Try the political quiz
Quiz  |  Polls  |  Candidates  |  Voter Guide  |  Taxes  | 

The quick guide to America’s 2012 Presidential low ballot access candidates

Complete list of the 2012 Presidential low ballot access candidate political stances

Stewart Alexander

Stewart Alexander’s political views

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, and grant them citizenship  Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, and they should also be eligible for financial assistance and scholarships  Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, and abolish all national borders  Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country  Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, too many non-violent immigrants are being deported  Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, and we should implement an open border policy  Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Pro-choice, but providing birth control, sex education, and more social services will help reduce the number of abortions  Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, all customers deserve to be treated equally  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, too many people are innocently convicted  Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No  Source

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes 

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, give them a fair trial and shut down Guantanamo Bay  Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, cut all support and aid  Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No  Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, the military has no right to do so without a Congressional declaration of war  Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes 

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA  Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better  Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, and immediately release anyone serving time solely for drug offenses  Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system  Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, and make it a living wage  Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, increase taxes on the wealthy instead  Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Help  Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No  Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations  Source

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens  Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue  Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, officials gain valuable experience and become more effective representatives over time  Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, and abolish the NSA  Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant  Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting  Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, only voters should be allowed to finance political campaigns  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Regardless, we should create more social programs to address poverty  Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet  Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing  Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: Yes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, and nationalize the energy sector  Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander’s answer: No, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead  Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Stewart Alexander has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Virgil Goode

Virgil Goode’s political views

Immigration issues

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, and ban all immigration until the government improves its screening process Source

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and we should deport all illegal immigrants  Source

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and we should ban the use of sanctuary cities Source

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and all illegal immigrants should be deported  Source

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should immigrants be required to learn English? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services  Source

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, all illegal immigrants should be turned over to federal authorities and deported  Source

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, and allow border states to manage their own security policy  Source

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, remove them from the U.S.  Source

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should the government increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Decrease Source

Social issues

What is your stance on abortion? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Pro-life  Source

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and the government should not give funds to any organizations that perform abortions Source

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and gay couples should not be able to adopt children Source

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No Source

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender Source

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Do you support the death penalty? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Electoral issues

Should a photo ID be required to vote? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should the electoral college be abolished? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for elections? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the minimum voting age be lowered? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Foreign Policy issues

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, they are not U.S. citizens and do not have constitutional rights  Source

Should the government increase or decrease military spending? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, but respect Israel’s sovereignty and do not dictate how it should interact with its neighbors  Source

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, not until they attack us on U.S. soil  Source

Should our country remain in NATO? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No Source

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and remove the U.N. headquarters from the U.S.  Source

Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Decrease Source

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, the U.S. needs to use all means necessary to combat terrorism  Source

Should the government send in ground troops to fight ISIS? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. overthrow President Assad of Syria? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should the government conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should our country defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and increase penalties for non-violent drug offenders  Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Economic issues

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Regardless, we should end federal welfare programs, and let the states decide Source

Should the government raise taxes on the rich? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Reform to a flat tax Source

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and eliminate all wage standards  Source

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, and eliminate federal agencies that are unconstitutional  Source

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: More, and deny benefits to immigrants Source

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Hurt, I support some private unions but am strongly against public labor unions  Source

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and abolish capital gains taxes Source

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, this will incentivize companies to move jobs out of the country Source

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No Source

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, and we should eliminate it Source

Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government subsidize farmers? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, end all government subsidies and let the free market run its course  Source

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Domestic Policy issues

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption  Source

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should it be illegal to burn our national flag? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes Source

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No Source

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug laws  Source

Do you support the Patriot Act? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and pass strict laws prohibiting government surveillance without probable cause and a warrant  Source

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Should corporations and unions (Super PACs) be allowed to donate to political candidates? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, only voters should be allowed to finance political campaigns  Source

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support affirmative action programs? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet  Source

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to privatize it instead  Source

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the military upgrade Air Force One? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level  Source

Environmental issues

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No  Source

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: No, and the government should never support unproven technologies  Source

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources? stats discuss

Virgil Goode’s answer: Yes  Source

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Science issues

Should the federal government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should the government fund space travel? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the use of nuclear energy? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Criminal issues

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should convicted felons have the right to vote? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

National Security issues

Should France continue to assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Should laptops be banned on all direct flights departing from the Middle East? stats discuss

Virgil Goode has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Discuss this...