Raese, the GOP Senate candidate for West Virginia, who wants to return labor laws to the way they were 100 years ago is much more forward looking when it comes to defense.
He wants to put 1,000 laser beams into space to shoot down any missiles coming at the U.S. He said, "We are sitting with the only technology in the world that works and it's laser technology. We need 1,000 laser systems put in the sky and we need it right now. That is [of] paramount importance."
Other than the fact that the research is in it's infancy and a large number of international treaties would have to be renegotiated it's the perfect solution to all our problems. On the upside it might create a few jobs.