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Question 1 answer A on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'A' from 3 out of 4 statements:

We have 645 federal agencies--that's way, way too many: C on question 1
Raise debt ceiling, but ensure you won't have to do it again: A on question 1
Let the economy work the way it's supposed to: A on question 1
The free market works: A on question 1

Question 2 answer D on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'D' from 3 out of 5 statements:

Change archaic exportation rules to send energy to Europe: D on question 2
Smart way in Mideast is to declare energy independence: B on question 2
Climate debate is distracting and irrelevant: D on question 2
Petroleum independence would deprive terrorists of funding: B on question 2
Intelligently tap our own resources offshore & in Alaska: D on question 2

Question 3 answer D on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'D' from 6 out of 15 statements:

Health empowerment accounts for families: C on question 3
Health empowerment account for all on the day you're born: D on question 3
Health savings accounts for families to buy health care: C on question 3
Replace need for Medicare with HSAs & catastrophic insurance: C on question 3
Free medical care to fix primary care deficit: B on question 3
Health Savings Accounts make insurance companies irrelevant: C on question 3
Health Savings Accounts make Medicaid less relevant: D on question 3
ObamaCare is analogous to slavery: D on question 3
Obamacare is about restriction and control: D on question 3
ObamaCare robs you of your ability to control your own life.: D on question 3
Health savings account from birth; teach poor responsibility: D on question 3
Fund HSAs for indigent from collected HSAs of the rest of us: C on question 3
Two-tiered system ok as long as care is adequate: C on question 3
Regulate insurance companies as non-profit services: A on question 3
Government responsibility for catastrophic coverage: A on question 3

Question 4 answer D on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'D' from 4 out of 9 statements:

Cancel mortgage deduction and charitable deduction: D on question 4
Guest worker program; no citizenship for illegals: C on question 4
Many immigrants are criminals from Iraq, Somalia and Russia: D on question 4
Turn off the spigots, then allow agricultural guest workers: B on question 4
We have the ability to build a border wall, but not the will: C on question 4
Moral low road to use cheap labor if no path to citizenship: B on question 4
Pathway to citizenship unfair to past & current immigrants: D on question 4
Use Canadian model for guest worker program: B on question 4
Overwhelming majority want the southern border secured: D on question 4

Question 5 answer A on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'A' from 4 out of 7 statements:

Our nation is heading off the abyss of destruction: C on question 5
Focus on funding refugee camps; not bringing refugees to US: B on question 5
Corner Putin by arming Ukraine & reducing oil dependence: A on question 5
Taking in Middle Eastern refugees could be dangerous: A on question 5
Back Israel and follow what Netanyahu wants on Iran: B on question 5
US is exceptional, with different values than rest of world: A on question 5
Tyranny follows if we disarm nukes & madmen get them: A on question 5

Question 6 answer A on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'A' from 4 out of 7 statements:

Incentivize the state to offer vouchers: A on question 6
Our public education system has become a propaganda system: B on question 6
Supports charter schools; supports local control: A on question 6
Supports homeschooling; supports teaching values: B on question 6
Private schooling better than Common Core public schooling: A on question 6
School choice increases competitive nature of education: A on question 6
Legal binding relationship for gays to enjoy property rights: B on question 6

Question 7 answer A on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'A' from 3 out of 5 statements:

Everyone gets the same rights; nobody gets extra rights: A on question 7
Homosexuality is a choice, but same-sex marriage is the law: B on question 7
Give gays rights, but not marriage, because it's a choice: B on question 7
Marriage should not be extended to same-sex couples: A on question 7
Redefining marriage is slippery slope with disastrous ending: A on question 7

Question 8 answer B on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'B' from 3 out of 4 statements:

Regulations cost small businesses $34,000 per employee: B on question 8
EPA must work with business; warming or cooling not relevant: B on question 8
Large cumbersome government needs to be deflated: B on question 8
Protecting environment logical for capitalists & socialists: C on question 8

Question 9 answer A on Error processing SSI file

Summary answer 'A' from 1 out of 2 statements:

Rome's decline began with immoral lifestyle; like in America: A on question 9
US poverty pales compared to billions in India & Africa: B on question 9

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