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 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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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 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. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.
15. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Man has a sinful nature and because the Founders understood this they established checks, balances, and limits.
16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.
1. Obamacare. Must be repealed or it will stifle our economy and put citizens under the authority of the government rather than the government being under the control of “we the people.” 2. Over-Taxation and Over-Regulation. These unjustly burden everyone in different ways. They limit creativity, job creation, energy development, economy growth, savings, investment, inheritance, etc. 3. National Debt. Government must balance its budget and pay down the debt. Failure to do so will eventually collapse our economy.
17. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?
No abortions, No exceptions. Liberals try to justify abortion in some cases, but their examples are inadequate, false, or immoral.
18. 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, Congress, Supreme Court.
19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian who acknowledges Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. God-given Biblical principles establish my values as to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.