Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.
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.
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.
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.
The federal government should establish Common Core as a nationwide academic standard for high school graduation.
I oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees into the U.S. without proper vetting.
Current regulations on domestic oil exploration and drilling are more restrictive than are necessary.
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.
More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.
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.
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.
Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with public funds.
People should be able to vote without photo identification.
The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Marijuana should be legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol.
Islamic law (Sharia) does not pose a threat to the United States and its Constitution.
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, Constitution, Voters, Congress, Supreme Court
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
Only as an option to the family to save the life of the mother. I believe all human life is a gift from God and begins at conception and lasts until natural death. At all stages, our laws should be directed at protecting life.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Pride is the root of all sin. One element of pride is the desire for power for personal interests. Power, unchecked, can easily corrupt. In order to prevent tyranny, our Founding Fathers separated powers so no one branch of government could lord it over the citizenry.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I believe in the Gospel of Jesus according to the Bible, which I believe to be God-inspired and inerrant. My values, principles for life, and world view are derived from the Bible, the source of all truth. I believe man's greatest need is to be reconciled to God through the forgiveness of sins, and that only through belief in God's son, Jesus, is this made possible. I believe that all men have sinned and are in need of God's grace and mercy. I believe God's grace and mercy is sufficient to forgive all sins for all time, no matter who you are or what you've done.
Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?
Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.
Many candidates claim to be conservative but few have the results to prove they have exercised this ideology by showing actual results. As Chief of Staff of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) during George W. Bush's Administration, I cut our budgets by millions of dollars, reduced regulations, and shrunk bureaucracy so our community banks would be unburdened by government and indeed empowered to help families and small businesses grow and prosper.
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