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Cam Cavasso on Principles & Values

2004 former Republican Senate Challenger (HI)

 


Judeo-Christian values established our government framework

Question topic: Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Cavasso: Strongly Disagree

Question topic: Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Cavasso: Strongly Agree

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

Running because Inouye opposed Federal Marriage amendment

Q: Why are you running for office?

A: Daniel Inouye’s vote against the Federal Marriage amendment establishing marriage between one man and one woman as our Constitutional Law sparked this run. I have served in leadership in High School (Kailua) in the Hawaii House of Representatives, the U.S. Army, Boy Scouts, Church, Canoe Clubs and in business finance and in family. It is time to serve again.

Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald Election Guide Questions , Aug 22, 2004

Must teach ourselves character

Can we return to a community built on character strengths again? Can we teach ourselves and our children, our businessmen, our professors, our teachers, and our government leaders to value and exemplify the character trait of truthfulness instead of deception? Of justice instead of corruption? Of loyalty instead of unfaithfulness? Of patience and thoroughness and thriftiness instead of extravagance. Of tolerance rather than prejudice. Realizing that everyone is at varying levels of character development.

Without character our businesses will fail, our marriages will self-destruct; our news media will preach self-indulgence, and our children will weep in confusion. Without character pedophilia, deception, unfaithfulness and government corruption will become the norm.

But we can change. There is hope. Let us serve one another with sacrifice again. Without bitterness, without malice, but in truth and love and joy. I run for Lt. Governor.

Source: Republican Party Address: Candidacy for Lt. Gov. , Aug 23, 2003

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