1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.
2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.
3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.
4. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.
5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.
6. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
7. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.
8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.
9. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.
11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.
12. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.
13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.
14. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?
Madison gave the best explanation when he said, “The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, selfappointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” The Constitution and the Bill of Rights were established to protect the founders hard fought liberty.
15. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.
Government spending / debt and deficit - The out of control government spending and the overwhelming national debt is a significant threat to this country. Our fiscal irresponsibility poses a greater threat to this country than any enemy foreign or domestic. The threat that our National Debt poses to this country was outlined by retired Joint Chief of Staff Admiral Mike Mullins when he stated "The most significant threat to our national security is our debt". Job Creation – The Federal Government is not able to create the jobs necessary to revive our economy. These jobs must come from the private sector. We have to reign in the government regulations that are strangling job growth across this country. Repeal Obamacare – As evidenced by it’s initial implementation, Obamacare is a disaster imposed on the American people. Real health care reform must have tort reform, patient centered solutions where the policy holder is a consumer of their own healthcare.
16. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?
Only in the case to save the life of the mother.
17. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.
God, Voters, Constitution. The Supreme Court and Congress are seperate but equal branches of our government.
18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I believe in a personal relationship with the one true God creator of heaven and earth. My spiritual journey is a continued growing relationship between Christ, myself, and others. My faith and values are the foundation of who I am, the decisions I make, and how I interact with others.