We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
The President doesn't want it. The Secretary of Defense doesn't want it. But members of the House Armed Services Committee are again writing a GE-RollsRoyce engine into the F-35 appropriation. We may now see a fairly good heavyweight fight between two large "defense" contractors.