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Chris Young on Homeland Security

Democratic Senate Challenger


Decrease spending on armed forces

Q: Do you support the statement, "More spending on armed forces"?

A: NO, does not support.

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 13, 2008

The Patriot Act harms civil liberties

Q: Do you support the statement, "The Patriot Act harms civil liberties"?

A: YES, he believes that the Patriot Act harms civil liberties. Chris said "I would not under any circumstances have voted for the Patriot Act because it erodes the very freedoms our country was founded to protect. Jack Reed, my opponent, voted for the Patriot Act.".

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 13, 2008

No warrantless searches

I oppose our government's new power to search our homes without a warrant. I oppose Jack Reed's & the Council on Foreign Relation's plan to end America 's national sovereignty as well as ending the United States constitution and Bill of Rights. I, with my whole mind, body, heart and soul, will defend the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights and oppose the Patriot Act, H.R. 1955 and detention camps.
Source: Candidacy announcement for US Senate Sep 17, 2007

Serious unanswered & unaddressed questions about 9/11

Young points out that there are many unanswered questions regarding September 11th that have yet to be seriously addressed. Specifically, as to the 911 commission findings, why were facts omitted in their investigation such as the discovery of molten steel found in the basement of building 7 and the Twin Towers? Engineers have stated that jet fuel could never reach the temperature to melt steel. Only certain types of thermite explosives could achieve this.

In regards to building 7, the third

Source: Press Release, "Candidacy for Mayor, Lt. Gov., & Senate" Dec 20, 2005

Other candidates on Homeland Security: Chris Young on other issues:
RI Gubernatorial:
Donald Carcieri
RI Senatorial:
Bob Tingle
Jack Reed
Sheldon Whitehouse


2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
Winners of 2008 Senate Races:
( * if new to the Senate)
AK:*Begich over Stevens
AL:Sessions
AR:Pryor
CO:*Udall
DE:Biden and Kaufman
GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
IA:Harkin
ID:*Risch
IL:Durbin
KS:Roberts
KY:McConnell
LA:Landrieu
MA:Kerry
ME:Collins
MI:Levin
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
MS4:Wicker
MS6:Cochran
MT:Baucus
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NE:*Johanns
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
NJ:Lautenberg
NM:*Udall
OK:Inhofe
OR:*Merkley over Smith
RI:Reed
SC:Graham
SD:Johnson
TN:Alexander
TX:Cornyn
VA:*Warner
WV:Rockefeller
WY4:Barrasso
WY6:Enzi
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