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Everett Corley's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

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Previously known as Corley C. Everett

Everett Corley has failed to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2018 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.

What is the Political Courage Test?
This candidate has responded to a Political Courage Test in a previous election. As a continued effort to provide the American public with factual information on candidates running for public office, these archived responses are made available here.

Kentucky Congressional Election 2016 Political Courage Test

Pro-life Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
No In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?
No In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?
Yes Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
Yes Do you support capital punishment for certain crimes?
Yes Do you support alternatives to incarceration for certain non-violent offenders such as mandatory counseling or substance abuse treatment?
Yes Do you support mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders?
No Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
Yes Do you support lowering taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
Yes Do you support providing tax incentives to businesses for the purpose of job creation?
Do you generally support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?
Yes Do you support building the Keystone XL pipeline?
No Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?
Yes Do you support increased regulations on the hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") industry?
No Do you believe that human activity is contributing to climate change?
No Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?
No Do you generally support gun-control legislation?
Yes Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")?
Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?
24 million foreigners have jobs here, 96 million adult Americans are "unemployed".
Do you support same-sex marriage?
I believe in leaving marriage up to the states.
Do you support increased American intervention in Iraq and Syria beyond air support?
Yes Should the U.S use military force in order to prevent governments hostile to the United States from possessing a nuclear weapon?
Yes Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts?

SpendingIndicate what federal spending levels (#1-6) you support for the following general categories. Select one number per category; you can use a number more than once.TaxesIndicate what federal tax levels (#1-6) you support for the following general categories. Select one number per category; you can use a number more than once.

Maintain Status a) Agriculture
Maintain Status b) Arts
Greatly Increase c) Defense
Greatly Decrease d) Education
Eliminate e) Environment
Slightly Decrease f) Homeland Security
Greatly Decrease g) International aid
Maintain Status h) Medical Research
Maintain Status i) Scientific Research
Greatly Increase j) Space exploration
Eliminate k) United Nations
Eliminate l) Welfare
Eliminate a) Capital gains taxes
Eliminate b) Corporate taxes
Eliminate c) Small business taxes
Maintain Status d) Excise taxes (alcohol)
Slightly Decrease e) Excise taxes (cigarettes)
Greatly Decrease f) Excise taxes (transportation fuel)
Eliminate g) Income taxes (low-income families)
Greatly Decrease h) Income taxes (middle-income families)
Greatly Decrease i) Income taxes (high-income families)
Eliminate j) Inheritance taxes
Maintain Status k) Payroll taxes
l) Other or expanded categories
Reduce legal immigration by two thirds. Reduce size and scope of federal government. Term limits reform. End mandatory union dues. End unfair trade deals with China , Mexico, etc

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