LETTER: Defund Unconstitutional Wars

By Beacon Staff

It is now being reported that President Barack Obama is engaged in a covert war in Yemen. That makes at least five wars in the Middle East that the U.S. is involved in. Which Middle Eastern country is next? The Democrats were attacking former President George W. Bush for invading Afghanistan and Iraq. When the Democrats took control of Congress in 2007 they had the chance to end the wars, but they did nothing. Now the Republicans have a majority in the House of Representatives and are calling for balancing the budget and reducing the debt. If they are truly serious about reducing the deficit, they should start by defunding these unconstitutional wars that are costing untold billions of dollars. The Federal government is broke. The U.S. can no longer afford to be the Police Force for the “New World Order.” It is time other countries start to provide for their own defense.

John Vail