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Tell Congress: Audit the Pentagon!

How can waste be identified and cut when the doors are closed, and books off the table? We have seen billions of tax dollars invested into defense, yet we are unable to judge if those dollars have been effective.

The Department of Defense should not be operating, like anything else in government, secretly; their financial statements should all be made known to the public. This is only proper, since all of their programs are funded by American taxpayers. 

Although for certain companies and individuals secrecy has its advantages, an isolated Pentagon does less for national security. How can efficiency be judged? How can waste be identified and cut when the doors are closed, and books off the table? We have seen billions of tax dollars invested into defense, yet we are unable to judge if those dollars have been effective.

It is time for a change. We need a strong Pentagon committed to defending the American People, not one that is weakened by self-service and waste.

It is time for Congress to re-introduce the "Audit the Pentagon Act!"

What supporters of the Audit the Pentagon Act of 2012 had to say:

"By failing to pass an audit, the Pentagon has undermined our national security.  This bill ends the culture of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ budgeting within the Pentagon that says, ‘don’t ask us how we’re spending money because we can’t tell you.’ When the Pentagon can’t tell Congress, or itself, how it is spending money good programs face cuts along with wasteful programs, which is the situation in which we find ourselves today under sequestration.  In short, this bill helps the Pentagon help itself.  Passing an audit is a critical step that will protect vital priorities and help the Pentagon comply with current law and our Constitution.” - Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), bill sponsor.

“I truly believe that the United States of America can – and must – have the greatest military force in the world. But with our Department of Defense paying contractors four times what we’re paying the Secretary of Defense while considering laying off our service members, it’s clear that our priorities are out of balance,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), cosponsor

TAKE ACTION WITH CONSERVATIVE ACTION ALERTS AND DEMAND THAT CONGRESS REINTRODUCES AND PASSES THE "AUDIT THE PENTAGON ACT" IN THE 113th CONGRESS!

Public Comments
Mar 12th, 2014
jerry E. from Mayer, MN signed.
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David C. from Port Saint Lucie, FL signed.
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John K. from Trabuco Canyon, CA signed.
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Eddie A. from Clayton, AL signed.
Mar 11th, 2014
Alan H. from Birmingham, AL writes:
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One of the causes of the fall of the Roman Empire was the outsourcing of the military force to the barbarians from the north of Europe.
Mar 11th, 2014
STEPHEN & ANNE F. from Covington, LA writes:
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All of you are going to have to be tried for treason, before this is all over with!
Mar 11th, 2014
James W. B. from Nashville, NC writes:
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This is just another example of you so-called representatives failing to oversee the functions of government spending in one of the most essential areas of governmental responsibility: just the security of the nation and its people. There should be people in those responsible positions being imprisoned and hanged for negligent, and deliberate treasonous behavior, in congress, the administration, and the pentagon. All of you in Washington continue to ignore your duties, and a very unpleasant time of reckoning is going to erupt, sooner than you think, because you are too arrogant to believe the American people are fed up, ****ed off, are no longer going to keep putting up with the crap being rubbed in our faces, and shoved down our throats. History should tell you what to expect, if you are familiar with the actions of the French people during the French Revolution as to what the elitists were served up as their reward for being stupid. Wake up dummies, while you may still have time. Burr, Hagan, Butterfield, listen up.
Mar 11th, 2014
Carol T. from Gainesboro, TN signed.
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Carol T. from Gainesboro, TN signed.
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Jimmy B. from Haskell, OK signed.
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Jim B. from Canton, OH signed.
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Carol F. from Winchester, VA writes:
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This appears to be a "no-brainer."
Mar 11th, 2014
George P. from Middletown, NY writes:
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I can't believe: 1: you found out that parts of our military planes were made in china (how reckless are they) ad the 2: You just told them not to do that again... If it was anyone else they would be in gitmo for "endangering homeland security" NO DOUBLE STANDARDS! especially when they are rich off my money to begin with..
Mar 11th, 2014
Someone from Punta Gorda, FL writes:
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Shame on our Government. How low will they go?
Mar 11th, 2014
Bruce M. from Torrance, CA signed.
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AL M. from Grand Island, NE signed.
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james h. from Dayton, OH signed.
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Someone from Sunnyvale, CA writes:
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We must protect our intellectual materials and don't do anything to hurt our country, job wise, in the aspect of intellectual material wise, economy wise...etc. It is extreme important to help our Country to be prosperous and secure now! Please don't lay off our own Defense service members, it is far more important to keep their jobs instead of others.
Mar 11th, 2014
Someone from Loveland, CO signed.
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Someone from Royal Oak, MI writes:
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Marxism!
Mar 11th, 2014
Frank G. from Champaign, IL signed.
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mary c. from Arlington, TN signed.
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Joseph B. from Hillsville, VA writes:
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How much longer can America survive this kind of CORRUPTION ?
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Richard A. from Hayward, CA writes:
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This is the type of things that happen when Liberals run the government.
Mar 11th, 2014
Robert R P. from Sibley, LA signed.