not a damn dime day??

Discussion in 'Protest' started by soolee, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. soolee

    soolee Member

    I got an email from a friend, instead of explaining i'll just copy it here
    I appologize for all the breaks and stuff but this is the email. Anyone think this sounds like a good idea??
    >

    >SPREAD THE WORD!!!

    >

    >Dear friends --

    >

    >Here's a wonderful plan that a friend e-mailed me.

    >Please copy, and

    >paste into a new e-mail (so there won't be all the

    >"forward" stuff) and

    >send to EVERYONE you know. We actually CAN make our

    >opposition and

    >disapproval known / felt.

    >

    >The idea is to declare Inauguration Day, Thursday,

    >January 20th, 2005

    >as

    >"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 anything for 24

    >hours.

    >

    >On "Not One Damn Dime Day," please boycott Walmart,

    >KMart and 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

    >they work for

    >the

    >people of the United States of America, not primarily

    >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 1,300 brave young

    >Americans with 10,000

    >wounded -- 5000 seriously -- and some estimate 100,000

    >Iraqis have

    >died.

    >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.

    >Consumer power is a

    >powerful force for change.

    >





     
  2. atropine

    atropine Member

    youre a bit late, already a thread
     
  3. soolee

    soolee Member

    Yeah man, i noticed right after i posted. my bad. Soolee says this thread can be deleted now. thanks. =]
     

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