Kent Williams's Political Positions

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Kent Williams has refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads.

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Presidential Election 2012 Political Courage Test

This candidate has responded to a Political Courage Test in a previous election. As a continued effort to provide the American public with factual information on candidates running for public office, these archived responses are made available here.


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

I believe every life should have a chance/I support your freedom of choice - Individual Salvation


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

In order to balance the budget,

NoCandidate 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?
NoCandidate Answerdo you support reducing Medicare spending?
YesCandidate AnswerIs balancing the budget an administrative priority?
Other or expanded principles

[re: do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?] New idea to simplify taxes + will also balance the budget -

3 tier Flat Tax (3TFT) 10/15/20 based on a 100/500 with 2% reduction for homeowners/mortgages
No more tax credits/deduction or subsidys
Generate Approx. 3.5 trillion 1 yr


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 Decreasea) Agriculture
Slightly Decreaseb) Arts
Maintain Statusc) Defense
Slightly Decreased) Education
Slightly Decreasee) Environment
Maintain Statusf) Homeland Security
Slightly Decreaseg) International aid
Slightly Decreaseh) Medical Research
Slightly Decreasei) Scientific Research
Greatly Decreasej) Space exploration
Greatly Decreasek) United Nations
l) Welfare
Greatly Increasem) Other or expanded categories

INNER SPACE exploration

l) change to a work program 4 hrs every two weeks if able


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.

a) Capital gains taxes
b) Corporate taxes
Slightly Decreasec) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Slightly Decreased) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Slightly Decreasee) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
f) Income taxes (low-income families)
g) Income taxes (middle-income families)
h) Income taxes (high-income families)
Eliminatei) Inheritance taxes
Slightly Increasej) Payroll taxes
k) Other or expanded categories

a, b) see above
f, g, h) see above
j) 5%
Fire the Federal Reserve / gold-silver standard
Turn over to TREASURY Dept.

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

Being a past union member it would have been good instead in 2010 to spend over 200 million in campaigning giving every union member a Christmas Bonus

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

If the crime fits

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?
NoDo you support the 2010 temporary extension of unemployment benefits?
NoDo you support the 2010 temporary extension of tax relief?
Other or expanded principles

[Candidate amended question: Do you support federal spending as part of promoting economic growth?]

Government + Private sector should work together with Private sector taking the lead with the Vision/Direction/Plan there will be more Jobs than people willing to work with the plan I have

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

any program overlapping more than twice needs to go

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

the rain forests our lungs, are are cutting them out, You start cutting your own lungs out, you will go thru a change also

YesCandidate AnswerDo 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

[re: Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?] time to come home
Our Government talks to much, which means it's to big

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

The regulations are already there, being a avid sportsman + American the only thing I would like to see in pistols is, if the magazine exceeds the capacity of the pistol except for law enforcement; should be [illegible] or not manufactured

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

To save medicare you have to privatize medicad + allow state to go across state line to compete also anyone making ove 100,000 dollars a yr. does not need a SS check, retirement age to 68 not affecting anyone 50+ over

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

STATES are Sovereign/ 1yR. plan if you speak English you go to the head of the class (English should be our nation language) Learn basic English + Constitution, Bill of Rights + Pledge of Allegiance
Welcome to America

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

I believe in Individual Salvation + your right to choose you own destination between you + the God of your understanding

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

Under 25 1/2 pra other 1/2 SST

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.

3TFT- 10/15/20 based on 100/500 2% reduction homeowners/mortgage (TAXES + debt DONE)
Secure Southern Border + Ports (Job creation unbelievable) Private Sector + Goverment
<DO HAVE a MAJOR plan>

TO TAKE Care of our Military veterans
Fuel alternative +paper alternative; Agricultural Boom: marijuana 1ct alone medical
So much more from the little engine that could: middle name is Lionel

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