Brad Pitt and Walter Jones: Right on Afghanistan

Brad Pitt stars in a new movie called War Machine that presents the ongoing U.S. war in Afghanistan as something only a fool would ever imagine could be won. This new Hollywood film presents the U.S. military as hopelessly unconcerned with reality and destined never to choose to end a war that creates enemies in the name of "freedom."

There is, however, another institution capable of ending the war: Congress. Congressman Walter Jones (Rep., N.C.) has just proposed a not-completely novel idea: Congress should cut off the funding for any more U.S. war-making in Afghanistan.

Click below to add your name and comments to this petition to the U.S. Congress:

We urge you to cut off the funding, not just for any escalation, but also for any continuation of U.S. war-making in Afghanistan. The time has come to say enough is enough. In fact, spending $800 billion largely on killing people in Afghanistan, generating enemies and causing environmental destruction while eroding our civil liberties and rationalizing government secrecy is more than enough. It is time to cut off the flow of cash.


1-25 of 11431 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comments.
11431 1 week ago Gary Jackson Colorado Springs, CO Stop the madness NOW! Trillions of dollars spent is TOO MUCH!
11430 1 month ago Monika Bartal ot
11429 2 months ago Anonymous Lansdale, PA The first step is holding off from making the situation worse, which we are currently doing every day our military stays in Afghanistan. Let peace organizations work on the problems. They'll be more...
11428 3 months ago Jim Head Oak Park, MI
11427 3 months ago Klarisse Dexter Lemon Grove, CA
11426 4 months ago Jim Head Oak Park, MI
11425 4 months ago Tiana Brachel Cartersville, GA
11424 5 months ago Anonymous Waterbury , CT
11423 5 months ago claro baltazar Fremont, CA
11422 6 months ago Donna Jay Kitchener, ON
11421 6 months ago Thompson E. Potter, Jr. Cambridge, MA
11420 6 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
11419 6 months ago Richard Friesenhengst Columbus, OH
11418 6 months ago Ashley Decker Margate, FL
11417 6 months ago Violetta Ardon .London, ON
11416 6 months ago Anonymous decatur, GA
11415 6 months ago Patricia Biddinger Bloomington , IN Past time to end the Afghan war.
11414 6 months ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY
11413 6 months ago Michael Garitty Nevada City, CA
11412 6 months ago Donye Sacco LA, CA
11411 7 months ago Dean Windh Lakewood, WA
11410 7 months ago Julia King london, ot
11409 7 months ago Glen Anderson Lacey, WA
11408 7 months ago Anonymous Houston, TX
11407 7 months ago Dean Windh Lakewood, WA
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