GOP Business Policy
Support free market capitalism where consumers, employers, and employees interact fairly for the betterment of all.
Not government socialistic decrees attempting to regulate business to the sound-good whims of bureaucrats.
“Western World for the past 3 decades has been replacing what works with what sounds good”-Thomas Sowell
GOP Defense Policy
Support for a very strong and prepared military against foreign enemies is absolutely essential.
“Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the USA was too strong.” – Ronald Reagan
Ballistic missile defense must protect against off-shore launches from unidentified ships as well as ICBMs.
GOP Spending Policy
Support fiscal policies to minimize the burden of taxation and not spend more than current revenue provides.
Present Federal debt is almost $17 trillion and for last 4 years 40% of every dollar spent is borrowed
“You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn” – Abraham Lincoln
“It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes.”-Thomas Jefferson
GOP Technical Research Policy
Support scientific knowledge and technological advancement through academic research.
Stop Crony Capitalism – cease grants/tax credits to failing political favorites like Solyndra, Eneri, & many others
GOP Government Welfare Policy
Support societal understanding that it is not the Government’s role to insure against individual and/or business follies.
Corporate welfare via subsidies, bail outs, or tax credits are as equally unacceptable as is individual welfare.
Government should not tax the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
One person in 3 now receive some government welfare; 47 million people are on food stamps, 1 in 7;
66 million on Medicaid – 1 in 5; Social Security disability recipients doubled in four years,
“Democracy ceases when you take from those willing to work and give to those who won’t”-Thomas Jefferson
“You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they should do for themselves.”-Abraham Lincoln
“It is not greedy to keep the money you earned but it is greedy to want someone else’s money”- Thomas Sowell
Support social charities that efficiently take better care of the truly needy then any government program:
Salvation Army, Vincent De Paul, B’nai B’rith, Wounded Warrior, Habitat for Humanity, Red Cross, etc.
GOP Public Education Policy
Support local charter schools and tuition voucher programs since they have improved student education at lower costs.
Reduce the Department of Education functions to only research and advisory.
Allow states and individual communities to accept the responsibility of educating its constituents.
Cease public education personnel unions and the cycle of forced dues paid to politicians that support the unions
GOP Energy Policy
Support for an abundant and reliable energy supply is absolutely essential to foster and maintain economic growth.
Economic growth is the only way the nearly $17 trillion US debt can be paid down without fiscal calamity. .
Man-made CO2 global warming is a farce but climate change from Solar output changes is scientifically founded
GOP Personal Freedom Policy
Support every individual’s personal, religious, and business freedom as guaranteed in the US Constitution
Personal freedom should be tempered with personal responsibility delineated by Judeo-Christian morality