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What We’re Fight­ing For
Work­ing and mid­dle class fam­i­lies are under attack. Gov. Sny­der and Lans­ing politi­cians are exploit­ing the worst eco­nomic cri­sis since the Great Depres­sion to attack vul­ner­a­ble seniors, aspir­ing stu­dents, poor fam­i­lies, and ded­i­cated workers.

Gov. Snyder’s bud­get cut over $700 mil­lion from K-12 schools and uni­ver­si­ties, raised taxes on work­ing fam­i­lies by slash­ing the Earned Income Tax Credit, and cre­ate new taxes on seniors’ pen­sions — all to pay for a $1.8 bil­lion tax give­away to cor­po­rate spe­cial inter­ests like insur­ance com­pa­nies, oil com­pa­nies, and Wall Street banks.

We need to work together and move Michi­gan for­ward. It’s time for Gov. Sny­der and Lans­ing politi­cians to start stand­ing up for the mid­dle class, start cre­at­ing jobs, and get the econ­omy mov­ing again.

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We Are The People Michigan

"We Are The People" in Muskegon, Michigan is planning a rally/introductory event for October 29, 2011 at 2pm at Campbell Field which is across from Muskegon Catholic Central Football Field just south of Laketon Ave. on Barclay St. We will be doing a food and supply drive to benefit Every Womans' Place, a local agency that helps families. They will need food and other items to help people dealing with losses and/or relocation's. We will have drop off locations as well as taking donations the day of the rally at Campbell Field. We will also offer pickup. For drop off locations or to have items picked up please call (231) 726- 2816. At the rally, we will have guest speakers and a walk over to drop off the items. Please join us!
 To find us on Facebook: We Are The People Muskegon

Statewide Facebook Site: We Are the People Michigan

I AM ALL IN! I am the mosquito in the room when they are trying to sleep.

Originally posted to itisjustmelorrie on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 06:44 PM PDT.

Also republished by Michigan, My Michigan.

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