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Show that we can live without the damned oil and poor wages, live like the poor for a day...We are the poor. Screw this $40,000,000 inauguration; feed a child, or 40,000,000 of them?
CALL TO ACTION Jan 20: Not One Damn Dime Day

author: zita
Jan 13, 2005 19:41

Not One Damn Dime Day - January 20, 2005
Those who oppose the exacerbation of increasingly violent US imperialism under the freshly re-installed Bush regieme will boycott all forms of consumer spending for 24 hours. Keep your dollars in your pockets and participate!

Since our religious leaders will not speak out against the war in Iraq, since our political leaders don't have the moral courage to oppose it, Inauguration Day, Thursday, January 20th, 2005 is "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", 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," boycott Walmart, KMart and Target. Don't go to the mall or the local convenience store. 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 the war in Iraq is immoral and illegal; that they are responsible for starting it and that it is their responsibility to stop it.
"Not One Damn Dime Day" is to remind them that they work for the people of the United States of America, not 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 1,200 brave young Americans 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.

For 24 hours, nothing gets spent, not one damn dime, to remind our religious leaders and our politicians of their moral responsibility to end the war in Iraq and return America to its constitutional course.

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It just shows us and the world! 19.Jan.2005 23:35

Bird Dog

How america is run by greed and the power hungry!

The question is will america learn before it's too late?

They say they want to spread democracy around the world.

What they don't tell you is the democracy they are talking about is for their corporations to do as they wish around the world!

Keep in mind that their news media is nothing more than a sales tool, they need to make some quich cash on a product like the flew vaccine they just scare everyone in order to get people to run for what they are selling.


Is the only thing that keeps them in power!


How long have they used religon and fear to keep power over people!


DOn't use credit cards!
Take your money out of their banks!
The only way you can make them take notice is to keep your money out of their hands/banks!

This is typically stupid behavior 20.Jan.2005 13:34


Try not buying anything for 2 weeks. Then you might have got a little more attention.
Are you going to buy anything tomorrow?