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 11437 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comments.
11437 7 months ago Madeline Bogen Manhattan, KS
11436 9 months ago Darren Mitton Danielsville, GA
11435 1 year ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA
11434 2.8 years ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
11433 2.9 years ago Annette Ahlander Albuquerque, NM
11432 2.9 years ago Annette Ahlander Albuquerque, NM
11431 2.9 years ago Gary Jackson Colorado Springs, CO Stop the madness NOW! Trillions of dollars spent is TOO MUCH!
11430 3.1 years ago Monika Bartal ot
11429 3.1 years 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 3.2 years ago Jim Head Oak Park, MI
11427 3.2 years ago Ked Garden Lemon Grove, CA
11426 3.2 years ago Jim Head Oak Park, MI
11425 3.2 years ago Tiana Brachel Cartersville, GA
11424 3.3 years ago Anonymous Waterbury, CT
11423 3.4 years ago claro baltazar Fremont, CA
11422 3.4 years ago Donna Jay Kitchener, ON
11421 3.4 years ago Thompson Potter Cambridge, MA
11420 3.4 years ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
11419 3.4 years ago Richard Friesenhengst Columbus, OH
11418 3.4 years ago Ash Decker Margate, FL
11417 3.4 years ago S Ardon Mississauga, ON
11416 3.4 years ago Anonymous decatur, GA
11415 3.4 years ago Patricia Biddinger Bloomington, IN Past time to end the Afghan war.
11414 3.4 years ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY
11413 3.4 years ago Michael Garitty Nevada City, CA
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