Ask Reggy: Refugees and Immigrants

Question By:  RuthMarch 21,2016 Your Question: Do you believe that immigrants and refugees should be limited to come into our country to a certain number each year[s]? My Answer: Hi Ruth, Thanks for asking your question. As you know, a state representative cannot vote on federal legislation, which controls immigration …

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What’s So Wrong With Socialism or Progressivism?

Socialism advocates for the means or control of production, distribution, and exchange to be owned or regulated by the government; and Progressivism entertains “…the view that progress was being stifled by vast economic inequality…thus claiming that measures were needed to address these problems” (Wikipedia). In essence progressivism is a euphemism for …

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K-12 Schools and Choice

I do not support Common Core or any federal or outside force in education. In a perfect world, the curriculum would be determine at the lowest level possible, either at the county, city or district level. For example, an elected board of parents (and one or two educators) could submit or approve the …

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Separation of Bank and State

There is no provision in our Constitution to bail out anyone or any business or financial institution because of poor decision making, as our President and Congress did in 2008-09. I believe businesses, banks, cities, unions, and individuals should be treated the same. The rich or anyone else should not …

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Voting Record: Is it Constitutional?

My ambition is to foster a voting record which strengthens the U.S. and Idaho Constitutions, advance individual liberty and State rights, restrains and restricts government expansion, fosters a smaller government, and protects the people of this great country from foreign invasion, non-state violence (terrorism), or lawlessness. I will work to reinstate …

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Deployed to Afghanistan: An Epiphany About What America Used to Be and Needs to Be

Editors note:  During the author’s 2008 and 2013 military deployments to Afghanistan, he observed free markets in their primitive state.  He saw what America had been and what Afghanistan is today. In this third-world country, the free market existed naturally.  It wasn’t a government program or stimulus plan.  Through war and political unrest, …

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