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Republican challenger for Senate (AR):
Jim Holt on the Issues

Jim Holt on Abortion

  • End ALL abortion -- it is wholesale infanticide. (Sep 2004)
  • Will not confirm judges who uphold Roe v. Wade. (Jul 2004)
  • End all abortions except perhaps in cases of incest or rape. (Jul 2004)
  • Taxpayers should not have to pay for abortions. (Jul 2004)
  • Choose to save mother's life, not to kill babies. (Jul 2002)

Jim Holt on Budget & Economy

  • Against extending unemployment benefits. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraqis can rebuild their country with their resources. (Jul 2004)
  • We must starve the federal government. (Jul 2004)
  • The economy is hindered by the deficit. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Civil Rights

  • The Patriot Act is misnamed and should be greatly amended. (Jul 2004)
  • English should be the official language themselves. (Jul 2004)
  • Define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. (Jul 2004)
  • Support an Amendment barring gay marriage. (Jul 2004)
  • Allowing gay marriage is disastrous. (Jul 2004)
  • Don't consider race, ethnicity, or gender when hiring. (Jul 2002)

Jim Holt on Corporations

No stance on record.

Jim Holt on Crime

  • Two eyewitnesses are good enough for capital punishment. (Jul 2004)
  • 'Mentally impaired' or 'insanity' plea thwart justice. (Jul 2004)
  • Concerned about innocents being put to death. (Jul 2004)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Jul 2002)

Jim Holt on Drugs

  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Jul 2002)

Jim Holt on Education

  • Repeal the terrible No Child Left Behind Act. (Jul 2004)
  • Support the use of taxpayer-funded vouchers. (Jul 2004)
  • Eliminate the Department of Education & NEA. (Jul 2004)
  • Teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools. (Jul 2002)
  • Vouchers OK for public, private, religious schools. (Jul 2002)

Jim Holt on Energy & Oil

  • Support tax incentives for R&D of energy sources. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Environment

  • Support tax incentives for R&D of emission controls. (Jul 2004)
  • Open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil exploration. (Jul 2004)
  • The US should not re-enter the Kyoto treaty. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Jim Holt on Foreign Policy

  • Cut America's share of UN contributions. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraqis have gained a republic if they can keep it. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Free Trade

  • Keep status quo on trading with Cuba. (Jul 2004)
  • Take steps to stop job losses. (Jul 2004)
  • NAFTA has been hurtful. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Government Reform

  • Campaign reform is incumbency protection. (Aug 2004)
  • Campaign Finance Reform Act is unconstitutional. (Jul 2004)
  • Rid America of all unconstitutional programs. (Jul 2004)
  • Reduce the Commerce Department and the FDA. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Gun Control

  • End the Assault Weapons Ban. (Jul 2004)
  • Limit lawsuits on firearm manufacturers. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Health Care

  • Real the Prescription Drug benefit. (Jul 2004)
  • Turn the FDA into an optional agency. (Jul 2004)
  • Prescription Drug benefit costs too much. (Jul 2004)
  • Stop giving a free ride in medical R&D to other countries. (Jul 2004)
  • Prices of prescription drugs should not be controlled. (Jul 2004)
  • Taxpayers should not be asked to pay for other's health care. (Jul 2004)
  • Medical marijuana should be a state decision--I'd vote no. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Homeland Security

  • Pull troops out of places like Bosnia and Haiti. (Jul 2004)
  • Expand the Military. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Immigration

  • Social programs shouldn't apply to non-citizens. (Sep 2004)
  • Help immigrants become Americans themselves. (Jul 2004)
  • No amnesty for illegal immigrants. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Jobs

  • Restrict China trade until they float their currency. (Aug 2004)

Jim Holt on Principles & Values

  • Pray that God will give Bush wisdom. (Jul 2004)
  • Separation of church and state cannot be done. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Social Security

  • Favor changing the amount of Social Security benefits. (Jul 2004)
  • Favor Social Security privatization. (Jul 2004)
  • End abortion to keep Social Security strong. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Tax Reform

  • Support a tax rate that is flatter and fairer. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on War & Peace

  • Reevaluate how we declare war. (Jul 2004)
  • Everyone thought Saddam had WMDs. (Jul 2004)
  • Let Military leaders decide when to pull out of war. (Jul 2004)

Jim Holt on Welfare & Poverty

  • Separation of church and state cannot be done. (Aug 2004)