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 elections:
2010 General Election, 2010 Primary, 2012 General Election, 2012 Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Primary
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
When the life of the mother is at risk.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I am a strong christian with conservative values. I value life at its conception. I believe we should be responsible for the decisions we make and the actions we take. Racism does not belong in our society. I believe that government should play a limited role in our lives.
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?
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How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Healthcare has taken a wrong turn in our country. The ACA has wreaked havoc on our healthcare system. The dramatic leap towards single payer healthcare when the ACA was adopted caused a drag on the free market. If congress would have enacted better legislation to help curb increasing healthcare costs the country would not be in the dire circumstances it is in now with the ACA slowly collapsing in on itself. Congress should not be reactionary, but should be leading the way to a better and more inclusive healthcare system.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
Government should stay out of the way of the free market. Lowering taxes should be the number one priority. The federal reserve should not use its heavy hand to artificially control the economy.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
The tax code should not be used to carve out specific businesses or expenses to give unfair advantage to one business over the other. A simpler tax code should be implemented so most Americans could fill out and file their tax forms in minutes, not hours or days.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
The best way to bring down unemployment is to get out of the way of the free market. Less regulation and lower taxes are a start.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
Since future generations are living longer and healthier lives, the age at which the Social Security benefits are started should be raised. For those who won't be receiving benefits for at least 20 years or more, the age limit should be adjusted up slightly by one or two years, giving ample time to plan for the additional time needed for retirement. I am also in favor of a portion of Social Security being privatized so the individual has more control over their own retirement. I would like to see legislation passed that would restrict the ability of congress to borrow from Social Security to pay for other programs, and then to repay what has been borrowed.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
I have 30 years of experience in owning my own small successful business. I have been an elected official for the Sultan City Council for nine years and have served on county and regional boards as a representative for all the cities within Snohomish County.
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