Warren Ashe's Political Positions

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Warren Ashe has provided voters with clear stances on key issues by responding to the 2016 Political Courage Test.

What is the Political Courage Test?

Presidential Election 2016 Political Courage Test

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

I support pro-choice in cases of rape or incest. I also will support pro-choice in cases where the mother's life is at stake. I will not support a pro life legislation for an inhuman fetus.

NoIn order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?
YesCandidate AnswerIn order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
Other or expanded principles

Millions and billions of dollars have been laundered and stolen in this country, from it's own citizens. By illegal safe and neutral banks around the world. I will support the same tax hikes on the wealthy, and I will penalize all states that do not have the same taxes.

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

Large corporations are mostly in support of the GOP. This activity has ruined the lives of millions of poor citizens right here in the USA. This also means their retirement and life savings went to Wall st.

YesDo you support capital punishment for certain crimes?
YesDo you support alternatives to incarceration for certain non-violent offenders such as mandatory counseling or substance abuse treatment?
NoCandidate AnswerDo you support mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders?
Other or expanded principles

I will not support mandatory jail time for simple possession of marijuana under one pound of weed, simple possession of cocaine, I will not support mandatory jail and prison time under an ounce of cocaine, powder or rock. I will support the minimum jail or prison for any cocaine over an ounce, powder or rock.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support lowering taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
YesDo you support providing tax incentives to businesses for the purpose of job creation?
Other or expanded principles

Most businesses in this country is also under continued concealment of assets by large banks. Their motive operendi is to drive up costs on everything, including taxes. a European style economy by the GOP is reckless and dangerous.

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

Gradual reform of education is a must do. Most students enter a crowded school environment in some of the poorest neighborhoods. There are millions of homeless students with either one parent or live with family. Because of unbearable living conditions, no food and no money.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support building the Keystone XL pipeline?
YesCandidate AnswerDo you support funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?
YesDo you support increased regulations on the hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") industry?
Other or expanded principles

I would add an extra incentive for all 50 states that comply for renewable energy. I would allow public housing, schools, colleges, and small businesses to qualify for renewable energy. I would also allow their disconnect from the power grid.

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

The environmental clock is ticking on the U.S.A. Floods and high water is on the rise in all coastal and low lying areas on the mainland. Drinking well water instead of city water will ease some drought areas completely.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you generally support gun-control legislation?
Other or expanded principles

Gun violence is out of control across the United States. The GOP does not have a responsible alternative for gun control involving gun violence. An alterior gun control also means the invention of a smart gun. A gun built to not fire under gun violent situations, especially robbery.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")?
Other or expanded principles

I will not support a GOP-ACA under the current reckless policies involving health care and Wall street. The republicans are profiting from back door deals about your life and health insurances. Abuse of funding from insurance investment to Wall street will cost you your life.

NoCandidate AnswerDo you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
Other or expanded principles

No, most immigrants in this country are also refugees. They did not have a choice for a normal life in their homeland. With the current drug war just south of the border. And the current terrorist war from Europe to Korea.

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

I am a heterosexual male. I have had only one wife. I can not change what I am, no more than they can. I can not see myself married to some one of the same sex. But I will not discriminate any of the same sex partners in public or any workplace.

YesCandidate AnswerDo you support targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict?
YesShould the U.S use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the United States from possessing a nuclear weapon?
Other or expanded principles

Nuclear war can be prevented by the military by any and all costs. There is also the scientific way by destroying launched nukes by the use of phaser and plasma and antimatter cannons.

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

Social Security benefits are being stolen at an alarming rate. FICA taxes are not registered properly mostly by subcontracting, a tax free loophole. also military benefits are laundered by doctors in the military claiming pre-existing conditions.


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 Increasea) Agriculture
Maintain Statusb) Arts
Slightly Increasec) Defense
Slightly Increased) Education
Greatly Increasee) Environment
Slightly Increasef) Homeland Security
Maintain Statusg) International aid
Slightly Increaseh) Medical Research
Greatly Increasei) Scientific Research
Greatly Increasej) Space exploration
Maintain Statusk) United Nations
Slightly Increasel) Welfare
m) Other or expanded categories

1) identity theft, federal fraud, military identity theft, embezzlement, benefits fraud.


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.

Maintain Statusa) Capital gains taxes
Greatly Increaseb) Corporate taxes
Greatly Decreasec) Small business taxes
Maintain Statusd) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Maintain Statuse) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Slightly Decreasef) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
Greatly Decreaseg) Income taxes (low-income families)
Slightly Decreaseh) Income taxes (middle-income families)
Slightly Increasei) Income taxes (high-income families)
Eliminatej) Inheritance taxes
Maintain Statusk) Payroll taxes
l) Other or expanded categories

6) Eliminate taxes on renewable energy sources, wind and solar.

Please explain in a total of 100 words or less, how you would use executive orders if elected.

My use of executive orders will be used to benefit and protect the legal citizens of the United States of America from predators of all kinds. This will insure protection of all kinds from foreign predators. That will use the U.S. to gain power in their country. [...]

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 administrative top priorities are to redesign the entire commercial air line businesses in this country for top grade efficiency in air line travel. [...] I plan to redesign all current aircraft from the 20th century design. To V-TOL style propulsion matrixes [...] My second top priority is to stop the U.S. military from a life time feud with the Veteran's Administration. [...] I plan to use proof in photos and comrad statements to reinstate and reissue their records and their benefits.

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