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Mrs. Schlafly said she wants to see a return to the Reagan-era defense policies, rather than the Bush policy of pre-emptive war and regime change.

“The traditional Goldwater conservatives believed in limited government and peace through military strength, rather than war, and agreed with Reagan that government is the problem, not the solution,” she said.

Mrs. Schlafly also said, “The blue-collar Americans whom we called the ‘Reagan Democrats’ were conspicuously kicked away from the GOP by the big-business policies of the Bush 41 and Bush 43 administrations, which promoted the outsourcing of American jobs overseas and the insourcing of foreigners to take jobs in this country.”