Ever wonder how much you paid to fund the war?Use the Afghanistan War Tax Calculator to find out. We'll give you an I.O.U. for what you paid that you can forward to your Member of Congress.Ask for your money back!
Solidarity with Public Workers in Wisconsin is a Stand for Public Workers and Labor Rights Everywhere
What the US will spend on the Afghan War this year would plug the deficits for every state in the country that has one.
Following President Obama's latest State of the Union address, many politicians took to the airwaves to talk about proposed cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But, when asked by pollsters what they'd cut if they had to choose, the overwhelming preference of the American people was to cut military spending first, not Social Security or Medicare. [Source:http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/20...]
We need to cut military spending on the Afghanistan War so we can fix problems here at home. This video effectively makes this point.
The Longest War in US History Enters Its 10th Year!
On October 7, 2010, the Afghanistan War will enter its 10th year.
For almost a decade, we've asked a very small slice of the population--military families--to shoulder the heaviest burdens for U.S. policies in that country. As we start Year Ten, an increasing number of veterans are telling us that the war isn't making us safer and it's not worth the cost. Here's just a few of their stories.
Help make sure the war's tenth year is also its final year.