No Increase $$ for Military Spending!

The 2019 Pentagon budget is already $716 billion and now Trump is proposing a nearly five percent increase, bringing the total “national security” (aka military) 2020 budget to a revolting $750 billion, including billions for the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal and Trump’s border wall. Meanwhile, communities in the U.S. struggle to meet basic human needs and maintain infrastructure.

The American public wants a Green New Deal, a Medicare for All health system, and free college education for our nation’s youth. How can we afford these programs? The answer is simple: Chop the Pentagon budget and put the “savings” into these critical programs that would truly make our nation more secure.

Tell Congress to reject Trump's 2020 Pentagon budget.

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The Trump administration is proposing an increase of almost 5 percent for the Pentagon, bringing its budget to a whopping $750 billion. Yet the agency failed an audit of its spending in 2018. Military spending fuels endless wars and stimulates new conflict, including regime change in foreign states. Corporate weapons manufacturers lobby to ensure inflated military spending that does not benefit society but serves to enrich a small number of corporations.

Trump wants to increase Pentagon spending while slashing funds for basic needs. Over forty percent of U.S. residents are either poor or low-income and cannot afford decent health care, food, or housing. We also face a dire environmental crisis that demands a reorientation of our funding priorities.

As your constituent, I want a Green New Deal, a Medicare for All health system, and free college education for our nation’s youth. How can we afford these programs? The answer is simple: Chop the Pentagon budget and put the “savings” into these critical programs that would truly make our nation more secure. I ask you to reject Trump's Pentagon budget. Please bring our tax dollars home to our communities, where it is sorely needed.

Thank you.

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🇨🇳DumpUSA🇨🇦正义 قروب فلسطيني
Kat Morey
Karen Wilson
Steve Leggett
Robert Obeid
Michael Messner
Anissa Nain
Natasha s. Mayers
Scott Wagner
Calvin Cahan
teal postula
Oranus Ravar
Emily Rodrique
Mozhgan Savabieasfahani
Jamie Allen
Josh Bunnell
Jd Varnado
Patricia McClain
Michael Cozens
Vivian Queija
Jesse Hicok
Connor Randleman
Kristina Gray Counts
Angel Sánchez
Jeffrey Arnold
Pablo Herrera
Rachel Pirani
Frances Dunham
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  • 🇨🇳DumpUSA🇨🇦正义 قروب فلسطيني
    signed 2019-04-15 12:09:05 -0400
  • Kat Morey
    signed 2019-04-15 12:08:46 -0400
  • Karen Wilson
    signed 2019-04-15 12:08:11 -0400
  • Steve Leggett
    signed 2019-04-15 12:05:49 -0400
  • Robert Obeid
    signed 2019-04-15 12:05:23 -0400
  • Michael Messner
    signed 2019-04-15 12:05:21 -0400
  • Anissa Nain
    signed 2019-04-15 12:05:17 -0400
  • Natasha s. Mayers
    signed 2019-04-15 12:05:07 -0400
  • Scott Wagner
    signed 2019-04-15 12:04:48 -0400
  • Calvin Cahan
    signed 2019-04-15 12:04:46 -0400
  • teal postula
    signed 2019-04-14 06:59:35 -0400
  • Oranus Ravar
    signed 2019-04-14 02:39:59 -0400
  • Emily Rodrique
    signed 2019-04-13 10:12:14 -0400
  • Mozhgan Savabieasfahani
    signed 2019-04-12 10:15:24 -0400
    Mozhgan Savabieasfahani
  • Jamie Allen
    signed 2019-04-11 16:05:46 -0400
    It time to support spending that truly helps people. Instead of building and buying more weapons, make better VA’s to treat the returning soldiers that had to use them. Improve schools to build a better future for the next generation and fund socially responsible healthcare / and a universal insurance system to cover everyone. Yes We Can! Stop making elderly people choose between nourishment and medicine. It’s shameful. WE MUST CLEAN UP / TAKE CARE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AS THOUGH OUR LIVES DEPEND ON IT.
  • SOUNDSg00d 🌸🌺
    @SSg00d tweeted link to this page. 2019-04-11 14:02:17 -0400
    I just told Congress to reject Trump’s proposed Pentagon budget. No 5% increase for the Pentagon for more endless wars! Keep our tax dollars at home for health care, food, shelter & money for a #GreenNewDeal. #DivestFromWar. Via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/militaryspending?recruiter_id=801483
  • Josh Bunnell
    signed 2019-04-11 14:01:50 -0400
    I’m disgusted with how out of control the budget of the military is. I know 21 trillion could not be accounted for at the Pentagon through its spending in the last decade. The world needs peace and mutual respect not fear and terror which is what the USA has been promoting abroad since I was born. No war is a good war. So i aim to vote tulsi gabbard in ad prez in 2020 and be sure progressives are paying attention to the way you all vote.
  • Jd Varnado
    signed 2019-04-11 13:49:07 -0400
  • Patricia McClain
    signed via 2019-04-11 09:08:30 -0400
  • Michael Cozens
    @michaelcozens tweeted link to this page. 2019-04-11 07:57:58 -0400
    I just told Congress to reject Trump’s proposed Pentagon budget. No 5% increase for the Pentagon for more endless wars! Keep our tax dollars at home for health care, food, shelter & money for a #GreenNewDeal. #DivestFromWar. Via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/militaryspending?recruiter_id=398567
  • Michael Cozens
    signed 2019-04-11 07:57:51 -0400
  • Vivian Queija
    signed 2019-04-11 02:06:06 -0400
  • Jesse Hicok
    signed 2019-04-10 22:22:42 -0400
    Jesse A Hicok
  • Connor Randleman
    signed 2019-04-10 22:17:14 -0400
  • Kristina Gray Counts
    signed 2019-04-10 21:57:37 -0400
  • Angel Sánchez
    signed 2019-04-10 17:38:01 -0400
  • Jeffrey Arnold
    signed 2019-04-10 16:41:06 -0400
  • Pablo Herrera
    signed 2019-04-10 16:12:02 -0400
    We need to dramatically reduce our military spending and use our resources for the American people—education, infrastructure, medicare-for-all, social programs, developing a green economy, etc.
  • Rachel Pirani
    signed 2019-04-10 13:05:28 -0400
  • Frances Dunham
    signed 2019-04-09 23:50:06 -0400
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