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John Cox on Homeland Security

Republican Party Chair, Cook County (IL)

 


Kill the bad guys, but also replace evil with good

Q: What’s your strategy to protect our American way of life from the designs of radical Islam?

A: We are facing the steepest test to our future as a country. But you know what? We faced these tests before. In the 1940s, Hitler used religion to get people to follow him, and who didn’t hesitate to kill 6 million innocent Jews. We’ve got to fight this with every breath of our being. We have to make sure that we kill the bad guys, but we also have got to replace evil with something else, with good.

Source: 2007 GOP Values Voter Presidential Debate , Sep 17, 2007

Protect military chaplains’ right to pray in preferred faith

Q: I’m a former Navy chaplain who was punished for praying in Jesus’ name, 1 of 68 chaplains now suing the Secretary of the Navy. Would you sign an executive order to protect a military chaplain’s right to pray according to the dictates of his conscience --and enforce the law that’s been on the books since 1860--to protect military chaplain’s right to pray according to their faith?
Source: [Xref Keyes] 2007 GOP Values Voter Presidential Debate , Sep 17, 2007

Allow Christian symbols in national war memorials

Q: The ACLU has challenged the Mt. Soledad cross, the centerpiece of a war memorial located in San Diego, because it is a Christian religious symbol--a cross honoring our war dead, in the federally-owned Mojave National Preserve. Will you take steps to preserve our national war memorials and landmarks which contain Christian symbols?
Source: [Xref Keyes] 2007 GOP Values Voter Presidential Debate , Sep 17, 2007

No student visas to citizens of terrorist states

Q: US policy of extending student visas to foreign students has been much too lenient. Many of the 9/11 hijackers received student visas. Would you support continued issuing of student visas to nationals of countries that are state-sponsors of terrorist groups?BROWNBACK: We ought to limit a lot of these, but I don’t think you can go and just block them altogether.
Source: 2007 GOP Values Voter Presidential Debate , Sep 17, 2007

Nuclear shield to make nuclear weapons obsolete

Iran, North Korea and al-Qaeda are growing threats; we must adopt Ronald Reagan’s “Peace Through Strength” philosophy and communicate a policy of democracy and economic opportunity throughout the world. As president, I would strengthen our intelligence services, and I support a nuclear shield that could make nuclear weapons obsolete. I would balance protecting our civil liberties with the need to protect our national interests.
Source: 2008 Presidential website, cox2008.com , Jul 2, 2007

Increase the size of the military

Cox says, “I don’t believe government is the answer for everything.” The government does have some vital roles to play, foremost among them, national security. Cox supports increasing the size of the military and offering veterans vouchers so they can choose the hospital where they are treated. He also supports vouchers for school choice and health care.
Source: John Kozoil, in “The Citizen”, Laconia, NH , Jun 11, 2007

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