Candidate Profile
Bernard (Bernie) Fontaine

Republican , Georgia


Bernard (Bernie) Fontaine
U.S. Rep., Dist. 9

Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon


Conservative Organizations




Reported by Candidate

None (a late entry into the race)


Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

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.

Strongly Agree

2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

No Answer

3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

4. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Strongly Agree

5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

Strongly Agree

6. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

7. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Strongly Agree

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

9. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Strongly Disagree

11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Strongly Agree

13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

14. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

Their knowledge that "avaricious man" would need to be controlled. "If men were angels no government would be needed".

15. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

1.The insane pace at whigh the Congress has allowed bureaucrats and lawyer to "implement" laws without any control or review. This has created considerable loss of personal freedom and serious impediments to business 2.The total lack of effort to control the growth of government and the increasing rate of deficit spending 3.The total ineptitude in the spending of foreign aid and trade while continuing to place disincentives on American Industries

16. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

Save the mothers life-when needed Cases of rape and incense-as soon as possible in first trimester

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 congress supreme court

18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Judeo-Christian beliefs and values


  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1990
  • ;Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia, MPA, 1998
  • Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia, BBA, 1996
Work & Military
  • GAARNG, Brigadier General (Ret), 1990
  • National Assoc for Search and Rescue, Board of Directors
  • Lebanon Baptist Church, Deacon
  • Suches, Georgia Fire Dept, Training Officer
  • Methodist, Pres. Methodist Mens Club
  • Catholic Church, Grand Knight, KofC
  • None
  • None

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