Battleground States – Kathy Kelly of Voices

Voice for Creative Nonviolence  |  27 June 2020  |  Kathy Kelly      Original article at Voices website Code Pink: Contact Congress to cut military spending Whitehouse propaganda Trump Marinette Fincantieri S.p.A.: The Italians that collect the profits Iron Mountain Daily News: AP Trump touts manufacturing in visit to Marinette Marine “The time for manufacturing […]

Carla D. Raushenbush: Struggling to understand Baldwin’s support for F-35s

The Cap Time  |  10 April 2020  |  Carla D. Raushenbush     Dear Editor: Dear Sen. Tammy Baldwin, I hope this finds you well! I am fine, staying at home during the pandemic.   I am angry and despairing over your continuing support of F-35s in Madison. Trying to understand, I have researched and […]

Pentagon and Lockheed in Fight Over Failure

Janes’s  |  29 March 2020  |  Pat Host The Pentagon wants data on failures of the F-35. Lockheed wants the taxpayer to pay them for it. How greedy can you be? Or maybe this might clue more people in to what a hunk of junk this jet is. Original Article  “The Pentagon wants a specific […]

COVID: Money for Human Need Not War Machine & Greed

To the Mayor and Common Council members, First of all thanks to everyone who has made this virtual meeting possible especially the techies who are improvising all this. Thanks also for taking up this important issue again. Time as you know is of the essence the Air Force is scheduled to make a final decision […]

Steve Books: County Resolution RES-548 Opposing F-35 Jets

Thanks to the sponsors of this resolution, 2019 RES-548, and to Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner for introducing this resolution.   I’m urging support, passage, and commitment of this resolution for many reasons. There are many problems with many issues including pollution at Truax Field as stated in the resolution, such as PFAS “forever chemical,” and it […]

Myth 2: Military spending is driven by security concerns [World Peace Foundation]

Original Article      “The decisions to build, sell or buy weapons systems often have little to do with defending the nation. Other factors at play include claims that weapons systems generate economic benefits (see Myth 4); and pure corruption—that is, the kickbacks and access to public funds are the rationale for the deal, and […]

Forever Wars and Forever Pollutants: A Call to Action

Boswell’s Blog  |  9 Dec 2019  |  Tom Boswell   An open letter to Mark Miller and other legislators Dear Senator Mark Miller, I’m addressing this letter to you, as well as all the other Democrats in the State Senate and Assembly. The subject is the F-35 fighter jets and the PFAS that has been […]

Let’s suspend the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program

New Pittsburgh Courier  |  18 Nov 2019 |  Julianne Malveaux    Original Article “Even as our legislators grapple with impeachment, they are also charged to pass a dozen budget bills, including a bill on “defense.” Recent elections suggest a paradigm shift in the way we view budget spending, what with Democrats taking charge in both […]

South Burlington doesn’t want to foot bill for F-35 noise mitigation

VT Digger  |  11 Nov 2019  |  Aidan Quigley   Find the F-35 Opposition here:  Save Our Skies Vermont “South Burlington officials are worried their city might have to foot some of the bill for noise mitigation after the arrival of the F-35s, reviving a decades-long debate about airport governance. While the Federal Aviation Administration is funding 90% […]

Chris Taylor takes on the Chamber of Corruption & Do your part to get the word out

For your listening pleasure… Chris Taylor and Zach Brandon of the Greater Madison Chamber of Corruption discussing F35s, racial disparities, health inequity, economic development vs economic empowerment, binary approaches, the murder of Atatiana Jefferson by police, Trumps impeachment process, scientist urging direct… and more 10-16-19 – Unheard Of with Brandi Grayson – Hour 1  10-16-19 – […]