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.


176-200 of 11428 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comments.
11253 6 months ago Gaeney Willmore Murrieta, CA
11252 6 months ago Jarrett Holst Victoria, BC
11251 6 months ago Kiri Lester-Hodges NEW YORK, NY
11250 6 months ago Yves Verreydt Leuven, ot
11249 6 months ago tony hintze Chicago, IL
11248 6 months ago Joe Landwehr Mountain View, MO
11247 6 months ago Alek Hyra Springfield, VA
11246 6 months ago Cristina Dunat Barcelona, AZ
11245 6 months ago jean boustani Bridgewater, MA
11244 6 months ago Crystal Conklin Portland, OR
11243 6 months ago Linda Jones Hanford, CA $800 billion thrown into the Afghanistan disaster. Let's use that money for keeping Medicaid and Medicare alive rather than discontinuing them as proposed by the republican senators health bill.
11242 6 months ago Enrica Carabelli Verbania, ot
11241 6 months ago Doug Woods San Francisco, CA
11240 6 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
11239 6 months ago Anonymous Duncan, NE
11238 6 months ago Anonymous Duncan, NE
11237 6 months ago Pati Whiteman Aurora, CO
11236 6 months ago Dr. Susan Caswell Paauilo, HI Use $ for food and housing--much more effective and way cheaper than war --Stop the suffering
11235 6 months ago Anonymous sparks, MD Get out of afghanistan.
11234 6 months ago Tim Lim Jelutong , ot Please stop interfering in the internal affairs of a sovereign state.
11233 6 months ago Anonymous Duncan, NE
11232 6 months ago Dalal Qamheiah Mississauga, ON
11231 6 months ago Johanna Lindsay Fremont , CA
11230 6 months ago Kristin Huntoon Columbus, OH
11229 6 months ago Kristin Huntoon Columbus, OH
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