The pressure is mounting every day on Stephen Harper’s pro-war plan to waste more than 9 billion public dollars on U.S.-built F-35 stealth fighters.
These planes are designed to launch “shock and awe” bombing campaigns, just like President George W. Bush’s disastrous attack on Baghdad. Canada does not need these attack weapons.
The F-35 stealth fighter program is a complete fiasco. The planes are late, they perform poorly, and the cost is rising.
But while other countries wisely scale back their F-35 plans, Harper’s government goes ahead blindly with its multi-billion-dollar plan to buy 65 F-35 stealth fighters, even while the government threatens our social programs and pensions with cuts.
This is the time to say clearly to Stephen Harper, “No stealth fighters.”
On Saturday, March 3rd, thousands of Canadians will send letters to Prime Minister Harper and their local MPs demanding they reject the F-35 stealth fighters.
Sign up now on Ceasefire.ca, and you will be sent an alert on March 3rd to make your voice heard: “No Stealth Fighters!”