We must remain vigilant in protecting the nation from threats abroad. As a parent of children who have served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, I strongly believe the brave men and women who risk their lives on a daily basis to safeguard the liberties and freedoms we cherish deserve our full support.
The United States must also support the personal freedoms of those abroad, and work with our allies to ensure that foreign powers who infringe upon these integral rights are held accountable for their actions.
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Excerpt: Local farmers had a chance to share their thoughts with the Congressman for Michigan’s 4th District on Friday. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, toured Andersen Brothers, a centennial farm in rural Blanchard, and met with constituents to discuss agricultural issues, such as food labeling and environmental standards, as well as concerns about ISIS and refugees.
Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) speaks on the House floor about his opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran.
Successful diplomacy requires statesmanship, a mutual benefit and a commitment toward peace.
None of these elements are part of the Administration’s deal with Iran.
On statesmanship, this administration’s acquiescence has been met with Iranian hostility.
Just this week, the Ayatollah said Israel would be destroyed within 25 years.
Words matter and we cannot discount Iran’s dangerous rhetoric.