep and Senator
with calls (202-224-3121). Tell them to only vote Yes on future
bailout bills that will directly benefit the American people. Add
that we can save $12 billion a month by bringing our troops home!
Tell Senators Obama and McCain to provide leadership by standing
up for the people, not Wall Street. Sign
the petition and we will hand-deliver your signatures
and comments to their DC offices on Wednesday, October 1.
breathed some life back into our democracy, but we can't stop now!
Email your friends, your families, your coworkers, your sports team,
your religious group, you civic organization and tell them the moment
is now to stand up against giving away our tax dollars to the rich.
join together this Wednesday and make them feel our power!
Deidra, Desiree, Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jean, Jodie, Liz, Lori, Medea,
Nancy, and Rae
educate yourself about the current crisis and alternative solutions,