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.

76-100 of 15418 signatures
Number Date Name Location Would you like to add ...
15343 6 years ago Jan Dietrick Ventura, CA , US
15342 6 years ago Cheryl Gregg Oxford, GA , US
15341 6 years ago Deeanne Bevin Pittsford, NY , US
15340 6.1 years ago Jon Wexler Bogota, NJ , US
15339 6.1 years ago E B S, WA , US Cut the bloated Defense budget in half, tax all income over $250,000/year at least 50% & we'll have a budget surplus!
15338 6.1 years ago k m burlington, HI , US love not war
15337 6.1 years ago Paxton Robinson Winter Park, FL , US
15336 6.1 years ago Henry Courbis SPRING HILL, FL , US
15335 6.1 years ago Dennis DeMarinis New Bedford, MA , US
15334 6.1 years ago Anonymous Simi Valley, CA , US
15333 6.1 years ago Brody Hagemeier St. Cloud, MN , US
15332 6.1 years ago Anonymous Lake in the Hills, IL , US
15331 6.1 years ago iffet shelley santa rosa, CA , US
15330 6.1 years ago Ethan Keating Sylvania, OH , US
15329 6.1 years ago Chris Griffith Dennisport, MA , US
15328 6.1 years ago Donald kokkonen cambridge, WI , US
15327 6.1 years ago Alicia Basinger WA , US
15326 6.1 years ago Carol Martini Newport Beach, CA , US
15325 6.1 years ago Michael Mostello Media, PA , US
15324 6.1 years ago bettina McLeod Redlands, CA , US
15323 6.1 years ago Neil Bleifeld NEW YORK, NY , US
15322 6.1 years ago Mark Stone Zanesville, OH , US
15321 6.1 years ago Charles LeSchack Norwalk, CT , US
15320 6.1 years ago Wyman Whipple Dahinda, IL , US
15319 6.1 years ago Lawrence Merlino Saugerties, NY , US
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