Les Byerley's Political Positions

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

What is the Political Courage Test?

Presidential Election 2012 Political Courage Test

Pro-choiceCandidate AnswerDo you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
Other or expanded principles

The CITIZENS TEST of COURAGE to all candidates, including all members of votesmart, who most, have or had the opportunity to represent "TRUTH for CHANGE" but have and continue to fail, Is but one simple question brought to you by the Byerley for President Committee 2012. (THE QUESTION) What will be most important to you if placed in any Government leadership position, and at the very least after the first trimester, (A) Human life,limb,health? or (B) Jobs?. If (B), Please elaborate, in 10,000 words or more,
I and "AMERICA - CAN'T WAIT" to hear. Lester Byerley answers (A)


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

In order to balance the budget,

YesCandidate Answerdo you support reducing defense spending?
NoCandidate Answerdo you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
YesCandidate 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

Medicaid and Mecicare spending will automaticly be reduced by trillions,as I and my administration enlighten all citizens doctors, clinics, hospital staffs, ect, of alternatives to pharmacuticals that have been fully tested and proven to be preventatives and complete cures for many if not most human illness, at a fraction of the cost.


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

Land development

Public housing

Irrigation and water transfers from upper north southward.


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
Slightly Increaseb) Corporate taxes
Greatly Decreasec) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Greatly Decreased) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Maintain Statuse) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
Greatly Decreasef) Income taxes (low-income families)
Greatly Decreaseg) Income taxes (middle-income families)
Greatly Decreaseh) Income taxes (high-income families)
Eliminatei) Inheritance taxes
Maintain Statusj) Payroll taxes
k) Other or expanded categories
NoDo you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
Other or expanded principles

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

Never! It is in fact a Federal crime to do so under the Federal laws of the US Constitution, which will be challenged by my administration.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
NoCandidate 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 will introduce a federal revenue sharing program, that is known as "trickle up economics" that will stimulate the economy through the hands of the Anerican people, which will create millions of jobs, and will continue to act as a long term economic stimulator for the future.

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

The Federal Government should never use blackmail. It's the peoples money not theirs, and I do believe blacknail is against the law. However, with that said, my administration will seek out the most successful teachers from each grade level nationwide and use this to reeducate each teacher of each grade whos teaching format has been less successful. And the teachers who need to participate, in benefit of our youth will be reasonably compensated for their time.

YesDo you believe that human activity is contributing to climate change?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support reducing restrictions on offshore energy production?
Other or expanded principles
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?
YesDo you support a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan?
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict?
Other or expanded principles

On the third question I say no, until, I am given your definition of targeted and suspected?

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

If yes verry verry few.

YesCandidate AnswerDo 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
NoCandidate 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?
NoDo you support the enforcement of federal immigration law by state and local police?
Other or expanded principles
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support same-sex marriage?
Other or expanded principles

It is not a lawful issue, see seperation of church and state.

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

With whom,AIG?

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.

Return all lost Constitutional freedoms, by creating surrogate Supreme Courts sufficient in number to hear the approximate 7900 casees that the Supreme court does not have time to hear.... Create close to full employment, through the Federal Revenue Shareing Act.... Modernization of old and creation of new communities to house and support an increased population.... Repeal all tort reform and remove all caps on damages, as there is no greater pain then injustace..... End political protectionism!,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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