Dear MoveOn member,
It's official. The GOP are 100% for the 1%.
Senate Democrats are proposing an extension of small but helpful tax cuts for the 99%—paid for by a surcharge on millionaires. But Republicans in the Senate are now lining up to oppose the same tax cuts they already supported.1
And that's not the only example. With votes on unemployment benefits, Medicare payments, and a Wall Street tax likely before the end of the year, the lines have never been clearer. This final month of 2011 will force every member of Congress to show who they really represent.
That's why we're holding a "99% Congressional Speak-Out" at the office of Senator Charles Schumer in Manhattan on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at 2:45 PM, to make sure he hears how badly we need him to stand up for the 99% in the final days of 2011. Can you join us?
Speak-outs are simple events that give people the chance to share their stories and messages with politicians and the media. These "99% Speak-Outs" will give us the chance to turn our problems into political pressure. And with hundreds of events happening nationwide, we can make it clear that the choice in these last days of 2011 is between standing with the 99% and standing with Wall Street and the wealthy.
Can you attend a "99% Congressional Speak-Out" at the office of Senator Charles Schumer in Manhattan on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at 2:45 PM?
Thanks for all you do.
–Lenore, Michael, Wes, Anna, and the rest of the team
1. "Democrats Propose Tax Cut For Middle Class Workers, New Tax For Millionaires," The Huffington Post, November 28, 2011
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