2. With regard to homeland security, do you believe additional regulation of agricultural producers is necessary? Please explain.
No additional regulation is necessary.
Terrorists are not mad at farmers, they are mad at the U.S. federal government. The federal government is responsible for the deaths of nearly two million innocent non-combatant civilians in Iraq alone since 1989. U.S. foreign policy must be changed, not the practices of agriculture.
The U.S./Islamic-Oil Connection
Swords Into Plowshares
World War II and its Lessons
See also comments on the Farm Bureau Policy Statement
This is one in a series of blog posts answering questions posed to candidates in the 7th District by the Missouri Farm Bureau. Here is the list of mofb blog posts in this series.