1.17.2005

Inauguration Day Protest

The P! Editorial Team is officially supporting two specific inauguration day protest campaigns:

Not One Damn Dime. A clip from their site:
NOT ONE DAMN DIME DAY

Since our leaders don't have the moral courage to speak out against the war in Iraq, 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, and don't use your credit card. Not one damn dime for gasoline. Not one damn dime for necessities or for impulse purchases. Nor toll/cab/bus or train ride money exchanges. Not one damn dime for anything for 24 hours . . .
Bush Blackout. Part of the message:
On January 20th, 2005, Millions of People around the World will protest the Inauguration of George W. Bush in one form or another. How will you make your voice heard? BushBlackOut.com is suggesting that you be heard through your silence by blacking out your website or blog for the day and displaying a short message of protest.
On January 20th, P! will be displaying a protest message and will not be interactive.

We also express our support for many of the other organizations promoting collective, non-violent protest activities on that day. Many of them are listed on the websites linked above.

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