By Judith LeBlanc, Field Director,Peace Action The Pentagon is ready to use a “slush fund” to do an end run on budget cuts. They will take some of the money for wars called the Overseas [...]
Next week, the president will present his 2015 budget to Congress (about a month later than usual). With elections coming up, there will be a brief window of time for Congress to weigh in. While [...]
Dear activists: At this crucial moment, our network can make a unique contribution to peace. In eight days Congress will vote on a military strike in Syria. We can reach out to our allies in the [...]
UPDATE: The amendments crossed out below were not allowed to come to the floor for a vote. The House will start voting tomorrow on the National Defense Authorization Act, which sets policy and [...]
- NDAA roundup: Afghanistan victory and budget ignominy | Groundswell Blog, from Peace Action West[…] the House laid down some important ...
By Judith Le Blanc, Field Diretor Peace Action Sequestration, across the board cuts, is no way to run the federal government. Some say it is stupid or dumb. Plain and simple, it is a bad idea [...]
Sequester This! One Weapons Contractor Has a "Defense Backlog" Bigger Than the Entire Military Budgets of All But Two Countries! Let's Pull the Pork from the Pentagon!
The “sequester” — automatic across-the-board federal government spending cuts that appears to be inevitable come March 1 — will hurt domestic discretionary spending [...]