Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
We appear to be moving ever closer toward a world war against the Islamic State.
No sane person welcomes war. Yet if we do go to war against ISIS we must keep a watchful eye on 5 things:
1. The burden of fighting the war must be widely shared among Americans.
America's current "all-volunteer" army is comprised largely of lower-income men and women for whom army pay is the best option. (more)