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PR: AFP to Stand Up to Occupy Wall Street Extremists at “Failing Agenda” Rally in Midtown!

September 19, 2012

For Immediate Release – September 19, 2012 

ALERT: Americans for Prosperity to Stand Up to Occupy Wall Street Extremists at “Failing Agenda” Rally in Midtown!

***Thursday, September 20 at 10AM***

AFP Activists will Descend on Rockefeller Center to Combat Occupy Wall Street Radicals and Oppose Obama’s Failing Agenda!

NEW YORK, NY – Americans for Prosperity activists from all over the tri-state area will gather en masse in Midtown Manhattan tomorrow morning to stand up to Occupy Wall Street extremists and call attention to President Obama’s failing economic agenda.

“The Occupy Wall Street crowd is nothing but a fringe element of malcontents bent on mayhem and destruction,” slammed AFP New Jersey state director Steve Lonegan. “These are people who despise free enterprise. They are not attacking Wall Street. They are attacking the very freedoms that everyday Americans cherish to pursue their own dreams and succeed.”

“What the American people are really worried about is President Obama’s failing agenda,” said Lonegan. “They are worried about a failing agenda that is saddling future generations of Americans with trillions of dollars of debt and leaving them with a bleak future. They are worried about the economic destruction President Obama’s policies have had on the economy and on job creation.”

“It’s time that someone stood up to the Occupy Wall Street mob,” continued Lonegan. “Tomorrow, Americans for Prosperity activists from all over the tri-state area will do just that right in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.”

Americans for Prosperity’s rally will be held from 10:00-10:30 a.m. right outside of Rockefeller Center as part of the group’s national Failing Agenda Bus Tour.

***RALLY INFORMATION***
Americans for Prosperity vs. Occupy Wall Street:
Failing Agenda Bus Tour Rally – Thursday, Sept, 20
1271 6th Avenue
(West side of 6th Avenue across from SNY studios)
New York, NY 10020
10:00-10:30am
(Click for map)

The Failing Agenda Bus Tour is an issue advocacy effort by Americans for Prosperity and does not expressly advocate for the success or defeat of any candidate for public office. More information is available at www.FailingAgenda.com or call our New Jersey office at 201-487-8844.

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. AFP educates and engages citizens to support restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. AFP is more than 2 million activists strong, with activists in all 50 states.  AFP has 34 state chapters and affiliates. More than 85,000 Americans in all 50 states have made a financial contribution to AFP or AFP Foundation. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org

Americans for Prosperity does not support or oppose candidates for public office.

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