Gen. John DouglassOur 5th District candidate for Congress, John Douglass, was recently profiled in Time Magazine.

Here is an excerpt:

John Douglass–has a resume that would lead to you to think he’s a Republican: he’s a retired Air Force general, a military staffer on Ronald Reagan’s National Security Council, a former Under Secretary of the Navy, a military intelligence and technology expert. But he’s a Democrat, running in Virginia’s 5th district. We met at a strawberry social, just outside of Charlottesville. “I’m strongly influenced by what I saw in the Reagan White House as we began to negotiate the end of the Cold War. I believe that it’s now time–and we now have the technology–to focus on domestic defense rather than overseas operations. We need to concentrate more on our ports and borders. I mean, if the druggies can get stuff through, why can’t terrorists? We need to concentrate more technology on our borders–mostly for national security purposes, to be sure our security isn’t breeched, but I think we would also see big reductions in the amount of drugs and illegals crossing the border.”

Read more.  Visit the Douglass for Congress web site to learn more and find out how you can help him defeat Robert Hurt.

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