Jeff Blum is executive director of USAction, a federation of 22 state affiliates that organize for progressive change. Under his leadership, USAction has broken ground on health care, budget and taxes, Social Security and the war in Iraq.
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Friday, May 11, 2012
Pentagon Spending and the War on Children
What would you rather see your tax dollars fund? Food stamps for 46 million Americans? Or wars we don't need? The choice for most of us is clear. When asked, "What would you cut if you have to," Americans chose cuts in military spending over cuts in Social Security or Medicare -- three to one.