Jobs Not Wars

The "fiscal cliff" deal was not all bad. Social Security and Medicare weren't cut. Unemployment benefits were extended. Taxes went up a tiny bit on some of the wealthiest.

But Pentagon spending remained outrageously high, giveaways to corporations were enormous, the President went back on his commitment to end tax cuts for more of the wealthiest, the deal raised taxes on people making $20-200K per year more than on those making $200-500K, and the debt ceiling limit remained -- setting up a big push to cut Social Security and Medicare in the coming months.

No deal at all would have been better than this one.
Had the "Bush" tax cuts expired, the good parts of this deal could have been passed.

We must now work to take the focus off the deficit and put it on jobs and smart public investment. That means moving the money away from war preparations. Please sign this petition. The greater the number of signers, the greater use we will be able to make of it in influencing the coming showdown.



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15392 4.7 years ago Todd Perry Bushnell, FL , US
15391 4.7 years ago Linda Nelson Vancouver, WA , US
15390 4.7 years ago Christopher Dean Hawi, HI , US
15389 4.7 years ago Crystilyn Kane San Antonio, TX , US
15388 4.7 years ago Dennis Nolan Sun City West, AZ , US
15387 4.7 years ago Nancy Majors Oak Lawn, IL , US
15386 4.7 years ago Julie Austin Los Angeles, CA , US
15385 4.7 years ago Anonymous Pittsburgh, PA , US
15384 4.7 years ago Elizabeth Elkins DERWOOD, MD , US
15383 4.7 years ago Robert Shelburne Indialantic, FL , US
15382 4.7 years ago BARRY LANGFORD west fork, AR , US
15381 4.7 years ago BARRY LANGFORD west fork, AR , US
15380 4.7 years ago Kathryn Lowery Vero Beach, FL , US
15379 4.7 years ago Clarice Mushlin Brookline, MA , US
15378 4.8 years ago Eleanor Anderson Lawrenceville, NJ , US
15377 4.8 years ago Elizabeth Fitzgerald Earlysville, VA , US
15376 4.8 years ago Andrey Korobkov Ulyanovsk, ot , RU
15375 4.8 years ago S OESTREICH st petersburg, FL , US I am spearheading for Free For You and all the Equal Rights Amendment ratification by just 3 more states so it passes into the US Constitution. If you are a woman or girl, do you know that you are n...
15374 4.8 years ago Alan Bixler Sandia Park, NM , US
15373 4.8 years ago Sarah Vincent Cambridge, MA , US
15372 4.8 years ago Alexandria Schroeder Three Oaks, MI , US
15371 4.8 years ago Dennis Wright West Milton , OH , US
15370 4.8 years ago Jason Phipps Tucson, AZ , US
15369 4.8 years ago Charles Davis Trenton, NJ , US
15368 4.8 years ago Ian Brown Cheadle, ot , GB
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