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September 2014 - Anne Feeney's Fellow Travelers' Advisory - Volume 9, Number 11

The election is only 21 days away --- 

YOUR HELP NEEDED....

by Mike Konopacki


Like many Pennsylvanians, I want to see Tom Corbett out of office.  This man is a disgrace to Pennsylvania and the nation... absolutely the worst governor in the history of our Commonwealth.

Among the many sordid aspects of Corbett's reign of error:

1) because of his tax cuts for the rich, there is a budget shortfall of close to 2 billion dollars,  thousands of jobs were, and will be lost.

2) Governor Corbett has accepted many illegal gifts and contributions.

3) accepted more than 3.6 million dollars from big oil and gas

4) PA is the only state that does not tax oil or gas companies for extraction of our natural resources - can anyone spell "quid pro quo"?

5) under-funded education, causing 77 school districts to raise property taxes, with more preparing to follow suit, increasing class size due to teacher layoffs.

6) Corbett is holding up the current budget pending an agreement to destroy public employee pensions.

7) Under Corbett's "leadership" PA has dropped from 7th to 48th place in job creation

8) There is nothing "PUBLIC" that Corbett doesn't want to sell or privatize.  He knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Right now it looks like his opponent has a comfortable lead, but I don't think we can trust the Koch brothers, ALEC, and all the other candidate purchasers (especially Range Resources) to stay out of this race.  They'll be pouring
 money into Pennsyvania to give their puppet another term as governor.  I don't want to wake up on November 4th to see this headline::

Corbett Re-elected in Surprise Cliffhanger

The only way we can head this off is to bring Corbett's sordid record before the voters, and give them lots of real information on issues that are important to them - health care, education, union-busting, pension raiding, living wage jobs, police brutality, gun control, abortion rights, LGBT rights, immigration, privatization, economic and racial inequality, poverty in Pennsylvania, public transit, the war on science,  preserving parks and wilderness areas, encouraging sustainable energy, and protecting Pennsylvania citizens from being poisoned by fossil fuels - coal, oil and gas. We want to immunize the voters from right wing propaganda and falsehoods. You don't have to support all of these ideas listed above to want to DUMP CORBETT... but this Roadshow will be packed with information that you will value. And it will be fun!


HERE'S THE PLAN:

How would you like to see a roving caravan of cars emblazoned with CRUSH CORBETT magnetic signs rolling into your town, bringing talented musicians and articulate community activists coming to get out the vote in your community to CRUSH CORBETT !!   This rollicking roadshow will include music, storytelling, comedy, news, theater and so much more.  It will be an unforgettable, thought-provoking and fun-filled evening.

We'll do as many shows as we can fund. This is the same organizing model I used for the highly successful 'Sing Out for Singlepayer Roadshow' in 2009. As of September 9th, we have $1600 in individual sponsorships and $11,000 in underwritng from unions.  We are still far from covering our expenses. This should be a grass-roots tour.  I want lots more individual sponsors. The tentative tour schedule is:



Sept 27 -  Cambria County - Johnstown - Amy Niehouse confirmed


Sept 30 -  Beaver County - IBEW Hall  Bob Schmetzer, Todd Davis confirmed


Oct    2  - Mercer County - confirmed

Oct    3 -  Harrisburg - Rick Smith, Judi Heh confirmed


Friday, October 10th, 2014 -  with the Great Climate March 
Saturday, October 11th -The Great Frackdown in Butler PA
 2:30

October 12th - Westmoreland County Dems Dinner 5:00 PM

Oct 14 -  Gettysburg - Charles T Strauss 

Oct 15 -  Gettysburg

Oct 16 -  Philadelphia


Oct 17 -  Bloomsburg - Walt Brasch confirmed 

Oct  18 - Wikes Barre/Scranton 

Oct 19  - possible stop in Bethlehem

Wednesday, October 30 - Indiana, PA - Jim Dougherty

Thursday, October 31 - night off




NOVEMBER 4th -  CORBETT CRUSHED!!!


The shows are coming together quickly now....


Saturday, September 27th, 2014 2:30 PM in Johnstown, PA
Crush Corbett Road Show
Erin McClelland's HQ
430 Main St, 2nd fl
Johnstown, PA
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett
Price: donations
This building has an elevator and is fully accessible.
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 7:30 PM in Beaver, PA
Crush Corbett Road Show
IBEW Local 712
217 Sassafrass Lane
Beaver, PA 15009
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett
Contact Bob Schmetzer - schmetzer4008@comcast.net

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 7:30 PM in Wheatland, Mercer Co.
Crush Corbett Road Show
USW Local 1016 - Shenango Valley
107 Broadway Ave
Wheatland, PA 16161
412-877-6480
https://www.facebook.com/crushcorbett
Price: free - donations accepted
Friday, October 3rd, 2014 7:00 PM in Harrisburg!
Crush Corbett Road Show
Market St.Church Fellowship Hall
1508 Market St
Harrisburg, PA
412-877-6480
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett
Price: donations
bottled water is the only refreshment permitted in the sanctuary.


Sunday, October 5th, 2014 7:00 PM
David Rovics and Anne Feeney's "Hell in a Handbasket " Show
St Peter's Episcopal Church
1950 Trumbull Ave
Detroit, MI
https://davidrovics.com
Price: $20 suggested
Secure parking on site.
Corner of Trumbull and Michigan


Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 7:30 PM
Roy Zimmerman Returns!! Just in time for the election!
Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church
416 W North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412.877-6480
https://royzimmerman.com
Price: $15-25



Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 8:00 PM
Crush Corbett Road Show In Gettysburg!
Battlefield Bed and Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-3119
https://facebook.c
om/crushcorbett
Price: donations

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 6:00 PM
Crush Corbett Road Show In Gettysburg!
Gettysburg College Junction in the CUB
430 W. Lincoln Avenue
Gettysburg, PA
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett
Thursday, October 16th, 2014 4:00 PM
Philadelphia Teachers' Rally Supported by the Crush Corbett Road Show
Turn Up for Truth @ the School Reform Commission
440 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
We will join this important march in support of the teachers of Philadelphia. After the rally, please join us for dinner as we plan an action for the evening at Independence Hall at 8:30 PM
Friday, October 17th, 2014 7:00 PM
Crush Corbett Road Show
Democratic HQ Hall
Main St
Bloomsburg, PA
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett
Price: donations
Saturday, October 18th, 2014 7:00 PM
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Crush Corbett Road Show
Luzerne Volunteer Fire Dept Hall
66 Tener St
Luzerne, PA 18709
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett
Sunday, October 19th, 2014 2:00 PM
The CRUSH CORBETT ROAD SHOW visits
Godfrey Daniels
 7 E 4th St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-867-2390
https://www.godfreydaniels.org
Price: donations
THIS SHOW IS NOT CONFIRMED. PLEASE CALL THE NUMBER ABOVE TO FIND OUT IF THE SHOW IS ON....
Saturday, October 25th, 2014 6:00 PM
Annual Eugene V Debs Dinner
Sycamore Banquet Center
Terre Haute, IN
812--232-2163
https://debsfoundation.org/

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
CRUSH CORBETT!!
This is the big day. Call voters, drive them to the polls, work the polls, CRUSH CORBETT!!!!
everywhere in Pennsylvania
PA
https://facebook.com/crushcorbett




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If I've convinced you, email me, text me, or leave a message at https://facebook.com/crushcorbett  ("Like" it while you're there) - I'll be happy to connect you with the organizers in your area, or help YOU to be the organizer.

  Don't forget to send a contribution to help us crush Corbett!! Even if you don't live in Pennsylvania... this guy is a menace to us all. We've got to stop this frack-a-holic!  Please forward this widely.  WE CAN DO THIS!!!

by Paypal to crushcorbett@annefeeney.com
by check to:
Anne Feeney
2240 Milligan Ave
Pittsburgh, PA  15218



thank you, thank you, thank you.
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