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.
Cutting The Military Budget - Congressional Hearing
The military and Secretary Panetta are screaming bloody murder about projected security spending cuts involved in the SuperCommittee arrangements. The last paragraph tells us that the proceedings were interrupted "to an unusual degree" by protesters unhappy with the fact that military spending has doubled since 2001.