Pro-liberty candidate running in California Congressional District 9...Submitted by yungtimothy on Sat, 04/28/2012 - 18:42
http://www.johnmcdonald2012.com/ Here is a brief bio: As a principled Ronald Reagan conservative ,McDonald left the Republican Party in disgust when George W. Bush abandoned his conservative principles he ran on. http://www.mantecabulletin.com/archives/34070/ John McDonald was alarmed when George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act (2001), Medicare Expansion Act (2003), and refused to veto a single spending bill. http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=1642 . John McDonald returned to the Republican Party after seeing the impact the TEA Party could have in transforming and returning the party to its roots. He opposes the unconstitutional Federal Department of Education, Department of Housing, and Department of Energy. He supports domestic drilling. He wants to go beyond the Paul Ryan Paul and make meaningful cuts. He opposes nation-building and supports a withdrawal from Afghanistan. Instead he supports go after terrorists directly rather than just invading countries left and right. He supports a smaller military footprint. He opposes SOPA and NDAA. http://www.johnmcdonald2012.com/Press%20Releases/FebAd5.pdf
John McDonald also for lowering the income tax and the corporate tax rate. As a business executive he understands the dangers of excess environmental regulations, eminent domain abuse, and the myth of man-made global warming.
He is running against Ricky Gill who has been supported by the Republican establishment and is endorsed by Jeb Bush and Mitch McConnell. Ricky Gill is for surrendering national sovereignty to the U.N., John McDonald has come out strong against the U.N. and Agenda 21. Ricky Gill supports federal intervention in education, farm subsidies, federal involvement in energy. Ricky Gill also supports federal regulation of healthcare insurance. Ricky Gill says he supports Obama Care repeal but wants to keep in the federal ban on pre-existing condition exclusion and a federal mandate to control costs. John McDonald understands that health care works best when the free-market not the government determine costs. John McDonald is also running against Jerry McNerney who is very vulnerable (in 2010, Jerry won 48%-46.9%).
Co-Founder of UC Davis Young Americans for Liberty Chapter (2011)
Member of Ron Paul San Jose (2012)