Here’s a press release from Americans For Prosperity that talks about the tremendous success of the NoStimulus.com website. This site experienced tremendous traffic yesterday and had difficulty staying online. Things are working smoothly now, so I encourage you to visit the site to learn about the stimulus plan. Then, sign the online petition.
NoStimulus.com Effort Crosses 200,000 Petitions as Taxpayer Outrage Intensifies
“This is an avalanche of public opinion, and members of Congress ignore it at their own peril.” — AFP President Tim Phillips
WASHINGTON — While the US Senate chose to ignore its constituents and vote in favor of a trillion dollars of debt yesterday, more than 100,000 American taxpayers expected to foot the bill signed Americans for Prosperity’s NoStimulus online petition, doubling the number in one day and bringing the count over 200,000.
“There is growing citizen outrage against this spending nightmare and American citizens are not giving up,” said Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity. “In fact, taxpayers raised their voices louder, doubling the number of petitions in one day.”
The amended bill will now go back to the House for a vote, giving taxpayers more time to examine its contents and voice concern to their legislators. If even one member of Congress changes positions, the stimulus ‘compromise’ will quickly be compromised.
“Despite the outcome of this first test vote, this bill is far from a done deal,” said Phillips. “The American people are so angry that they flooded our NoStimulus.com web site off the Internet as we rushed to add more servers all day yesterday. Millions of people tried to reach the site. This is an avalanche of public opinion, and members of Congress ignore it at their own peril.”
AFP launched NoStimulus.com, a website and online petition against the Pelosi/Reid/Obama spending package, with much success three weeks ago, collecting over 200,000 signatures to date and receiving national media coverage.
More than 50,000 of those petitions were delivered to Senate offices last week during debate on the bill. AFP continues to drive citizens to the NoStimulus petition and urges them to contact their legislators, flooding Capitol Hill with overwhelming constituent opposition.
The complete website and online petition can be viewed at NoStimulus.com.