Awake To Freedom: Comparison of 3rd Party
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Awake to Freedom
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Comparison of 3rd Party Presidential Candidates
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Darrell CastleGary JohnsonEvan McMullin
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Platform (link) --> PlatformPlatformIssues
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Party (link) --> ConstitutionLibertarianIndependent
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Religious LibertySupport freedom of conscience & actions for the self-governed individual; Constitution grants no authority to the federal government either to grant or deny the religious expressions of the people in any place.Must strike a balance between religious liberty & freedom from discrimination regarding LGBT Americans; "see religious freedom, as a category, as just being a black hole" Should be protected, not disparaged; government should not target religious groups for discrimination or marginalization based on the obligations of their faith
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Marriage / FamilyOne husband & one wife with their children, as divinely instituted; oppose any redefinition of marriage from the Biblical standard & oppose legal recognition of homosexual unionsEmbrace marriage equality; adults should be free to marry whom they wantBelieve in traditional marriage between a man and a woman, but respect decision of Court; time to move on; would not appoint SCOTUS justices who would overturn the case
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Life & AbortionAffirm the God-given legal personhood of all human beings from fertilization to natural death, without exception.Government should be kept out of the matter, leaving the question to each person for their conscientious consideration.Respect for life is most important measure of humanity; we have a responsibility to protect life from conception to natural death
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2nd AmendmentUphold right to keep & bear arms. Oppose attempts to prohibit ownership of guns by law-abiding citizens and any attempt to register guns; repeal of all federal firearms legislationAffirm the individual right recognized by the Second Amendment to keep and bear arms, and oppose the prosecution of individuals for exercising their rights of self-defense.Will never infringe upon the rights of law-abiding gun-owners; supports the rights of all Americans to protect their homes, families and freedoms and to use firearms for sport, hunting and all other lawful purposes.
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Federal Income TaxAbolish the IRS, income, & payroll tax; oppose flat tax & national sales tax; supports tariffs on foreign products & state apportioned population based taxRepeal of the income tax, the abolishment of the Internal Revenue Service and all federal programs and services not required under the U.S. Constitution; replace with single consumption taxWill make tax code fairer & simpler; drop rates for middle class & corporations
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Darrell CastleGary JohnsonEvan McMullin
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Platform (link) --> PlatformPlatformIssues
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Party (link) --> ConstitutionLibertarianIndependent
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National DebtFederal government should not spend more than collected revenues; support selling certain lands & assets to reduce debt; America should not police world at taxpayers' expenseNational debt is single greatest threat to national security; pledge to submit to Congress balanced budgetRepresents threat to national security; entitlements is biggest reason for national debt; reforms are needed for Medicare & Social Security;
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ObamacareRepeal; opposes the bureaucratization of American medicine: affirm freedom of choice of practitioner and treatment for all citizens for their health care.Would issue executive order to repeal if possibleRepeal & replace with pro-market approach; tax credits, competition, & HSA's
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Education / Common CoreOpposes any federal control over education; elimination of Dept of Education; repeal federal funding of common core, NCLB & RTTTState & local governments should have more control over education; eliminate Dept of Education. Common Core attempts to impose national standards on local schools are costly & overly bureaucraticEmpower state and local government; oppose Common Core; intrusive federal interventions should be rolled back
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Money & BankingRepeal the Federal Reserve Act; return to Constitutional monetary systemSupport a halt to inflationary monetary policies and unconstitutional legal tender laws.NA
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Military & National SecurityOppose deployment of troops without Congressional declaration of war; oppose unilateral disarmament; support strong modernized military & strategic defense system; oppose women in combatSupport the maintenance of a sufficient military to defend the United States against aggression. The United States should both avoid entangling alliances and abandon its attempts to act as policeman for the world.Will rebuild the military and give our service members the tools they need to defend our freedoms and our way of life—while also protecting Americans’ hard-earned dollars.
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ImmigrationOppose any extension of amnesty; use US Troops to protect borders; favor moratorium on immigration, except extreme cases; oppose welfare to illegal aliens; support English as official languageOppose walls, fences, militarization of borders, & punitive measures on people; create more efficient systems for visas, background checks & assimilation into diverse societyWe must preserve our sovereignty, our security, and the rule of law; once borders secure, there should be a process of earned legalization for the illegal immigrants who are already here.
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Darrell CastleGary JohnsonEvan McMullin
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Platform (link) --> PlatformPlatformIssues
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Party (link) --> ConstitutionLibertarianIndependent
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Private Property RightsSupport each individual's right to own & steward personal property without government burden; oppose general and unwarranted electronic surveillance, national computer databases, and national identification cards.Free property owners from government restrictions on their rights to control and enjoy their property, as long as their choices do not harm or infringe on the rights of others.NA
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Constitution / Bill of RightsInterpreted according to the Actual Intent of the Founding Fathers; condemn all legislative, executive, and judicial action that departs from the texts and intent of original meaning.Protection of individual rights is the only proper purpose of government. Government is constitutionally limited so as to prevent the infringement of individual rights by the government itself.Will restore the constitutional system of checks and balances; will appoint judges committed to upholding the Constitution as originally written and understood
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States' RightsFederal government has no authority to mandate policies relating to state education, natural resources, transportation, private business, housing, health care, ad infinitum; call upon the states to reclaim their legitimate roleNASupport proposed constitutional amendment for the re-empowerment of the states, enabling a two-thirds majority of the states to repeal any Executive Order, regulation, or administrative ruling issued by the executive branch.
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American SovereigntyAmerican government committed to the protection of borders, trade, & common defense of Americans, with no entanglement in foreign alliancesNAMust preserve our sovereignty, our security, and the rule of law.
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DrugsUphold right of states to restrict access to drugs; oppose unconstitutional activites by DEA and other agencies in War on DrugsLegalize & regulate marijuana; War on Drugs expensive failure but do not presently support legalization of other recreational drugs; Johnson is a recreational marijuana userNA
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Darrell CastleGary JohnsonEvan McMullin
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Party (click link) --> ConstitutionLibertarianIndependent
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