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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15367 4.8 years ago Dan Hoeschele Hawthorne, NJ , US
15366 4.8 years ago Anh Huynh San Jose, CA , US Peace in the heart. Peace in the nation. Peace on Earth.
15365 4.8 years ago Thuy Huynh San Jose, CA , US
15364 4.8 years ago Ann Joseph Chicago, IL , US
15363 4.8 years ago Anonymous Yonkers, NY , US Provide tax incentives to companies that create more jobs domestically that abroad, and increase taxes on those that increase their outsourcing.
15362 4.8 years ago Anonymous Yonkers, NY , US Provide tax incentives to companies that create more jobs domestically that abroad, and increase taxes on those that increase their outsourcing.
15361 4.8 years ago Anonymous Seattle, WA , US
15360 4.8 years ago Jim Ewing Mansfield, TX , US
15359 4.8 years ago monica dahlby uppsala, ot , SE
15358 4.8 years ago Natalie Hodapp Mankato, MN , US
15357 4.8 years ago John Smith Oviedo, FL , US
15356 4.8 years ago Carolyn Wade Fort Collins, CO , US And while you're at it, reform our election process so that our so-called representatives can't be bought by corporate money. Overturn Citizen's United.
15355 4.8 years ago Carl Anderson Yeadon, PA , US
15354 4.8 years ago Clara Barber Oroville, CA , US
15353 4.8 years ago Julian Kernes Fairfax, VA , US
15352 4.8 years ago Ryan McGrath Seattle, WA , US
15351 4.9 years ago Anonymous Boulder, CO , US
15350 4.9 years ago Tory Ewing Omaha, NE , US
15349 4.9 years ago Nancy Okita Crystal Lake, IL , US
15348 4.9 years ago Bill Lackemacher Sacramento, CA , US
15347 4.9 years ago Mike Reyna Snohomish, WA , US
15346 4.9 years ago Daryl Purchase St. Petersburg, FL , US
15345 4.9 years ago John Rogers Oak Brook, IL , US
15344 4.9 years ago nathan harris Ludington, MI , US
15343 4.9 years ago Jan Dietrick Ventura, CA , US
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