Billions for War & Billions for Wall Street?
Bush strong-armed Congress into supporting the war. The Bush administration has spent more than $800 billion for wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere around the world. Now they demand a $700 billion blank check for Wall Street using fear and threats with no public debate!
Bail Out the Troops and Main Street, Not Wall Street!
Thursday, September 25, 5 PM
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United For Peace and Justice is joining True Majority, USAction, and scores of others to take the debate into the streets.
CALL CONGRESS NOW!
Some on Capital Hill are having second thoughts about going along with the administration’s plan.
Call your Senator NOW and tell them to “Oppose the Bush bailout. Stand up for Main Street. And bring the troops home!”
Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121
Although the crisis is complicated, whatever action is taken must be done based on what we need in our communities. Tremendous work is being done to uncover not only the roots, but also guidelines for making the solution to this crisis one that benefits our communities!
Click here for an interview with Columbia University Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winner in Economics and author of the ‘The Three Trillion Dollar War’.
Click here for William Greider from The Nation Magazine’s article on the Wall Street bailout.
Click here for updates on the bailout situation from a number of respectable economic analysts at the Dollars & Sense blog.
1The Congressional Research Service’s July 2008 report on the costs of the war(s) can be found here.