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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11203 6 months ago margaret hashmi Bellingham, WA
11202 6 months ago Netania Budofsky New York, NY
11201 6 months ago Craig Cook Santa Rosa, CA
11200 6 months ago Linval DePass Palo Alto, CA
11199 6 months ago Natasha Saravanja San Francisco, CA
11198 6 months ago Doug Woods San Francisco, CA
11197 6 months ago Erica Brinker Randolph Morris County, NJ
11196 6 months ago Elizabeth Butler Henderson, KY
11195 6 months ago Dita Škali? Moravske Toplice, ot
11194 6 months ago Joan Sikora LANSDALE, PA
11193 6 months ago Tony Fitzsimons Dublin, ot
11192 6 months ago Anonymous Stockton , CA
11191 6 months ago Alek Hyra Springfield, VA
11190 6 months ago Sister Kathleen Corbett Las Cruces, NM
11189 6 months ago Michelle Hamilton Marysville, WA
11188 6 months ago Joan DeYoung Byron Center, MI
11187 6 months ago Thomas Askjellerud Vestby, Norway, ot
11186 6 months ago Joan Butler Phoenix , AZ
11185 6 months ago Anonymous OAK RIDGE, TN
11184 6 months ago Jack and Terry Swegel Lee, MA Enough is Enough!!!
11183 6 months ago mike mc cormick carmichael, CA The endless war, which is not winnable, must be ended. NOW!
11182 6 months ago Joel Clasemann Duluth, MN
11181 6 months ago Elizabeth Hammond Princeton, MA
11180 6 months ago Angela Rodriguez Deltona, FL
11179 6 months ago H. Moessner Ansbach, ot Clowse down US-Airbase Katterbach in Germany.(91522)
Close down US-Airbase Ramstein in Germany.
Stop-US-Air-Terror!
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