Q: What are your top three priorities if elected?
1) JOBS, JOBS, JOBS
2) Limit Government intervention in our lives
3) Protect our Borders
Q: Discuss your views on the role of the federal government in stimulating the economy. How would you seek to change this if elected?
A: Get rid of Regulations that are Over burdening businesses. Lower taxes on businesses
Q: Assess the performance of the incumbent who now holds the seat you're seeking. Discuss a decision he/she made that you disagree with. (For sitting members, assess your performance over the most recent term. Is there a decision you regret after having time to reflect on its result?)
A: Voted to extend debt limit, voted for $800,000,000 failed stimulus bill
Q: Do you believe No Child Left Behind should be reauthorized? If so, what needs to be changed? Assess the law's effectiveness.
A: No, It may have started with good ideas, but teacher and counselor think it has failed, because teacher have to teach to the tests and neglect subjects that make the students think.
Q: National politics have become more divisive over the past several years. In what way can you work to bring more a more collaborative approach to federal government?
A: Listen yo all points of view. This administration has caused the the conflicts. I was hopeful that Obama would help the situation.
Q: Discuss your approach to federal budgeting. Roughly what percent of spending (and why) should be allocated to the following: defense, health and human services, transportation, education, Social Security?
A: We need to audit ALL of these departments. I believe we should investigate and overall 5% cut in all departments.
Q: How can government ensure optimal health care coverage for all Americans?
A: Empowering employers to be able to provide insurance. And take it with you when you change jobs. TORT REFORM.
Q. How would you address the foreclosure crisis?
A: Government caused it, Government will make it worse. Allow those underwater to refinance at lower interest rates.