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We have spent gigantic amounts of US taxpayer money in Iraq

If the security of our nation is threatened, we must be willing to respond with decisive military action to protect our citizens. We must be sure that the military strategy is appropriate for the particular threat. We must also place a priority on minimizing the amount of time our troops are in harm's way and minimizing our spending on such actions. We should not continue to spend our nation's money if the country involved has the financial resources to fund stabilization efforts as has been the case in Iraq for many years. We have spent gigantic amounts of U.S. taxpayer money while the Iraqi government had ample budget surpluses of billions of dollars. If we jeopardize our economy by spending more money than necessary on military action, we create a threat to the stability of our own nation.
Source: Campaign website, www.lisaforkansas.com, "On The Issues" Aug 12, 2010

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