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Karla (Bart) Gottschalk

Republican , Hawaii


Karla (Bart) Gottschalk
U.S. Senator

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

Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

No Answer

The U.S. military should wait for militant Islamic groups to directly threaten our national security on our shores, rather than eradicate them now wherever they may be worldwide.

Strongly Disagree

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


I support legislation such as the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) that would prohibit discrimination against individuals, organizations and small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.

Strongly Agree

Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.

No Answer

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


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

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Disagree

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.

No Answer

Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self-interest into the most productive economic system there is.


Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions until they are economically feasible.


Religious liberty is at risk in the United States.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.

Strongly Agree

People should be able to vote without photo identification.


The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

No Answer

Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

Strongly Agree

Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.

No Answer

Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

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.

Gotcha questions I do not answer.

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Never allowed, never denied completely.

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

Inalienable rights to liberty and self determination

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

No. Anyone seeking may come to me and receive the best I can give them as a Holy Confessor.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Somewhat Conservative

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

I believe that a person is ennobled by work and the hope to live life as they see fit for this includes the right to fail and try again. Further, I believe society must accept some public utilities and services as provided by the only monopoly the people control...our government.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you.

Pray and seek and you will find me.

Additional comment from candidate:

This is full of questions that are based on presuppositions and "gotcha" questions reminiscent of "when did you stop beating your wife" and thus intellectually dishonest.


  • University of California, Berkeley, AB, 1971
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, MA, 1973
  • University of San Francisco Kenderick Hall, San Francisco, JD, 1979
Work & Military
  • K Fong-Moseley, Attorney at Law, 36
  • Middle Temple Bar of England and Wales, Honorable Member, 30
  • US Federal Bar, CA, HI and 9th Circuit, over 30 years
  • SF Bar International Section, member, 1
  • Peace Corps WHO/Smallpox Eradication, Volunteer Jimma, Kaffa, Ethiopia
  • Traditional Orthodox Catholic Church, Hieromonk
  • OccupySF, Legal Counsel by consensus
  • UC Riverside, Molecular Genetics
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Alumnus
  • Cerified Traditional Naturopath, Naturopathic Doctor (ANMA) Fellow American Academy
  • SFTesla Speaker Molecular Genetics and DNA, 2013 Speaker of the Year Genetics and Politics
  • Biophotonics and Epigenetics, Author and Researcher
  • US Representative, Sought 2010

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