Fw: Do not spend "One damn dime: on Jan 20th
- Interesting idea! Though it undoubtedly will have no impact, doing it will feel good. Cathy
Not One Damn Dime Day - Jan 20, 2005>>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" 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 nothing for 24 hours.>>>>On "Not One Damn Dime Day," please boycott Wal-Mart, Kmart,>>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 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, too, 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. Now 1,200>>brave young Americans and an estimated 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 give America back to the people.>>>>Please share this email with as many people as possible!!>>------ End of Forwarded Message
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