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 The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.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. 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 within the Constitution?
The founders of our Constitution wanted a government by the people to bring fairness to all (men). It was amended to include women and minorities to be more inclusive. Our founder created mechanism into our Constitution to allow modifications knowing it was not perfect and would have to evolve as time went on. This is the foundation of the Republic of the United States of America, with a government inclusive of all its citizens. The three branches created balance of power.
16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.
Energy Independence, domestic energy development – Domestic jobs, economy growth, national security Education – Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) for regaining world leadership in education and technological advancement in support of domestic energy development Foreign Policy – Develop a clear foreign policy that can be repeatable and sustainable to improve foreign relations without compromising national security..
17. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?
Yes, rape, incest, and to save the mother’s life. In questions 12, the founders did not established pure democracy, we are a republic, a government for all the people, not just the majority.
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.
Our founding fathers created a document with the fundamental philosophy that we are all created equal, establishing a government with checks and balances to equalize power between the three branches. Therefore, highest source of authority is mute.
19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am of the Jewish faith, morally spiritual with values founded by the Ten Commandments.