Thank you for standing up to rein in defense spending

Thanks for taking action.

Here are some ways you can spread the word to make sure Congress gets the message loud and clear.

If you are on Facebook, click here to post the petition to your Wall.

If you have a Twitter account, click here to automatically tweet:
Tell Congress: Don't roll back cuts to defense spending. http://bit.ly/wn238i #p2 (via @credomobile)

You can also send the following e-mail to your friends and family. Spreading the word is critical, but please only pass this message along to those who know you -- spam hurts our campaign.

Thanks for all you do.

--The CREDO Action Team

Here's a sample message to send to your friends:

Subject: Tell Congress: Don't roll back defense spending cuts

Dear Friend,

Our nation's military budget is grotesquely bloated.

Just about the only good thing to come out of last year's debt ceiling debacle was that the law Congress passed to raise the debt ceiling has the potential to reduce defense spending by $492 billion over the next ten years.

It would normally be a very heavy lift to get Congress to pass any kind of reductions to defense spending. But the legislation that raised the debt ceiling was designed in the case of a deadlock on the Super Committee to mandate across-the-board cuts starting in 2013, including cuts to defense, that would be unattractive to both Democrats and Republicans alike.

The Super Committee did deadlock. And now that they are faced with the prospect of mandatory reductions in defense spending, we can count on members in both chambers of Congress and in both parties to try to shield the American war machine from any sort of funding reductions.

I just signed a petition telling Congress not to roll back cuts to defense spending. I hope you do, too.

You can find out more about this issue and take action at the link below.

http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/cut_defense/?r_by=34110-3362360-eEgQ2hx&rc=confemail

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