Search for...
Follow @ontheissuesorg
OnTheIssuesLogo

Sharon Hansen on War & Peace

 


Stay out of Iran unless Iran attacks us directly

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Stay out of Iran"?

A: Unless Iran attacks us directly, I believe we should stay out of Iran. We would have zero terrorism if we simply stayed out of the business of other countries. That will never happen as long as we allow people to remain in power who have arrogant, controlling, criminal minds.

Source: E-mail interview for 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Dec 9, 2013

Wars benefit the wealthy

Every war the US has been involved with has been largely due the big banks that need their coffers replenished regularly. Our most promising and brave young men and women have been killed needlessly in wars since the beginning of the US. I have no desire to get rich off the lost lives of our military men and women. There are countries who never go to war. They are for the most part happy and prosperous. I will not vote to send our young men and women into combat for the benefit of the wealthy.
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website www.SharonHansenForUSSenate.org , Nov 20, 2013

No foreign aid to Iran to prevent developing nukes

On foreign aid headed to Iran from the United States: I am 100% totally against sending bribe money to Iran to keep them from developing a nuclear weapon. I would consider lifting sanctions which would stand to benefit the people of Iran rather than lining the pockets of their leaders. Financial aid rarely goes to the people of any country. It is kept by the officials of that country to extend their personal wealth and power. Our leaders are not leaders. They are crooks that seem to have no clue as to how to handle foreign relations. Opening trade with Iran would be more beneficial to the Iranians and the American people than sending more money to a country that despises us, no matter the intentions. We owe it to the future of our children and grandchildren to keep American money in America except in very rare circumstances. I don't trust that it will be temporary and will be reversed. Our government has shown us in the past that they rarely if ever, reverse anything.
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website www.SharonHansenForUSSenate.org , Nov 20, 2013

Other candidates on War & Peace: Sharon Hansen on other issues:
IL Gubernatorial:
Pat Quinn
IL Senatorial:
Doug Truax
Jim Oberweis
Mark Kirk
Richard Durbin

IL politicians
IL Archives

Retiring in 2014 election:
GA:Chambliss(R)
IA:Harkin(D)
MI:Levin(D)
MT:Baucus(D)
NE:Johanns(R)
SD:Johnson(D)
WV:Rockefeller(D)

Retired as of Jan. 2013:
AZ:Kyl(R)
CT:Lieberman(D)
HI:Akaka(D)
ME:Snowe(R)
ND:Conrad(D)
NE:Nelson(D)
NM:Bingaman(D)
TX:Hutchison(R)
VA:Webb(D)
WI:Kohl(D)
Senate Vacancies 2013:
HI:Inouye(D,Deceased)
HI:Schatz(D,Appointed)
MA:Kerry(D,Resigned)
MA:Cowan(D,Appointed)
MA:Markey(D,elected)
MA:Gomez(R,lost special election)
NJ:Lautenberg(D,Deceased)
NJ:Chiesa(R,Appointed)
NJ:Booker(D,running)
NJ:Lonegan(R,running)
SC:DeMint(R,Resigned)
SC:Scott(R,Appointed)

Senate races Nov. 2014:
AK:Begich(D) vs.Miller(R) vs.Treadwell(R) vs.Sullivan(R)
AL:Sessions(R) vs.Bright(D)
AR:Pryor(D) vs.Cotton(R)
CO:Udall(D) vs.Buck(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Baumgardner(R) vs.Stephens(R)
DE:Coons(D) vs.O`Donnell(R)
GA:Gingrey(R) vs.Nunn(D) vs.Perdue(R) vs.Handel(R) vs.Broun(R) vs.Kingston(R)
HI:Schatz(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA:Braley(D) vs.Whitaker(R) vs.Ernst(R) vs.Clovis(R)
ID:Risch(R) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL:Durbin(D) vs.Truax(R) vs.Oberweis(R) vs.Hansen(L)
KS:Roberts(R) vs.Tiahrt(R)
KY:McConnell(R) vs.Bevin(R) vs.Grimes(D)
LA:Landrieu(D) vs.Cassidy(R) vs.Maness(R)
ME:Collins(R) vs.D`Amboise(R) vs.Bellows(D)
MI:Land(R) vs.Peters(D) vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
MN:Franken(D) vs.Abeler(R)
MS:Cochran(R) vs.McDaniel(R) vs.Childers(D)
MT:Edmunds(R) vs.Daines(R) vs.Bohlinger(D) vs.Walsh(D)
NC:Hagan(D) vs.Tillis(R)
NE:Sasse(R) vs.Osborn(R) vs.Stenberg(R)
NH:Shaheen(D) vs.Martin(R) vs.Brown(R) vs.Smith(R) vs.Rubens(R) vs.Testerman(R)
NM:Udall(D) vs.Sanchez(R)
OK:Inhofe(R) vs.Silverstein(D)
OR:Merkley(D) vs.Conger(R)
RI:Reed(D) vs.Carcieri(R)
SC-2:Scott(R) vs.Wade(D)
SC-6:Graham(R) vs.Stamper(D) vs.Mace(R) vs.Bright(R)
SD:Rounds(R) vs.Weiland(D) vs.Pressler(I)
TN:Alexander(R) vs.Carr(R)
TX:Cornyn(R) vs.Stockman(R) vs.Roland(L)
VA:Warner(D) vs.McDonnell(R) vs.Radtke(R)
WV:Capito(R) vs.Raese(R) vs.Tennant(D) vs.McGeehan(R)
WY:Enzi(R) vs.Cheney(R)
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
Senate Votes (analysis)
Bill Sponsorships
Affiliations
Policy Reports
Group Ratings
 

Page last updated: Dec 27, 2013