The Guns of August: A Call to Arms for Progressives and Obama Activists
History buffs will recognize The Guns of August as Barbara Tuchman’s classic history of World War I. The reference works now because August 2009 just opened with trench warfare on health care reform. Unfortunately, the right-wing mob is seeing some early superficial success. We need to enter the battlefield immediately to defend the President’s top priority, providing a guarantee of good, affordable health care to all this year. This is a call to arms for the army of activists who powered President Obama to the White House.
Make the call for health care!
82% of Americans think our health care system needs a “major overhaul.” On top of that, over 90% of Americans [pdf] think the next President and Congress should improve the quality and affordability of health care. With the worsening economy continuing to be the top issue for most Americans, this