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Cam Cavasso on Budget & Economy

2004 former Republican Senate Challenger (HI)

 


Balance the budget; don't pass it on to children

Question topic: Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.

Cavasso: Strongly Agree.

Question topic: Briefly list political or legislative issues of most concern to you.

Cavasso: Balance the Budget. We must control our spending and pass to our future generations the foundations of a strong and prosperous community and government with out debt.

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Hawaii Senate race , Sep 30, 2014

Government spending sucks oxygen out of the economy

America is the greatest example of free enterprise resulting in wealth creation and individual economic benefit in the history of the world. But today government spending is sucking the oxygen out of the economy. Until it is brought under control and dramatically reduced, the standard of living Americans have come to enjoy as a way of life will continue to diminish. No variety of "prosperity" has ever been built on debt. Until Americans discipline themselves and their government off this addiction and "live within our means", we will continue to struggle economically, ultimately losing our personal and national freedoms. I support an immediate cut in the payroll tax for all businesses accompanied by cuts in spending in government entitlement programs including slowing down the rates of growth in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. I also support a balanced budget amendment to the federal constitution.
Source: 2014 Hawaii Senate campaign website, CamCavasso.com , Dec 1, 2013

Transition to currency backed by intrinsic value

No variety of "prosperity" has ever been built on debt. Until Americans discipline themselves and their government off this addiction, we will continue to struggle economically, ultimately losing our personal and national freedoms. I support the transitioning to a national currency backed with some form of intrinsic value so the federal government cannot continue to print money without restraint and create inflation. I also support a balanced budget amendment to the federal constitution.
Source: 2010 Senate campaign website, www.camcavasso.com, "Issues" , Jul 20, 2010

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