Militarism isn’t security. Real security encompasses justice, health, housing, food, education, and civil rights.
The United States spent over 800 billion dollars on the war in Iraq, while social services and infrastructure crumbled at home.
Of every tax dollar the federal government collects, 26.5 cents goes to the Pentagon.
Bring home the troops, military advisers, counter-terrorism experts, and the euphemisms.
With the cost of the war projected to exceed $3 trillion, it’s time to demand that the money being spent on continued occupation in Iraq be spent at home in our own communities now!