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Cut the massive Pentagon budget

The United States spends nearly as much money and resources on its military as the rest of the world combined. This runaway spending is wasteful, dangerous, and is robbing us of our future. It absolutely must stop.

If you agree, please sign and share this petition.
 http://credoaction.change.org/petitions/view/cut_the_massive_pentagon_budget
The United States spends nearly as much money and resources on its military as the rest of the world combined. This runaway spending is wasteful, dangerous, and is robbing us of our future. It absolutely must stop.

In 2009, the US alone accounted for 46% of military funds spent worldwide. China was a distant second at 6.6%. It is foolish and incredibly wasteful to continue to spend 40% of our discretionary federal fund budget paying for war, past and present. We must step back from this war footing and bring our war dollars home. The Pentagon budget must be cut, and cut substantially.

 http://credoaction.change.org/petitions/view/cut_the_massive_pentagon_budget

Yeah, Juan 27.Oct.2010 08:14

Shaker

I'll remain poor because I've got ethics, I think for myself and not enable the agenda of some ass bleating trumped-up excuses to commit citizens (and I will acutally give you the doubt that you've the best intentions, just to be fair) to committing crimes against humanity, to spreading hunger and oppression over the planet. How does it feel to be a stooge for them? But wait...You've got discipline, security, and tactics, huh? And you think you're not an easy target? Who knows your disipline, security, and tactics better than those who taught you? Maybe you need to think a bit more, extend you perspective outside of the unearned ego your disipline, security, and tactics gave you and realize how vulnerable you are. If you're honest with yourself, with a little work and real thought you might question your security. History has shown that there's never enough bullets in the end.

When you awaken, we're right around the corner. We'll be waiting with an appropriate response, whatever attitude you bring.

It's Obama's Budget 31.Oct.2010 13:29

Emmit Goldman

We need to personalize it, just as the partisan hacks did when Bush was in office. Obama is spending more on the military than Bush, and he has outpaced him in number of countries targeted.

Only when the truth is first told will we be able to change.