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OhioChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 09:19 PM
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Hundreds gather downtown to rally against cuts to government programs (Cleveland)
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Posted: 12/10/2011
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CLEVELAND - A couple hundred protesters, worried about looming cuts to social programs, loudly raised their voices in Cleveland today, shouting, "No cuts now, no cuts ever."

They are worried about cuts to some programs that have become staples for Americans: Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

"This is a promise that our government has made to the American people, said protester Wynne Antonio. They worked in good faith all their lives and paid in to these systems and they deserve to keep them in place."

On a clear but chilly day downtown, they gathered at 11:30am first in Public Square against a backdrop of holiday decorations. The protestors came from labor unions, church groups and health care organizations.





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