Brad Pitt and Walter Jones: Right on Afghanistan

Brad Pitt stars in a new movie called War Machine that presents the ongoing U.S. war in Afghanistan as something only a fool would ever imagine could be won. This new Hollywood film presents the U.S. military as hopelessly unconcerned with reality and destined never to choose to end a war that creates enemies in the name of "freedom."

There is, however, another institution capable of ending the war: Congress. Congressman Walter Jones (Rep., N.C.) has just proposed a not-completely novel idea: Congress should cut off the funding for any more U.S. war-making in Afghanistan.

Click below to add your name and comments to this petition to the U.S. Congress:

We urge you to cut off the funding, not just for any escalation, but also for any continuation of U.S. war-making in Afghanistan. The time has come to say enough is enough. In fact, spending $800 billion largely on killing people in Afghanistan, generating enemies and causing environmental destruction while eroding our civil liberties and rationalizing government secrecy is more than enough. It is time to cut off the flow of cash.


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Number Date Name Location Please add comments.
11329 6 months ago Robin Blackburn King, NC Stop these endless wars--we all know they are just to make the rich richer!! You are killing millions of people and using money that needs to be used here! Stop funding wars!!
11328 6 months ago Anonymous Lubbock, TX
11327 6 months ago sandra famularo Bisbee, AZ
11326 6 months ago David Millin Hastings, ot
11325 6 months ago Julian Yerena Jr Parlier, CA
11324 6 months ago Vic Hunter Chicago, IL
11323 6 months ago Panayiotis Karkatzoulis Athens, ot
11322 6 months ago John H. Kraemer Chippewa Falls, WI Get out - the war is going no where. The killing is senseless. We funded the Afghans (Taliban) to drive out the Russians and now we are killing them
11321 6 months ago Rebecca Haby Castroville, TX
11320 6 months ago Joe Cattolico Elk Grove, CA
11319 6 months ago bruce holcomb boaz, AL
11318 6 months ago Jessica Lederman Jersey City, NJ
11317 6 months ago Casey Pittman Coppell, TX
11316 6 months ago Sue Fagin Salem, OR
11315 6 months ago Wendi Myers Palm Harbor, FL
11314 6 months ago Daniel Cavanaugh Belleville, MI
11313 6 months ago Beth Renwick Baltimore , MD
11312 6 months ago Les Shipnuck Berkeley, CA
11311 6 months ago Anonymous Canton, MA
11310 6 months ago sarah stevens martinez, CA
11309 6 months ago Crystal Hernandez Cypress, CA
11308 6 months ago Christopher Kornmann Saint Paul, MN
11307 6 months ago Martha Fait Glendale, AZ
11306 6 months ago Jo Garrett Madison, WI
11305 6 months ago Anonymous Montreal, QC
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