Category: Pentagon Budget

Budget Brinksmanship is Back

Government funding runs out tomorrow and the Republican leadership is holding the budget hostage to try to pass poison pill riders on issues from blocking Syrian refugees to stopping the president’s climate change initiatives. Please ask Congress to pass a clean appropriations bill with no destructive policy riders. […]

Your Priorities, Not War

by Paul Kawika Martin It’s that time of year when Congress figures out the federal budget for next year. The House will take up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week. Despite the Republican stranglehold in the House they may allow a few amendments to be voted on […]

Stop Militarizing the Police

The tragic death of Michael Brown at the hands of the Ferguson police is a reminder that the upsurge in violence is not restricted to the Middle East or any one place.  It’s right here in our own communities. Like the Trayvon Martin killing two years ago, the […]

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