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Bush's Iraq invasion was catalyst that made ISIS possible

Q: How should the nation combat ISIS?

A: I protested President Bush's invasion of Iraq and was appalled at the number of Democratic Senators voting to support him. Bush's invasion was the catalyst that made ISIS possible, unleashing a monster that really threatens America's security. We should use air power, and logistics support until ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al-shabaab, Boko Haram, and the Al-Nusra Front, are destroyed.

Source: 2016 Alaska Senate campaign website on NationBuilder.com , Jun 24, 2013

Remove troops from Iraq as rapidly as safe

Q: What are the top three issues that you are running on?

A: Removing our troops from Iraq as rapidly as they are able to safely disengage, repairing the damage the Bush tax cuts have done to our economy, and recognizing health care as a right rather than a privilege. I will vote to usher in a single-payer system of universal medical care caring for all Americans from cradle to grave. Health care is a right not a privilege.

Source: Alaska 2008 Senate campaign website, Metcalfe4Senate.com , Sep 17, 2008

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