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Rally on the Fiscal Cliff
OccupyNewton will be meeting on Saturday, December 15 at 104 Atwood Ave. at 10:00AM to prepare signs to remind our Senators to respect the overwhelming support for the "Budget For All" referendum question approved by voters in every district where it was on the ballot. Sign making materials will be supplied. We will meet at 12 Noon in Newton Center at the corner of Beacon St. and Center St. with our signs.
In Washington, the "fiscal cliff" scare promoted by deficit hawks is driving politicians towards a "grand bargain" which is likely to include cuts in social security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other social programs. This "bargain" would be a sellout in exchange for modest tax increases (not even returning to the pre-Bush rates) for the rich that would neither create jobs nor reduce the bloated military budget.