John Green Ferguson's Political Positions

On The Ballot: Announced, Eco-Green for President
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Presidential Election 2012 Political Courage Test

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

Impliment Federal Standards on EQUAL right for ALL American, legalize GAY Rights & Gay Marriages Also...

Budget

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

[do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket] Restructure Total Tax System

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
Greatly Decreaseb) Arts
Slightly Decreasec) Defense
Greatly Increased) Education
Greatly Increasee) Environment
Greatly Increasef) Homeland Security
Greatly Decreaseg) International aid
Greatly Increaseh) Medical Research
Greatly Increasei) Scientific Research
Slightly Increasej) Space exploration
Greatly Increasek) United Nations
Greatly Decreasel) Welfare
Greatly Increasem) Other or expanded categories

[a) Agriculture] Use Desalted Water to grow Foods & Reclaim Deserts Areas! Desalt Ocean Waters For Irrigations & clean water to Drink
Recycling of ALL TRASH in USA

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.

a) Capital gains taxes
b) Corporate taxes
Greatly Increasec) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Greatly Increased) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Greatly Increasee) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
f) Income taxes (low-income families)
g) Income taxes (middle-income families)
h) Income taxes (high-income families)
i) Inheritance taxes
j) Payroll taxes
Greatly Increasek) Other or expanded categories

Legalize Marijuana & Tax Highly Too!
Radically Change Entire Tax System to a Flat Line Taxes & Close Loopholes

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

we should Band Lobbing Totally, & curtail SUPER PACs in Future! We should also enforce Bands on Churchs & Religions in politics or Tax These non profits as reg CORPs too... if they want to play

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

Yes, we need more capital punishment enacted for terrorisms, smuggling, piratcy, murder & other offences too!

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

[Do you support the 2010 temporary extension of unemployment benefits?] ?
[Do you support the 2010 temporary extension of tax relief?] ?
we need to enact punishment for Government officials that break laws & corrupt trade agreements/inside trading etc...

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

we need to put an emfissis on higher education in science, engineering, medical etc... green technologies, solar and wind alternet energies fields.

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

[Do you believe that human activity is contributing to climate change?] most definitely
No XL pipeline! Stop dependency on Fossil Fuels & foreign Oils usages! Develop Alternate clean fuel sources & uses! NOW, not in 10-25 yrs.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?
YesDo 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 targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict?] Depends on circumstances
Stop warring! Gladiators & Barbarian ways should stop! Hand to Hand combat should be stopped Control Air & Seas through superiority & Appearence!

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

[Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?] document owners
But we need to reward 2nd Amendment to truely give back our rights of possesing & using ALL guns, for non fellons & thieves- law abiding citizens!
We must never loss our rights to own & or USE Guns for our personal/family protections!

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

Obama Care should be thrown out & Re-Develop existing systems of Medicare & Medicaid for all USA... Hopefully someday we can have FREE Health Care/Social Security/Others

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

[Do you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?] we need to document & Paper ALL, then citizenize them
But it is the FEDERAL Job for overall enforcements, we need to tighten & control borders more, use technologies & securities to enforce, Restructure visas & entry protocals, etc...

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

We need to believe in Equal Rights for All Americans! I wish Religious & Extreamest would keep there noses in & on their own problems. Child molesting/Cathilics, Mormons, etc!

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

And othe restructuring ideas to help improve the existing systems to be stronger, self sustaining less costly...

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.

Break Bi Partisan Political System- Unconstitutional!
National Debt/ overspending & wastes in Government.
Immigration/ Fix laws to citizenize illegals & increase border securities. stop incomings
Tax reforms- change Income tax System, close loopholes, cap corruption in government agencies spendings etc...
Bring MADE IN USA Back to USA! Create Jobs & Businesses!