STOP The War Supplemental Bill

President Obama waited until after the election to ask Congress for $11.6 billion extra -- outside the huge existing military budget -- for wars.

Background:
1. President's Request to Congress
2. David Swanson: Public vs. Media on War

These funds would go to war efforts that the next U.S. president has sometimes said he wants to end (the arming of fighters in Syria) or not commented on at all. It would also give the Afghan military U.S.-made helicopters so that it no longer uses Russian ones.
 
Also requested:

  • miniature killer drones that can be launched by U.S. troops in Iraq -- troops whose boots are, despite White House rhetoric, on the ground.
  • secret operations that Congress is expected to fund with our money despite not knowing what they are.
  • secret research and testing.
  • a war on drugs in Libya and West Africa.
  • USAID operations of the sort that have facilitated violent coups in places like Ukraine.
We say no to more war funding.


226-250 of 11738 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
11513 1 year ago Mary Schultz Eagan, MN
11512 1 year ago Erin Subramanian Joppa, MD
11511 1 year ago Dmitry Landa Woodhaven, NY
11510 1 year ago RASHAAN KEETON SOMERVILLE, MA
11509 1 year ago Linda Jones Hanford, CA $11.6 billion???
$11.6 billion?
Think about that amount and say it out loud a couple times.
Then think about the Flint water crisis.
And think about the schools in Detroit.
An...
11508 1 year ago Anonymous Owego, NY
11507 1 year ago Stuart Chen-Hayes Newtown, PA
11506 1 year ago Jacques Lechasseur Boucherville, QC
11505 1 year ago Sandra Lady Auburn, WA
11504 1 year ago michael cosenza windermere, FL Enough is enough!! Bring the GI's home now
11503 1 year ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY
11502 1 year ago Felicity Figueroa Irvine, CA
11501 1 year ago Anonymous Eugene, OR
11500 1 year ago James lennon arcata, CA
11499 1 year ago Connie Powell vandalia, OH No more wars.
11498 1 year ago Anonymous EUGENE, OR $ for diplomacy and foreign aid and development yes! For more wars NO!money for infrastructure YES! For education and health care YES!
Enough wars! ENOUGH!
11497 1 year ago Randy Guthrie Snohomish, WA
11496 1 year ago Linda A. Heath Grafton, OH
11495 1 year ago Anonymous Hanover Township, PA Because we have not wasted enough lives and treasure on military adventurism already.
11494 1 year ago Anonymous Arcadia, CA
11493 1 year ago jimi duke eugene, OR
11492 1 year ago kevin eisenstaedt san francisco, CA money can ALWAYS be found for the military industrial complex, but scarce for education, infrastructure and healthcare. oh ... and social security and medicare are going bankrupt!
11491 1 year ago Kathryn White Clinton, MS
11490 1 year ago David Sweet Santa Cruz, CA
11489 1 year ago Donna Thelander Portland, OR
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