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Michael Badnarik is the Libertarian Party candidate for president. His running mate is Richard Campagna, a community college teacher and consultant from Iowa. According to his Web site, Badnarik believes the federal government has become too large and controls its citizens as a result. He says if elected, he will work to increase the system of checks and balances in the U.S. Constitution. He is opposed to the war in Iraq. He says his military policy "would be one of national defense, not international offense." Badnarik also believes that U.S. citizens have not done enough to inform and involve themselves. He says as a result, they are "unknowingly giving the government the right to control their lives.