If you want transparency in Government, don't demand Pretty
hire someone, do you want them manipulating you or
for you? A lot of groups are sending me questionnaires about their
particular interest. Some groups are not sharing the answers with their
members, so to make sure that no group gains any leverage or access not
available to the general public, I am posting the questionnaires and
pledges that they want signed. And don't hesitate to send me yours.
are divisive and will alienate at least half of the
people that I need to vote for me. According to that math,
two questionnaires will be enough to make everyone vote for someone else
who is cagey enough to not answer honestly. Even I don't like
some of the
answers. But I am sick and tired of politicians who won't give straight
answers because it might cost them votes. And I disagree with
using the power of the federal government to advance agendas that
cannot compete in the marketplace of ideas of their own merit.
answers are based on my best understanding of the U.S.
Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Law of Nations and
the philosophies that underlie them. For example, take the subject of
the value of
life dear, and an unborn child who can't
its own life needs our protection. But restricting a woman's liberty
regarding her body is problematic. Abortion and choice are two separate
issues. Teaching the value of life is a better option than restricting
comes to supporting
or opposing specific laws, I really would have to read them first.
For example, we have the second amendment, and one group
pro-gun laws. The effect of pro gun laws would be
the second amendment by casting confusion on its meaning. If
only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Government is
not the only, or best, solution to every problem. But so many
people want to use government to mold us all to their morality.
We need to back off, take a breather, and get our house in
before we start fixing all of the ills of the world with the power of
are scans of the questionnaires as I have answered
them. The public must decide if openness is what they really want.
Miller for U.S. Senate
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