Candidate Profile
David Justus Arnold

Green , Missouri


David Justus Arnold
U.S. Rep., Dist. 2

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

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

No Answer

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

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.

No Answer

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.

No Answer

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

No Answer

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

No Answer

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

No Answer

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

No Answer

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

No Answer

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

No Answer

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

No Answer

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

No Answer

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

No Answer

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

No Answer

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

No Answer

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

No Answer

I support sanctuary cities.

No Answer

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

No Answer

I support the death penalty.

No Answer

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

No Answer

The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

No Answer

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

No Answer

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

No Answer

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Wrong question.

What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

The United States government should stop training and supplying terrorists of all kinds.

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

You may as well ask me if I have stopped beating my wife, yes or no. Your questions start with a false premise, then what?

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

No thank you.

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?

No Answer

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?

Single payer

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

unconditional universal basic income

What changes should be made to the tax code?

eliminate taxes on wages.

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

You should be asking why the current level of employment is not working.

How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

See unconditional universal basic income and single payer health care, which eliminates the need for most social security programs.

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

Again, this question demonstrates a fundamental lack of understanding of our Constitution which set no such qualifications.

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

I work for a living and can't hire staff to respond, so this is premature.

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

If they get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers. -- Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow


  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, BA, 1979
Work & Military
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  • US House of Representatives, Sought 2010
  • Alderman, Rock Hill, Sought 2004

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