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H.R. 5856
Congress will debate and vote on the Defense Appropriations Act 2013 starting Wednesday (7/18/12). The bill attempts to include over $600 billion into preparations for war.  Combined with military spending in other departments, this is 57% of all federal discretionary spending.

Tell your representatives what you think: http://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6359&track=VFP

Watch proceedings in the HOUSE live:
http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN/
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Reports
http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/house-to-debate-defense-bills-with-pay-job-implications-for-feds-20120716

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-greenwald/with-needed-defense-cuts_b_1681213.html 

http://www.newsroomamerica.com/story/263195/the_daily_whip:_wednesday,_july_18,_2012.html

http://open.salon.com/blog/robert_greenwald/2012/07/17/with_needed_defense_cuts_on_the_horizon_industry_forces_rev

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