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 taxpayer funds or grants 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, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary
Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?
All human life is precious – I do not support abortion in any fashion.
What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?
Regrettably, it is often necessary to fight fire with fire. Where radical Islamic terrorism exist, the full effort of America must be put into play eliminate the threat.
What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?
The founding fathers recognized the central power and authority of a monarchist state centered on one individual could untimely lead to corruption of that individual and the loss of liberty and freedom of the citizen because absolute power can corrupt absolutely. By defining, separation and limiting power across three branches of government through constitution the founding fathers initiated a series of checks and balances that when faithfully executed, protected the rights of all citizens.
Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.
I believe that all men and women have value as the children of god. I recognize and accept that Jesus died for my sins and I am eternally grateful for that.
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.
www.Law4Congress.com Position statements clearly identify myself as a conservative on all aspects.
How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?
Government continued intervention in the health care market has been nothing short of a disaster. We must permit free market forces and reduction of government involvement to create an atmosphere where the market and self-regulate to a lower financial plateau.
What role should government play in boosting the economy?
It is not the role of government “boost the economy”. In a constitutional republic government has two primary purposes – to defend the border and Constitution in terms of the rights of the people.
What changes should be made to the tax code?
For much our early history there was no income tax and the American government was funded by tariffs. The modern cumbersome ever expanding tax code not only adds complexity that permits government to expand, from this the tax code needs to be greatly reduced in terms of complexity and income extraction.
What is the best way to bring down unemployment?
The absolute best way to decrease unemployment is to seal the border against illegal immigration. Illegal immigration puts massive downward pressure on the American wage structure and is a key component in the destruction of the American middle class.
How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?
Government programming such as Obamacare and social engineering tax structures such as the earned income tax credit help to subsidize an underclass of part time workers since these workers can survive by working less hours and lower pay, make lower contributions to the social security fund. Until this construct is reversed, it will be difficult to maintain benefits for future generations.
What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?
My combination of military experience as a combat veteran in Iraq and my management experience as an IT professional makes me uniquely qualified to meet the challenges of representing the North Carolina 3rd Congressional district in these early years of the 21st Century.
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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?
The people of eastern NC deserve better. The president deserves better. I can do the job. I can win the race.