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Strong defense ok, but no war with Russia

The people of North Carolina have absolutely no interest, none whatsoever, in provoking a war with Russia. Those in our government who are so doing are working against all good sense and the deepest interest of America and the lives of its people. Strong defense--Yes. Provoke war--No.

From 1776 and the founding of our nation, until the years preceding the Bolsheviks takeover of Russia in 1917, America had excellent relations with Russia. (the Pacific Treaty of 1824, the Civil War era, California, Alaska, etc.)

America again had good relations with Russia after the agreements and promises and understanding of America with Russia in 1991 and the ending of the Cold War. But recently we have returned to bad relations with Russia. [Is doing so] in the best interests of the American people themselves?

Source: 2016 Campaign website for N.C. Senate, WrightForUSSenate.com , Nov 11, 2015

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