|MoveOn.Org - saving society from pro-bike, pro-transit, and "anti-car" initiatives in our cities.|
"We are currently focusing on what we call our Million Leaders strategy — an audacious plan to unleash progressive people power by encouraging and supporting MoveOn members and other progressives to step up as the leaders of their own campaigns for social change. This strategy includes MoveOn Petitions, our online petition tool that empowers you to lead and win your own MoveOn-style campaigns."
If you scroll around the site you'll most likely see petitions to tell Obama to ban fracking on public lands, or to stop the keystone pipeline. You'll also see local San Francisco progressive values in action with "Stop SFMTA (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)" What could be more progressive than abolishing public transit and preserve the hundreds of thousands of free parking spaces in San Francisco? That's right, nothing!
|What could be more progressive than jamming a city with more cars and free parking?|
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1. Installing new parking meters and extending the hours of enforcement.
2. Enforcing Sunday parking meters
3. Increasing meter rates, fees and fines
It even gives a hearty nod to the "Restore Car Dominated Balance" ballot initiative which will put cars back in the forefront, from the forefront. These common sense, progressive values are sure to make Muni better but not by funding it or making any substantial changes to any of the streets in San Francisco. We can have our cake and drive over it too!
Save excessive speeding and parking on Masonic Avenue! It's just like signing a petition to save the rain forests and sea turtles!
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ENUF's petition isn't the only well thought out, progressive petition on the site. Moveon also gives a a shout out to save the Masonic Ave Freeway, and "No to wider sidewalks on Potrero Avenue". The three fit nicely into a cohesive environmentally friendly and socially conscious SF narrative of "SHUT UP I CAN DRIVE AND PARK WHERE AND WHENEVER I WANT TO YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME!!!"
|"Sue the GOP Congress", "Support Striking Walmart Workers" and "Don't you dare put a bigger sidewalk on this massive speed chute!|
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