Lockheed Has More Rights Than You
The "puppet masters" pulling the strings in Washington are not all on Wall Street. Some of the biggest are to be found in the neighborhood of the Pentagon.
Tell Secretary of "Defense" Leon Panetta to stop doing the bidding of corporations.
Secretary Panetta is protecting powerful military contractors by obstructing the public demand for serious cuts in military spending, which has doubled in the last decade.
Twenty years ago you favored economic conversion of military spending to nonviolent industries. But last November, you claimed that returning military spending to even 2007 levels would somehow be “devastating” and “catastrophic” – despite the military budget having exploded since 2001. We insist on honesty and sanity in our public policy. We insist on major cuts in military spending.