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.
Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.
Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.
It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.
Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.
More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.
Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.
Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.
Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.
The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.
Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.
Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."
I support sanctuary cities.
It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.
I support the death penalty.
Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.
The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.
The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.
I voted in these primaries and general elections:
2010 General Election, 2010 Republican Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
The currently present life of the mother should always be protected.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
Economic sanctions is the first place to start. Law enforcement and military targeting of enemies of our country and constitution would be in order to defend and protect our people.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Human nature cannot be trusted to stay true.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a Christian, believing in the bible. I believe you must have a personal relationship with Christ. This nation must return to God and his laws.
When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?
Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Healthcare is not a right. It is a privilege. It is definitely not a federally granted power or area of jurisdiction. Health insurance should be available across state-lines. Marketing to associations and groups more widely used. Likely fewer regulations, educate more medical personnel, encourage more competition and other free market ideas. Government usually makes things worse rather than better.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
fewer regulations and blockades to businesses encourage competition.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
"The Fair Tax". this eliminates the IRS and institutes a consumption tax on new products. This would flood the US with new money, businesses and economic growth because we would then be the lowest taxed country in the world.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
"The Fair Tax". this eliminates the IRS and institutes a consumption tax on new products. This would flood the US with new money, businesses and economic growth because we would then be the lowest taxed country in the world. Border security to stop illegal immigration. Deport all criminal aliens.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
It was a ponzi scheme to begin with. stop government use of the funds. pay back the money they have stolen along with appropriate interest. No benefits to those who did not pay into the fund (excluding family beneficiaries). No benefits to non-citizens.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
Life as a tax paying citizen, husband, father and grandfather. I spent 12 years working on the Kansas City Police department. I have spent 34 years as a business owner, running day to day operations, budgeting and making payrolls. As a police officer I took an oath the protect and defend the Constitution. NON-PROFIT: I've been a Sunday school teacher, an elder and a youth sponsor Past board member of computer user group current Secretary of Cass County Republican Central Committee
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I believe in the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and the founding principles of our Nation. I believe our founders were divinely inspired Godly Men and that if we do not return to those ideas our Nation cannot and will not prosper. Parents are the initial and primary custodians of our children's education.