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Cut Military Spending - Don't Increase It!


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: defense, military, budget, spending, public assistance, petitions )

Freya
- 775 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our defense budget is larger than the next dozen nations combined. Meanwhile, our bridges and roads are crumbling, many cities have unsafe water, veterans who risked all for this country cannot get the therapy they need.



   

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Animae C (508)
Monday April 3, 2017, 6:19 pm
ANIMAE,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON FEBRUARY 5, 2017
146 SUPPORTERS

This should have many more signatures!!!

TY Freya
 

Judy C (91)
Monday April 3, 2017, 7:27 pm
Already signed, but Tweeted again. Thanks Freya.
 

Mary T (356)
Monday April 3, 2017, 8:22 pm
thank you Freya - previously signed and reshared
 

Victoria P (110)
Monday April 3, 2017, 8:23 pm
Already signed with thanks Freya ~♥~
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 3, 2017, 10:11 pm
Signed thx Freya
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday April 3, 2017, 11:04 pm
148 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media.
 

Sue H (7)
Monday April 3, 2017, 11:27 pm
Noted and signed 2.4.15. Thanks for keeping this visible for signatures.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 2:22 am
KALLIOPE, YOU TOOK ACTION ON FEBRUARY 5, 2017 - Thanks, dear Freya :)
 

Erika C (70)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 3:44 am
ERIKA, YOU TOOK ACTION ON FEBRUARY 5, 2017

Noted. TY Freya.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 4:33 am
Signed, of course. Thanks.
 

Arielle S (313)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 6:12 am
Most assuredly signed
 

Carole K (195)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 10:57 am
Noted today. signed the petition 2 months ago. I whole heartedly support this petition; but I feel it will have little influence or impact as evil #45 intends to have his way. Military expenditures are the easiest to siphon away amid all the other waste, fraud & corruption that systematically exists there. Low hanging fruit easy for the pickin'!
 

Doris F (18)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 11:08 am
signed, thank you Freya
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 11:31 am
ED STAR ISSUES,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON FEBRUARY 5, 2017
 

W. C (7)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 12:19 pm
Thanks.
 

TOM TREE (247)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 12:36 pm
Signed Noted, & Shared SCARY STUFF !
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 1:53 pm
Signed !!!!
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 3:44 pm
159 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media.
 

David C (75)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 5:06 pm
and stop threatening first strike military campaigns
 

David C (75)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 5:07 pm
already signed, thanks
 

John B (185)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 6:03 pm
Thanks Freya for sharing the link. Signed previously, post noted.
"John, you took action on February 25, 2017"
 

Mitchell D (82)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 6:50 pm
Took action on 2/4/17, thanks.
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 6:58 pm
Already signed back in February
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday April 4, 2017, 8:40 pm
Already signed. Thanks Freya
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 12:29 am
164 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media.
 

Patrice Z (16)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 1:46 am
Previously signed. Thanks for posting it in news to give it more visibility.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 3:49 am
165 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media
 

John G (290)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 4:33 am
Disagree. Obama decimated our military and by killing maintenance funding put us in a horrible position of needing urgent work now. If anything the budget proposal needs to be doubled. Those advocating cuts do so with absolutely no knowledge of the military. We are just a convenient target as the give away programs are protected by legislation whereas the DOD budget is not. Support those of us who serve instead of bashing us continuously. It is as bad now as when you spit on us when we were returning from Vietnam. Liberals should be very ashamed.
 

Peggy B (43)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 10:24 am
Signed previously
 

Peggy B (43)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 10:51 am
John G... You have it wrong. The waste in government military spending has been going on for years. It is rampant and unnecessary and no one stops it. I come from a military family with an uncle being a + star General and more cousins than you can imagine in the military. Also, I used to work where military equipment was made and I know the outrageous prices the company got and basically unlimited budget given to them. You are obviously getting your information from right wing propaganda crackpots. Even moderate Republicans know what you're claiming is a load of ****. This is NOT a liberal complaint. Don't you dare bring up Vietnam. My husband came home from there with all the protesting and he's the most liberal person I know. He was there and didn't agree they should be there. Protesters shouldn't have used their protesting against them as they weren't volunteers for the most part, but drafted in. They were wrong about that, but right that we should never have been there. History has proved that to be the case. Vietnam veterans get the same respect now as any other war veteran and how they were treated in the 70's is a distant memory. As my uncle once said, he respected all military personnel, but he had the utmost respect for military people who had no choice and were drafted and fought for their country. The volunteers usually volunteer because they don't want to go to university and don't know what to do with their lives. or just want to. It's a job and someone has to do it. And speaking of bashing. When? Who? If you want to go there, Trump evaded the draft deliberately while the likes of my husband had no choice. Most veterans according to my own poll think the military increase is wrong, think invading other countries is wrong and resents the government that killed many of their friends through unnecessary wars. Lastly, if you're speaking of an increase in money for veterans then you should know that it was the Republicans EVERY time who stopped Obama giving more money for their housing, healthcare and jobs. You need only go into the gov archives and look at how each person voted. That's public record, but you will see that it differs from the facebook memes you see floating around. Before I give more money to the military I want no more waste. If they stopped the waste they would have enough money.
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 11:36 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 11:43 am
Doubled?

What planet of reality are you living on, John?

167 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 12:52 pm
Thanks
 

Sheila D (28)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 2:17 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Freya. Great cartoon.
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Wednesday April 5, 2017, 7:04 pm
In the language of the Ohioans, I done been signed this'n back in February.
 

Marco Baracca (41)
Thursday April 6, 2017, 3:56 am
#175
 

Kathleen W (0)
Friday April 7, 2017, 3:00 am
Peggy. . . wow! I was going to comment on what John said, but my words would be meaningless compared to those of someone like you with firsthand knowledge. Thank you! Your message was outstanding.

I also agree with Animae that your superbly written petition should have a LOT more signatures, Freya. Maybe it will pick up steam now, since our military just went from "defense" to "offense" (not to mention, offensive) by striking Syria last night. Now there's another Vietnam in the making. And since Trump pissed off his bff Putin, maybe we can go to war with Russia too. Let's see; who else can we attack? North Korea is probably on our hit list. Anyone else?

Thank you, Freya. Signed #176.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Friday April 7, 2017, 8:51 am
167 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media
 

Roberto M (88)
Friday April 7, 2017, 9:49 am
thank you FREYA
 

Margie F (148)
Sunday April 9, 2017, 8:47 am
Thank you
 

Margie F (148)
Sunday April 9, 2017, 9:57 pm
Thanks again
 

Melania P (123)
Monday April 24, 2017, 2:48 pm
MELANIA,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON MARCH 27, 2017

Sharing again!
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 1:57 am
180 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday October 15, 2017, 3:29 pm
239 SUPPORTERS
5,000 GOAL
Reshared petition all over social media
 
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