Issue Position: Defense
History shows the absolute necessity of always being prepared. With looming nuclear and terrorist threats from various places around the world, we must maintain a strong military and even stronger diplomacy. We must also resist the pull of a one-size-fits-all, European-style socialism model, and the temptation to incorporate international law into our American judicial system. America's greatness is built upon a strong foundation of unique principles of government that must never be diluted. We must also focus our offense against terrorism in intelligent, effective ways that don't victimize our own people. On this same general topic, as individual citizens we must vigilantly preserve our Second Amendment right to defend ourselves and our families.