Search for...
OnTheIssuesLogo

Mike McGavick on Homeland Security

 


Military tribunals & other tools ok for terror

Q: Do you support using military tribunals to try suspected terrorists?

A: Yes. I do support using tribunals to put our terrorist enemies on trial the appropriate prohibition of torture.

Q: Should the US grant law enforcement agencies greater discretion to read mail, tap phones, and conduct random searches?

A: Yes. Our law enforcement needs expanded tools to track information to prevent further terrorist attacks, but those tools must be under proper judicial or legislative observation.

Source: 2006 Congressional National Political Awareness Test Oct 24, 2006

Pre-emptive military strikes ok for national security

Q: Do you support a policy of pre-emptive military strikes against countries deemed to be a threat to US national security?

A: Yes.

Q: Should the US hold foreign states accountable for terrorists who operate in their country?

A: Yes.

Q: Should the federal government increase funding to states and cities for homeland security?

A: No.

Q: Do you support the prohibition of torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment of prisoners in US custody?

A: Yes.

Source: 2006 Congressional National Political Awareness Test Oct 24, 2006

We must stand tall for liberty here and abroad

McGavick continued to tackle hot-button issues with an endorsement for the increasingly controversial military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq. "America must be willing to stand tall for liberty here and abroad," McGavick said. "We must win the war on
Source: Paul Balcerak, "The Observer", Central Washington University Jun 1, 2006

Other candidates on Homeland Security: Mike McGavick on other issues:
WA Gubernatorial:
Christine Gregoire
WA Senatorial:
Brad Klippert
Bruce Guthrie
Maria Cantwell
Patty Murray

2004 Presidential:
Pres.George W. Bush
Sen.John Kerry
Ralph Nader

2008 possibilities:

Sen.Hillary Clinton
Sen.John Edwards
Sen.Russ Feingold
Rudy Giuliani
V.P.Al Gore
Sen.Barack Obama
Sen.John McCain


2006 Senate retirements:
Jon Corzine(D,NJ)
Mark Dayton(DFL,MN)
Bill Frist(R,TN)
Jim Jeffords(I,VT)
Paul Sarbanes(D,MD)
2006 Senate Races:
(AZ)Kyl v.Pederson
(CA)Feinstein v.Mountjoy
(CT)Lieberman v.Lamont v.Schlesinger
(DE)Carper v.Ting
(FL)Nelson v.Harris
(HI)Akaka v.Thielen
(IN)Lugar v.Osborn
(MA)Kennedy v.Chase
(MD)Cardin v.Steele v.Zeese
(ME)Snowe v.Bright
(MI)Stabenow v.Bouchard
(MN)Kennedy v.Klobuchar
(MO)Talent v.McCaskill
(MS)Lott v.Fleming v.Bowlin
(MT)Burns v.Tester
(ND)Conrad v.Grotberg
(NE)Nelson v.Ricketts
(NJ)Menendez v.Kean
(NM)Bingaman v.McCulloch
(NV)Ensign v.Carter
(NY)Clinton v.Spencer
(OH)DeWine vBrown
(PA)Santorum v.Casey
(RI)Chafee vWhitehouse
(TN)Ford v.Corker
(TX)Hutchison v.Radnofsky
(UT)Hatch v.Ashdown
(VA)Allen v.Webb
(VT)Sanders v.Tarrant
(WA)Cantwell v.McGavick v.Guthrie
(WI)Kohl v.Vogeler v.Redick
(WV)Byrd v.Raese
(WY)Thomas v.Groutage
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare

Other Senators
House of Representatives
SenateMatch (matching quiz)
HouseMatch
Senate Votes (analysis)
House Votes