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From: "Daniel Mintz, MoveOn.org Civic Action" <moveon-help@...
To: Eduardo Martinez <ezedmartin@...
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 5:30 AM
Subject: TODAY at noon: Drop by Rep. Miller's office
UPDATE: In his speech last night, President Obama called on Americans to contact Congress demanding an approach to the
deficit that makes millionaires and corporations pay their share. So many did that they crashed the House's servers.
Today, we're taking that pressure directly to Rep. Miller's office in Richmond. The office is at 3220 Blume Drive. Join us today at noon!
Dear MoveOn member,
Republicans are still holding out against a balanced debt plan that would raise revenues by making sure that corporations
and the wealthy pay their share.1 Instead, they're threatening to force America to default in order to get big
cuts to Social Security and Medicare—all without ending the tax breaks that put us in debt in the first place.2
The latest plan by House Speaker Boehner would set the stage for an even bigger disaster next year.3 And we're
running out of time: the House could vote on Boehner's terrible plan as early as tomorrow.
With things coming down to the wire, Rep. Miller will be under incredible pressure to give in to Republican hostage-taking.
That's why MoveOn members and the entire American Dream movement have mobilized in just 48 hours to visit the local offices
of every Democratic congressperson TODAY to deliver a strong message: that we expect them to protect the programs working
folks rely on.
86 House Democrats have already signed on to a letter pledging to keep benefit cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid
off the table.4 But Rep. Miller isn't one of them yet, and we need to change that.
Can you drop by Rep. Miller's office today at noon to make sure he gets the message: "We're counting on you
to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid."?
Yes, I can drop by TODAY at noon!
You can print your own "We're Counting on You"
sign, and join other MoveOn members here at noon:
3220 Blume Drive, Richmond, CA 94806
The more Democrats publicly stand up for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, the more pressure there will be on
congressional Republicans to agree to a balanced deal that includes revenues, not just cuts. Make sure Rep. Miller knows
you expect him to be a leader by signing on to protect these vital programs from cuts.
We're building a real movement to defend the American Dream. More than 15,000 people have signed up for these actions in
just the past two days. This is the most important step: sending a direct message to Democrats in Congress that they need
to go on the record as opposing cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
Click here if you can drop by Rep. Miller's office TODAY at noon:
Thanks for all you do.
–Daniel, Elena, Tate, Robin, and the rest of the team
P.S. Don't forget to double-check the address of the office listed above—our records
indicate that this is the right address, but it's a good idea to confirm before you head out.
1. "Obama criticizes Boehner for walking away from talks," NBC News, July 22, 2011
2. "The Chart That Should Accompany All Discussions of the Debt Ceiling," The
Atlantic, July 25, 2011
3. "Reid Offers Rival Debt Plan," Bloomberg, July 25, 2011
4. "Pelosi: Medicare, Social Security Benefit Cuts Are Line In The Sand On Debt Limit Bill," Talking Points Memo,
July 7, 2011
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