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:
2012 General Election, 2016 General Election
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
I am Pro-Life, however the rule of law is Roe vs. Wade so I doubt that my opinion on this will matter. We should be focusing our attention on more pressing issues, like balancing our budget and getting a comprehensive immigration strategy.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
We need to secure our borders. We need to have a comprehensive defense policy and give our military anything they need to make us safe.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Checks and balances were placed in the Constitution to ensure that no one abused their office. My opponent, Chris Collins has been doing that and has subsequently been arrested. Since I knew the local GOP was still going to endorse him, I decided to take matters into my own hands by running against him.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am Roman Catholic and Pro-Life.
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.
I am a small business owner and think government regulation is out of control. Here is a video of me ripping on OSHA after an audit to my company. Http://Smartevals.com/osha I am pro 2nd amendment and have a shotgun for home protection. I have done martial arts for 15 years. On my webpage, http://FixItLarry.org you will see a video of me doing a Tae Kwon Do kick that many kids half my age can't do. I am an Eagle Scout and my son is getting his in probably 2 months (fingers crossed). I don't have a ton of publicly available information, as for the last 15 years I've worked 60 hours per week building my business.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
I would form a committee to make incremental changes. Clearly the large scale, "Repeal and Replace" efforts are not working. Everyone knows it is too expensive, but the trick is how to fix it cheaply.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
1) Restore the State and Local Tax deduction that unfairly taxes NY state. 2) Restore tax levels for the top 1% 3) Make middle class tax cuts permanent 4) Re-evaluate many small business regulations 5) Encourage small business growth
What changes should be made to the tax code?
1) Restore the State and Local Tax deduction that unfairly taxes NY state. 2) Restore tax levels for the top 1% 3) Make middle class tax cuts permanent
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
Restore taxes to the top 1% and give more tax breaks to small business owners. It is only by developing small businesses will America have sustained growth.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
We need to restore taxes on the top 1% and use it to fund social security.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I started my own small business 15 years ago. http://SmartEvals.com With no debt and no outside investors, we now have 25 employees in WNY and help colleges and universities teach better classes. In this time, I also tried to start a company to label fake news: http://Identifact.org and while brainstorming ways to improve on Chris Collins I started a second company, The American Center for eDemocracy, LLC. http://eDemocracy.us. All profits while I am in office for eDemocracy will go to the employees of the company and not me.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
I am Pro-Trump and believe that we are seeing great economic growth. I believe democrats should stop playing political games and start supporting the President. I am willing to give my congressional salary (less Washington expenses) to charity. I am a huge believer in giving more power to the citizens in the United States and have founded the American Center for eDemocracy, http://eDemocracy.us. If I am elected, all profit from this company will go to employees, not me. I have donated $152,000 to the National Wildlife Federation to protect fish and game populations. https://blog.nwf.org/2018/09/changing-the-tide-for-americas-public-lands-and-wildlife/?s_email_id=20180922_MEM_ENG_NorthernRockiesPacific_September_Edition|MTOther I have signed the Moe Term Limits pledge that limits my term and I will push for term limits for all congresspeople. My father was a Vietnam Veteran, and I support our military and police.