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Rick Sikma on Homeland Security

Republican Senate Challenger


More spending on armed forces

Q: Do you support or oppose the policy: "More spending on armed forces"?

A: SUPPORT: We must be able to provide an adequate offense and defense for our country. This should also include support to those that have served through education, health-care, and re-integration services. We cannot afford to police the world. The location of US military bases abroad should be reevaluated as to their effectiveness.

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Jun 2, 2008

The Patriot Act protects us from threat of terrorism

Q: Do you support or oppose the policy: "The Patriot Act harms civil liberties"?

A: STRONGLY OPPOSE: By whatever means necessary we need to protect our borders from the threat of terrorism. It is when we turn our backs that we will find ourselves compromised and unable to protect our children. Civil liberties won't have any meaning if that protection is restricted and the people are undefended.

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Jun 2, 2008

Other candidates on Homeland Security: Rick Sikma on other issues:
AK Gubernatorial:
Sarah Palin
AK Senatorial:
Dave Cuddy
Lisa Murkowski
Mark Begich
Ted Stevens
Vic Vickers


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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