James 'Jd' Dennis Criveau's Political Positions

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Jd Criveau has demonstrated Political Courage by telling citizens where he stands on the issues he may face if elected.

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Presidential Election 2012 Political Courage Test

Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
Other or expanded principles

I am totally against abortion and I will discuss it with anyone, but I do not have right to force on anyone else. I feel a life is very important, and I do not agree with abortion, but I do not have the right to force my beliefs on any one else. Since there are many like me not a single penny of our Tax money should be used to support abortion


Indicate which proposals you support (if any) for balancing the federal budget.

In order to balance the budget,

do you support reducing defense spending?
NoCandidate Answerdo you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
NoCandidate Answerdo you support reducing Medicaid spending?
YesCandidate Answerdo you support reducing Medicare spending?
YesCandidate AnswerIs balancing the budget an administrative priority?
Other or expanded principles

If no wars no better reduce spending of defence, but, must maintain a level for the needs of the nation


Indicate what federal spending levels (#1-6) you support for the following general categories. Select one number per category; you can use a number more than once.

Slightly Increasea) Agriculture
Slightly Decreaseb) Arts
Greatly Increasec) Defense
Greatly Increased) Education
Eliminatee) Environment
Greatly Increasef) Homeland Security
Eliminateg) International aid
Maintain Statush) Medical Research
Maintain Statusi) Scientific Research
Maintain Statusj) Space exploration
Eliminatek) United Nations
Greatly Decreasel) Welfare
m) Other or expanded categories

All environments action should be state matters


Indicate what federal tax levels (#1-6) you support for the following general categories. Select one number per category; you can use a number more than once.

Eliminatea) Capital gains taxes
Eliminateb) Corporate taxes
c) Excise taxes (alcohol)
d) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
e) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
Eliminatef) Income taxes (low-income families)
Eliminateg) Income taxes (middle-income families)
Eliminateh) Income taxes (high-income families)
Eliminatei) Inheritance taxes
Eliminatej) Payroll taxes
Greatly Increasek) Other or expanded categories

Go to a full national sales tax.

YesDo you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
Other or expanded principles
YesDo you support capital punishment for certain crimes?
Other or expanded principles

There are those crimes, like raping & killing children that deserves nothing less than captial punishment.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support providing tax incentives to businesses for the purpose of job creation?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support spending on infrastructure projects for the purpose of job creation?
YesDo you support the 2010 temporary extension of unemployment benefits?
YesDo you support the 2010 temporary extension of tax relief?
Other or expanded principles
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support requiring states to implement education reforms in order to be eligible for competitive federal grants?
Other or expanded principles

The national standards test are the best friend of the students and the worst enemy of the poor teachers and failing schools

NoDo you believe that human activity is contributing to climate change?
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support reducing restrictions on offshore energy production?
Other or expanded principles

Climate change has been around for before man and the last ice age. 125 million years ago there were no ice at north pole.

Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?
YesDo you support a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict?
Other or expanded principles

I do not support any war but there is also times a nation needs to take real and positive action - so far our nation plays games with the citizen lives.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?
Other or expanded principles

Not a single amendment from the Bill of Rights are to be changed.

Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act?
NoCandidate AnswerShould individuals be required to purchase health insurance, as mandated in the 2010 Affordable Care Act?
Other or expanded principles

All the latest action in Washington is to regulate insurance it does nothing at all to provide health care

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
YesDo you support allowing illegal immigrants, who were brought to the United States as minors, to pursue citizenship without returning to their country of origin?
YesDo you support the enforcement of federal immigration law by state and local police?
Other or expanded principles

Unless the status and local police inforce the laws you have NO laws

Do you support same-sex marriage?
Other or expanded principles

As a candidate I can not voice my opinion Read 1st Amendment. Marriage once God is mention it is a religionous act. So it is solely left to the church alone what they chose is it.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts?
Other or expanded principles
Please explain in a total of 100 words or less, your top two or three priorities if elected. If they require additional funding for implementation, please explain how you would obtain this funding.

My top priorites, manufacturing back into the country, jobs for every American - remove the Income Tax of the sholders of this country's citezens