Former Five-Star General Dwight D. Eisenhower
This year, in the name of security, the federal government spent over twice as much on the military as we did on education, science, the environment, housing, and transportation combined. In an age that will require tighter budgets, it’s time to recognize that securing the future safety and well-being of America means investing less in overseas military bases and operations and more in our citizens at home.
Bringing the Federal Budget Home
Many people in the United States don’t know where or how their federal tax dollars are spent. National Priorities Project makes federal budget information transparent and accessible so people can influence how their tax dollars are spent. Learn More.
Read the National Priorities Project Essay: "Redefining Security for Strong Communities and a Safer World"
Endnotes & References