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Sun Aug 23, 2015, 11:23 AM

Ben & Jerry want our help in fighting against another disasterous war in the ME!!

From a MoveOn email today~

4 Votes Short

Dear fellow MoveOn member,

This is Ben and Jerry—yes, of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream. We're writing today to ask for your help to stop another disastrous, unnecessary, Middle East war.

Right now we have an amazing opportunity to defend the Obama Administration's historic diplomatic deal to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons. And yet, some of the same warmongers who led us into Iraq want to sabotage this deal and put us on a path to war with Iran—and some Democrats are thinking about going along with them!

That's not the leadership we need. We need more voices like Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has declared, "The test of a great nation is not how many wars it can engage in, it is how it can resolve international conflicts in a peaceful manner."


That's why we're asking you to join us and sign a petition that sends a strong message to all Democrats: If you undermine the Obama Administration's historic diplomatic agreement with Iran, we'll withhold all campaign donations from your campaigns and party committees in the next election.


If the Senate overrides President's Obama's Iran deal, it risks putting us on a path toward war. But despite that—and despite thousands of phone calls, petitions, and meetings—we're still FOUR VOTES SHORT of what we need to stop the Senate from doing just that, according to media reports.2

So it's time to start talking in terms that politicians understand: money.
It's that simple. Be the party of peace and diplomacy—or don't expect any support when you're running on your record of saber-rattling and fear mongering.

Will you click here to sign the petition with us—and join MoveOn's donor strike?

We're businesspeople—and we know that if we sold an inferior product, people would stop buying it.

Well, Democrats who side with war hawks instead of diplomacy and peace are selling an inferior product. And we're not buying it anymore.

These Democrats just need to learn from recent history. They were bulldozed into giving President George W. Bush the power to invade Iraq. Look how that turned out!


And now wimps like Senator Chuck Schumer—who expects to be the next Senate Democratic Leader—are coming out against the deal.3 He was wrong on Iraq. Now, he's wrong on Iran.

And Senator Robert Menendez today came out against the deal—in spite of the fact that he was elected in 2006 based on his vote against the Iraq War.4 He was right on Iraq, but now he's on the wrong side of history.

That's not the leadership we need. We need more voices like Sen. Bernie Sanders, who believe that "war should be the last resort."

So far, more than 25,000 MoveOn members have signed the petition and made the pledge. We're just two more—and we hope you'll join us.

Click here to sign the petition. Join MoveOn's donor strike now and let's stop a war before it begins.

As businesspeople, we understand the "bottom line." And here's what it is: Democratic wimps and chicken-hawks need to come to their senses—or be cut off. It's that simple.

Sincerely,
–Ben & Jerry


Please take just one minute to sign the pledge.

We need Democrats to be Democrats!! And we sure don't need more deaths in pointless wars in the ME. Plus, we could kind of use the billion$ another new war would cost here at home.

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Response to RiverLover (Original post)

Sun Aug 23, 2015, 11:25 AM

1. Signed it

I like the mention of Sanders.


Cher

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Sun Aug 23, 2015, 11:30 AM

2. Thank you Cher!!

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Response to RiverLover (Original post)

Sun Aug 23, 2015, 11:48 AM

3. "In win for Obama, New York Jewish Democrat says he backs Iran nuclear deal "

In win for Obama, New York Jewish Democrat says he backs Iran nuclear deal
http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iran/In-win-for-Obama-New-York-Jewish-Democrat-says-he-backs-Iran-nuclear-deal-412858

But Carly F doesn't like peaceful negotiation~
http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/carly-fiorina-obama-broke-every-rule-negotiation-iran-deal-n414436

Do we really want to give to "Democrats" who side with the likes of her?

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