Tag: budget

Action alert: A raise for nukes?

Join the National Call-in Day Two new bills give Congress an opportunity to step up and make cuts to nuclear weapons. The president’s budget request for 2015 shows that his priorities are still dangerously backwards, asking for yet another increase for nuclear weapons while crucial domestic spending continues […]

Previewing the Pentagon budget

Next week, the president will present his 2015 budget to Congress (about a month later than usual). With elections coming up, there will be a brief window of time for Congress to weigh in. While we don’t have all the details yet, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel previewed the […]

Call today to cut Pentagon pork

I wouldn’t mind living in a 19th century chateau in Belgium with my own personal chef. Alas, that is not the lifestyle of a peace activist. But it is the lifestyle of the top military brass, and you’re paying for it. Yes, while the Pentagon is furloughing civilian employees […]