military spending

Jim Wallis 1-28-2010
After one tumultuous year in office, President Barack Obama used his first State of the Union address
Jim Wallis 11-12-2009
When all you have is a hammer everything seems like a nail. No famous line more aptly applies to the president's current dilemma of seeking the best solution for Afghanistan.
Shane Claiborne 11-11-2009
Almost exactly 4 years ago, more than 100 faith leaders from around the country went to jail together as we prayed for a moral budget and lamented the current one.
George De Costa 6-01-2009

Amen to John Stoner and Victor Goering's letters in the March 2009 issue.

Jim Wallis 3-31-2009
$296 billion is a lot of money. Twenty-two months is a long time. But that's not the cost of the most recent bailout and 22 months isn't a prediction of how long our economic crisis will last.

"People will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy."

Victor Goering 3-01-2009

After reading (for the second time) the “Dear President Obama” letters, I was disappointed that no one mentioned the need to reduce the huge U.S. military budget.

Jeffrey Mason 10-02-2008

With the passing of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, there is a significant legacy that many in the mainstream media are unaware of.

Coinciding with the visit of a dear friend who's spent the past few years working in Afghanistan for both development NGOs and (non-U.S.) government agencies, the DVD of Charlie Wilson's War recently arrived from Netflix. My friend recommends it. Also, I [heart] Philip Seymour Hoffman. And I can tolerate Tom Hanks in appropriate doses. But an

Frida Berrigan 6-01-2008
Rampant military spending is making us less secure.

Will the Real SDI Please Stand Up?

Joe Roos 3-01-1986

If your 1985 federal tax liability totaled $4,000, nearly half that amount--$1,720--was used to finance current and future military goals.

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