Tracey Elaine Blair's Political Positions

Biographical

Full Name: Tracey Elaine Blair
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Arnold
Birth Date: 05/17/1960
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
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Tracey Blair submitted the 2012 Political Courage Test after the official deadline and release of results to the media. The candidate's late responses are provided here as a public service.

What is the Political Courage Test?

Presidential Election 2012 Political Courage Test

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

[Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?] Candidate marked both "Yes" and "No" and wrote "Unsure" above.

The choice to abort the fetus is the mother. However, I do support Planned Parenthood services to provide mothers & fathers with knowledge about procreation of unwanted pregnancies

Budget

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

In order to balance the budget,

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

[Do you support reducing defense spending?] Candidate marked both "Yes" and "No" and wrote "Unsure"
[Do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?] Candidate wrote "Unsure".
[do you support reducing Medicaid spending?; do you support reducing Medicare spending?; Is balancing the budget an administrative priority?] Candidate drew a line through both "Yes" and "No"

There is a 'time' for war and a 'time' for peace....... As for the reduction for medicaid and/or medicare spending, primarily to balance the federal, state & local budget would depend on surplus available funds for spending on medical supplies & etc.

Spending

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.

Greatly Increasea) Agriculture
b) Arts
Slightly Decreasec) Defense
Greatly Increased) Education
Greatly Increasee) Environment
Maintain Statusf) Homeland Security
Maintain Statusg) International aid
Slightly Increaseh) Medical Research
Slightly Increasei) Scientific Research
Slightly Increasej) Space exploration
Maintain Statusk) United Nations
Maintain Statusl) Welfare
Greatly Decreasem) Other or expanded categories

Credit card interest rates

Taxes

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.

Slightly Decreasea) Capital gains taxes
Slightly Decreaseb) Corporate taxes
Maintain Statusc) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Maintain Statusd) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Greatly Decreasee) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
Slightly Decreasef) Income taxes (low-income families)
Slightly Decreaseg) Income taxes (middle-income families)
Maintain Statush) Income taxes (high-income families)
Maintain Statusi) Inheritance taxes
Maintain Statusj) Payroll taxes
Greatly Decreasek) Other or expanded categories

Real Estate Property taxes

YesDo you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
Other or expanded principles

If corporations and/or unions are willing to provide financial support to advocate a political campaign committee, then they should be authorized the priviledge.

YesDo you support capital punishment for certain crimes?
Other or expanded principles

If a person shed the blood of innocent victims, then the perpetraitor should be willing to suffer the consequences for "murdering!"

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

I predominantly support creation of employment.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support requiring states to implement education reforms in order to be eligible for competitive federal grants?
Other or expanded principles

Illiteracy is the United States of America epidemic problem. And any reform to educate our society is a step forward rather than a step backwards through education.

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

We live in polluted environments; with rodents, air pollution, dirty water and etc., in which research is need to cure the problems...

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

[Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?] Candidate underlined the word "combat" and marked both "Yes" and "No".
[Do you support a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan?] Candidate marked both "Yes" and "No".
[Do you support targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict?] Candidate marked both "Yes" and "No".

Unites States deployment of soldiers in Afghanistan calculate much bloodshed when issues of politics's needs to be resolved, negotiated & debated to conclude war issues.

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

Weapons of mass destructions should not be possessed by the bloodshed hands.

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

[Should individuals be required to purchase health insurance, as mandated in the 2010 Affordable Care Act?] Candidate wrote "Unsure" above.

Only if the health insurance plan are affordable and according to the level of income for each individual

Do 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?
Do you support the enforcement of federal immigration law by state and local police?
Other or expanded principles

[Do you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?] Candidate marked both "Yes" and "No" and wrote "Unsure" above.

U.S. of America is a stereotype ethnicity that allows all nationalities citizenship rights before over-population. Enough land is available for numerous peoples. Depend on circumstances.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support same-sex marriage?
Other or expanded principles

God never ordained 'same-sex' marriage through biblical terms. However, homosexuals are mentioned in the bible. Nonetheless, if they 'love' each other; they can offer a contract ceremony to ensure each others possessions of rights to real estate & personal belongings.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts?
Other or expanded principles

This process should allow an increase in financial status.

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 primary priority for selecting to campaign for the U.S. President, 2012 is because "I love," the process for political policy - making decisions to enhance our economy to support equality in our socioeconomic struggles. I support affordable and fair housing. Free education, Negotiate automobile reduced prices, low interest rates, Veterans, inexpensive medicaid & medicare services, Creations of Employment