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Not One Damn Dime Day : 1-20-Thu
13 Jan 2005
24 hour national boycott of all forms of consumer spending.
Since our religious leaders will not speak out against the war in Iraq,
since our political leaders don't have the moral courage to oppose it,
Inauguration Day, Thursday, January 20th, 2005 is
"Not One Damn Dime Day" in America.
On "Not One Damn Dime Day" those who oppose what is happening in our
name in Iraq can speak up with a 24 hour national boycott of all forms
of consumer spending.
During "Not One Damn Dime Day" please don't spend money.
Not one damn dime for gasoline.
Not one damn dime for necessities or for impulse purchases.
Not one damn dime for nothing for 24 hours.
On "Not One Damn Dime Day," please boycott Wal-Mart, Kmart, Target...
Please don't go to the mall or the local convenience store.
Please don't buy any fast food
(or any groceries at all for that matter).
For 24 hours, please do what you can to shut the retail economy down.
The object is simple.
Remind the people in power that the war in
Iraq is immoral and illegal; that they are responsible for starting it
and that it is their responsibility to stop it.
"Not One Damn Dime Day" is to remind them, too, that they work for
the people of the United States of America, not for the international
corporations and K Street lobbyists who represent the corporations and
funnel cash into American politics.
"Not One Damn Dime Day" is about supporting the troops.
The politicians put the troops in harm's way.
Now 1,200 brave young Americans and (some estimate) 100,000 Iraqis
The politicians owe our troops a plan - a way to come home.
There's no rally to attend.
No marching to do.
No left or right wing agenda to rant about.
On "Not One Damn Dime Day" you take action by doing nothing.
You open your mouth by keeping your wallet closed.
For 24 hours, nothing gets spent, not one damn dime, to remind our
religious leaders and our politicians of their moral responsibility
to end the war in Iraq and give America back to the people.
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MAY PEACE PREVAIL ON EARTH