John Raby on January 08, 2016
Carly Fiorina is unfamiliar with proposals to take nuclear missiles off hair trigger alert. She said she would be willing to learn more. Read More
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Marlu Abarca on January 08, 2016
GUI Volunteer Marlu Abarca celebrated Rand Paul's Birthday with him and delivered the AFSC white paper The Role of For-Profit Prison Corporations In Shaping U.S. Immigrant Detention & Deportation Policies. Read More
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John Raby on January 08, 2016
Senator Marco Rubio wants nuclear missiles kept on hair trigger alert despite the risk of accidents and misjudgments, and a history of technical flaws in the warning systems. However, he said he will study recommendations for de-alerting. Read More
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Hector Salamanca Arroyo on January 7, 2016
When asked whether his cabinet would be free of people who made careers out of the revolving door between government service and service to corporate interests, Governor Mike Huckabee stated "To every degree I could." Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on January 7, 2016
The Defense Logistics Agency wasted $7 billion on things they didn't need. Senator Marco Rubio said, "We need accountability in every form of government. Whoever mismanaged that money will be fired." Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on January 6, 2016
When asked if Hillary Clinton opposes the $1 trillion nuclear weapons plan on a new generation of nuclear weapons systems that will enrich military contractors and set off a new global arms race, she said "Yeah I’ve heard about that. I’m going to look into that.That doesn’t make sense to me." Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on January 6, 2016
Gov. Kasich was asked about President Eisenhower's warning of the military-industrial complex and it's excessive influence in politics. After mentioning his work in Congress to reduce B-2 bombers during Cold War and rebuilding military, "But we don’t need to rebuild it by doing things that just put money in somebody’s pocket and I’ve never done that in my lifetime." Read More
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Hedrick Smith on January 04, 2016

In this guest blog from Hedrick Smith, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist explains how corporations have used their political influence to preserve loopholes in the tax codes.  "Inversions, promoted by Wall Street banks that pocketed $1 billion in fees, are the newest gimmick in a long-term trend that has eroded America’s corporate tax base," Smith writes.  "Since the 1950s, the corporate share of federal tax revenues has fallen steeply from over 30% to just 10% percent today – thanks, not only to a lower corporate tax rate but to $1.2 trillion in corporate tax loopholes passed by Congress."  See more at ReclaimTheAmericanDream.org.  

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Judy Elliott on January 04, 2016
In response to a question about the trillion dollar plan for a new generation of nuclear weapons systems, Senator Rand Paul expressed support for multi-lateral negotiations leading to arms reductions. Although he supports some degree of "modernization," he said we already have "more than we need to blow up the world many times over." Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on December 31, 2015
Chris Christie War Profiteering in Waukee, IA
Gov. Chris Christie calls for appropriate oversight from the Pentagon when asked how he would assure defense contracting does not become war profiteering. Christie added he doesn't mind people making a profit, but only if it's appropriate profit, and "certainly not profit either on war or on the taxpayers." Read More
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