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Stop the F-35

The F-35 is the "poster child" of Pentagon waste. We need to tell Congress to stop the F-35 now!

The F-35 is the most expensive weapons program in history, with a total cost of $1.5 trillion.

The F-35 program has been plagued by cost overruns and delays, has been grounded twice, and even has been criticized by those within the Pentagon.

The $1.5 trillion that will be spent on this wasteful Pentagon program is an enormous sum. It is equivalent to the cost of the sequester. The total cost of the program could instead be invested to create a job paying $50,000 per year for every unemployed person in the U.S., for four years.

If invested in "people" programs, the cost of just one plane—roughly $610 million—could instead buy 8,000 university scholarships, 1,300 elementary school teachers, 1,100 police jobs, 14,000 Head Start slots, 18,000 Pell Grants, and 12,000 health care slots for veterans.

Take action now and cut "the plane that ate the budget"!

This plane steals jobs

plane steals jobs

This plane steals jobs.

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F-35 plane that ate the budget

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F-35, the poster child of Pentagon waste

The F-35 is the most expensive weapons system ever and a complete failure overdue, over-budget, still not working, and grounded for a second time.

The total cost of the F-35 program is $1.5 trillion. Imagine what we could do if we stopped production of this outdated weapons system, and invested in schools, jobs, and healthcare!

Get involved and tell your member of Congress: Invest in People, Not the Pentagon.

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