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Ronald McCune's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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Ronald McCune has demonstrated Political Courage by telling citizens where he/she stands on the issues he/she may face if elected.

What is the Political Courage Test?

Presidential Election 2012 Political Courage Test

Key

Candidate Answer
Official Position: Candidate had the Political Courage to address this issue directly.
Inferred Answer
Inferred Position: Candidate refused to address this issue directly, but Project Vote Smart inferred this issue position based on the candidate's public statements, voting record, and evaluations from special interest groups.
Unknown Answer
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Other or Expanded Principles & Legislative Priorities are entered exactly as the candidate has submitted it. Project Vote Smart does not edit for misspelled words, punctuation or grammar.

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

I surport pro life because I do not want women to again have to go to illegal abortionist for abortions as they had to before abortion was legalized

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?
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

On my web page www.mybetteramericaplan.com you will see ideas on how to balance the budget.

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 Decreasea) Agriculture
Eliminateb) Arts
Greatly Decreasec) Defense
Eliminated) Education
Maintain Statuse) Environment
Greatly Decreasef) Homeland Security
Greatly Decreaseg) International aid
Maintain Statush) Medical Research
Maintain Statusi) Scientific Research
Eliminatej) Space exploration
Slightly Decreasek) United Nations
Greatly Decreasel) Welfare
Eliminatem) Other or expanded categories

Labor Dept. NASA, Education Dept. many qovt agencies

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 Increasea) Capital gains taxes
Slightly Increaseb) Corporate taxes
Greatly Increasec) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Greatly Increased) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Maintain Statuse) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
Maintain Statusf) Income taxes (low-income families)
Maintain Statusg) Income taxes (middle-income families)
Greatly Increaseh) Income taxes (high-income families)
Greatly Increasei) Inheritance taxes
Maintain Statusj) Payroll taxes
Greatly Increasek) Other or expanded categories

Close all tax loopholes and writeoffs

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
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?
NoDo 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 spending on infrastructure projects for the purpose of job creation?] if needed
[Do you support the 2010 temporary extension of unemployment benefits?] my plan instead
[Do you support the 2010 temporary extension of tax relief?] yes and no. not for over 250,000
Taxes should be raised for everyone making over $150,000 a year.

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

On www.mybetteramericaplan.com you will see how the new computer of IBM called Watson will replace all education.

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

On my web page you'll see how to get free electricity to everyone in the world which will end global warming while fueling everyone's economy.

NoCandidate 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

[Do you support a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan?] NOW
The easiest way to stop terrorism is to solve the problems that make a terrorist.

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

on www.mybetteramericanplan.com you'll see the ONLY way to get gun control in America!

NoCandidate AnswerDo 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

on www.mybetteramericaplan.com you'll see the best medical plan for America.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
NoDo 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

The easiest way to stop illegal immigration is to pass a law that says any American citizen is entiled to every job in America before any Green Card holder or illegal immigrant.

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

We tax payers cannot support another program that will give spouse benifits to any one else except the person who got the benefit.

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

The stock market crash shows why that can be bad!

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.

Read www.mybetteramericaplan.com you will see many ideas that will solve many of America's and the world's problems. I am the ONLY candidate for public office with the answers to our problems!

I am running for President of the United States. However in Florida since I can only run for one office I will also be running for U.S. House of Representatives I am now register to run for President and will soon register to run for Congress.

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