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Ex-Im Bank: The Facts

 President Obama was against Ex-Im before he figured out how to use it for political and financial gain. (This is a third party video.) This week, there has been discussion from the Republican candidate, as well as the Democratic candidate,

Posted in Issues, News


Educators are starting to realize that our federal government does not trust them. They are tired of the interference. We must treat our nation’s educators as professionals. We must allow teachers to control their classrooms and their curriculum. We must

Posted in Issues

Health Care

Ken understands the key to effective and efficient medical care is the doctor-patient relationship.  Yet, federal bureaucrats continue to believe that their one-size-fits-all policies will lower costs, increase access, and cure an ailing industry. It isn’t working. In fact, this

Posted in Issues

Right to Life

Ken Van Doren believes that life begins at conception, and he believes it would be inconsistent for him to champion personal liberty and a free society if he didn’t also advocate respecting the God-given right to life—for those born and

Posted in Issues

National Defense

Ken Van Doren believes national defense is the single most important responsibility the Constitution entrusts to the federal government. Today, hundreds of thousands of our fighting men and women have been stretched thin all across the globe in over 135

Posted in Issues

Energy Independence

Unfortunately, decades of misguided federal action have helped lead to skyrocketing fuel prices, making it even more difficult for hardworking families to make ends meet. Washington’s bureaucratic regulations, corporate subsidies, and excessive taxation have distorted the market and resulted in

Posted in Issues

Illegal Immigration

A nation without borders is no nation at all. It just doesn’t make sense to fight terrorists abroad, while leaving our front door unlocked. Ken is the only candidate in this race that opposes giving actual citizenship to those who

Posted in Issues

Audit the Fed

Imagine parents, overwhelmed by debt and months behind on their bills, sent their spendthrift teenagers out each weekend for a night on the town with credit cards and blank checks.  Would anyone be surprised if this family never got their

Posted in Issues

Second Amendment

American citizens have had the constitutional right to bear arms since the founding of this country. Ken will stand up for those rights, just as he will stand up for your other rights as guaranteed by the constitution. Ken will not vote

Posted in Issues

Too Big To Fail

  Do you need proof that the bank bailouts should have never happened?  Policies since the bank bailouts, such as actions by the Federal Reserve and Dodd-Frank bill have led to further concentration of wealth in these institutions. Local community

Posted in Issues

Our Monetary Policy Creates Income Inequality

There is no greater engine of income inequality than the Federal Reserve system.  It creates money out of thin air to benefit high income folks on and around Wall Street. While this may have some stimulative effect on the economy,

Posted in Issues

Trans Pacific Partnership

Ken Van Doren opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Trans Pacific Partnership is a secretly negotiated “trade agreement” that would circumvent the legislative process to implement backdoor patent, environmental and internet censorship regulations favored by corporations. You can read more about the

Posted in Issues
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