Reasons & Objectives: Why I Am Running for Public Office
Ahmad is running at this time because of his concerns over several issues he sees as threats to the continued health of the American republic:
the wars that have persisted for over a decade,
the erosion of civil liberties of Americans,
the threat to
Baltimore-Former Ed Boyd for Governor co-campaign manager Brandy Baker is seeking the Maryland Green Party nomination for United States House of Representatives in Maryland's 7th Congressional District. On March 16, 2006, Baker filed a declaration of
Dan has both the academic and real world experience to immediately lead in these difficult times. His extensive studies in Psychology and Economics combined with his real world experiences in the inner cities of Baltimore and New York City give him a
I was born in Kansas, but Maryland has been my home for the last 33 years. I earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Finance and a PhD in Political Economy from Georgetown University. I live with my wife and two children in Montgomery County and serve as
My intention for seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate is to bring us back to a time of the town meetings.Unfortunately all we know is a system of government that has not changed since the invention of television.Voting someone in office who has the potential
Top 3 prioeities :
(1). Society is in vicious cycles, as in need of revolution, if we don't act. First, prosecute, eliminate "official misconduct- government gang- fraud- crime- injustice networks". Oppose: unjust practices, manipulation, influence;
Born on in 1948 at sea to Palestinian refugee parents, Dr. Ahmad was raised in Pennsylvania.
Dan and his wife Paula reside in Severna Park and have a 10 year old daughter and a two year old daughter.
Born in Baltimore on October 5, 1943, Rep. Cardin is married to Myrna Edelman Cardin and has a daughter named Deborah.
His family fled persecution in Iran to come to this country. He was born in Fort Leavenworth, KS and currently lives in Montgomery County. Rob's wife is Guilda. His son and daughter are Cyrus and Ashley.
Cynthia my wife and six year old daughter Rachel, live in a unincorporated village of Whaleyville.I have lived in downtown Baltimore,Baltimore county,and other communities of this Great State of Maryland.As a sportsman and explorer venturing west to Garrett
Spouse: Kan, PhD. Columbia U. Children: Albert, PhD, MIT (double major in Physics, math in 3 yrs; Janice, MA, MIT. (two skipped altogether 5 yrs, inc. college.) Residence: in Maryland since 1979; should be at the same home address, and still supposedly
He teaches an introductory course on Islam at the Wesley Theological Seminary and as a senior lecturer at the University of Maryland in College Park, he has taught honors courses in "Religion and Progress" and on "Religion, Science, and Freedom." He has
Dan began his career with the NYPD in 1995 as a Police Cadet. Dan proudly joined the ranks of the U.S. Secret Service in 1999 as a Special Agent where he graduated the Secret Service training academy with honors. Dan left the New York Field Office in
From 1988-1995, he chaired the Maryland Legal Services Corp.
Rob is the President and Founder of Caspian Group Holdings, which specializes in energy, renewable resources, infrastructure development and new technology. Rob is considered an expert in Middle Eastern relations and policy, and has commentated on many
Reformer, advocate, activist, producer/host speaker of numerous TV programs on social issues: Citizen Times (series), Twilight of Judiciaries (I, II, III), Federal Shambles (1, 2), Working Class, Faith Revival, Global Affairs, On Taxation, On Equality,
Dr. Ahmad has been a Libertarian Party (LP) activist since 1975. He has managed four Libertarian campaigns including Steve Ziegler's successful election to School Board in Charles County, Maryland. He himself was the Maryland LP candidate for U.S. Senate
Member, St. John the Evangelist Church
From 1988-1999, he served on the St. Mary's College Board of Trustees, and in 2002, he was appointed to St. Mary's Advisory Board, Center for Study of Democracy. He has been a Trustee of the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs since 1999. In 1991, he
Rob is actively engaged in both the Urban Alliance Foundation and his church, St. Francis Episcopal Church. He also supports many community initiatives in Montgomery County and healthcare organizations, like the Alzheimer's Association.
From the Knights of Columbus,American Legion,Marine Corp League,and Directing a Humanitary aid program.My involvement with my community now is focused on the citizens of Maryland.Seeking to give them the power to govern themselves though regulating the office that I seek.
Intensive/extensive civic activities; testify/petition to government bodies; as individual, or organizations. Life member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Past executive member NAACP- Montgomery County Chapter, Md.;
Candidate, United States Senate, 2012
As a Maryland legislator, Mr. Cardin served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1967-1986. He was Speaker from 1979-1986 and prior to that served as chairman of the Ways & Means Committee from 1974-1979. As Speaker, he was credited with reforming
Candidate for public offices since 1994: US senate (2006), US Congress (1996, 2000, 2004), Maryland Comptroller (1998, 2002), Maryland Senate (1994), Rockville Mayor (1997, 1999), Rockville Council (2001, 2003), Endorsed, recommended by a large coalition
He is an Islamic chaplain at American University, the Adventist Behavioral Center and the Perkins Hospital, Imam of the Dar-adh-Dhikr Mosque, President of the Islamic-American Zakat Foundation, and arbitrator for the Coordinating Council of Muslim Organizations in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area.
Last month Ahmad was one of a number of local Arab-Americans recognized in an award ceremony by the city of Gaithersburg. Ahmad has also received the "Star Cup for Outstanding Public Service" award from the Montgomery County Civic Federation, the "Champion
Although the details of his signature investigation are still for official use only, it involved over 300 million dollars in potential financial fraud and a nexus to international terrorism. This joint investigation in cooperation with the FBI, IRS, SSA
Rep. Cardin's numerous awards include: Wall of Fame Award, Welfare Advocates, 2005; Public Service Award, Towson Business Association, 2004; Public Sector Distinguished Award, Tax Foundation, 2003; Congressional Service Award, American Society for Gastrointestinal
(1). Society is in vicious cycles, as in need of revolution, if we don't act. First, prosecute, eliminate "official misconduct- government gang- fraud- crime- injustice networks". Oppose: unjust practices, manipulation, influence; bad legislative proposals,
He graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1970 and in 1975 obtained a Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics from the University of Arizona.
While working full time for the New York City Police Department, Dan used his accrued vacation time to attend the City University of New York where he completed both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology, concentrating in both Neuro-Psychology
A 1967 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law (1st in his class), he earned his B.A. degree in 1964 from the University of Pittsburgh (cum laude).
Rob earned a Bachelor's and Master's from Georgetown University in Finance. He then went on to earn a PhD in Political Economy from Georgetown University. Rob also taught foreign policy and energy security at Georgetown for over 10 years.
PhD. MA, economics, City University of New York (CUNY). BA econ. National Taiwan University. Prestigious certificates of High and Special Exams by Central Government. Profiled in Marquis-' 'Who's Who in America", and 'Who's Who in Business and Finance".
Source: Bongino (10/06/2014)
As a businessman, I am more focused on solutions than worrying about which party gets the credit. If elected, I pledge to deliver on five promises to create jobs. My mission will focus on fixing our glaring problems: crippling unemployment, out-of-control
Source: Sobhani (10/19/2012)
Write-in, General Election, 2006
QUESTION 1: What is your position and views with regards to: (A). Running for this office; (B). What you want
Source: Submitted by Lih Young (11/01/2006)
To build and maintain a strong prosperous economy that is citizen-centric, not government-centric. The best way to build a consistently strong economy is by producing jobs through our peerless private sector. We must hold the line on tax rates on income
Source: Bongino (10/30/2012)
Promote freedom, justice, peace. Reformer, advocate, activist, Producer/speaker: tv programs; profiled in Marquis Who's Who. Superb expertise, commitment, civic services. Super-mom, -woman, victim-turned superhuman against "fraud-crime-injustice-system.
Source: Lih Young (10/31/2008)
Again, I would like to build and maintain a strong prosperous economy that is citizen-centric, not government-centric. I will help repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act and address our out of control government spending and national debt.
QUESTION 1: What is your position and views with regards to: (A). Running for this office; (B). What you want to achieve if elected; (C). Entering public office.
Promote freedom, justice, peace. Reformer, advocate, activist, Producer/speaker: tv programs;
The issues I would concentrate on are: the economy - The best way to build a consistently strong economy is by producing jobs through our peerless private sector. We must hold the line on tax rates on income allowing Marylanders to plan their lives, cut
Source: Bongino (10/14/2014)
On civil rights and Immigration: Support equality, equity, liberty and justice for all; protect people's rights (Constitutional, property, resources, assets, benefits, opportunities); eliminate double standards, "official misconduct- government gang-
I entered public service as a police office in 1995, then I entered the Secret Service in 1999. In 2006, I entered the elite Presidential Protective Division. I chose to resign from my Secret Service job so I could enter a different kind of public service,
Our current immigration system is broken. Immigration policy needs to remain focused on respect for the law not on the nationality of the immigrant. Our current policy is not a policy at all and I will work to make improvements through the following tools.
Source: www.bongino.com/issues.html (04/02/2012)
ISSUES ON: Immigration:
Stop minorities bashing. Support civilian review board. Improve quality officials. race relationships, diversity in good faith, not rhetoric or abuse as often by "fraud-crime- injustice networks". Clean-up; not relaying/shuffling
First, securing the borders must be a national priority. The constant threat of terrorism and narco-trafficking through both our Southern and Northern border should have prioritized secure borders decades ago, but unfortunately it has not. Token measures
ALERT TO THE PEOPLE= POWER TO THE PEOPLE:
• WORK TO BE DONE; SOCIAL JUSTICE IN GREAT DANGER!
• Too much rhetoric, false, misleading, unjust manipulation! Meaningless!
• The most urgent serious problems here and overseas: ROBBERISM”= “MURDER- FRAUD- CRIME-
Source: Young (11/01/2014)
We must continue our efforts to aggressively enforce immigration laws in the Homeland.
Securing the borders must be a national priority. The constant threat of terrorism and narco-trafficking through both our Southern and Northern border should have prioritized secure borders decades ago, but unfortunately it has not. Token measures and
ISSSUES ON: Iraq, Middle East, Foreign Policy, Homeland Security, War on Terror:
Support humanity, peace, justice. Respect other's cultures. Cooperate with United Nation, other countries. Oppose: horrible violent force, invasion, occupation,
I believe we must move towards a re-evaluation of the current chain migration and diversity visa based system. This system is grossly inadequate for attracting the world's best and brightest to the U.S. and severely limits our future capacity for economic growth.
Clean terrorists from homeland domestically, from our officials and law enforcement first; right from our local municipalities and National Capital Area National Park Services, including judicial/legal/ court personnel/ government attorneys. Support police
We must support and improve our intelligence and law enforcement infrastructure. I have spent the last 17 years of my life working in the law enforcement and intelligence arenas and have witnessed firsthand both tremendous successes and unfortunate failures.
Source: www.bongino.com/issues/national-security (08/23/2012)
(A). Government budget to carry out necessary government function; maintain truly quality, honest, integrity employees, appointees, commissioners, volunteers; etc.;
eliminate "fraud- crime- injustice networks", corporate welfare. (B). Define and identify
I am a cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act and the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
Source: bencardin.com/#Issues (04/02/2012)
ISSUES ON: Consumers, Social Security, Pension, Housing; Gay, Afro Americans, Latino, Native Americans:
Protect people's resources (public, private), rights, families. No unjust practices, manipulation, influence, bad proposals, hidden agenda, false
I am a cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act.
I played an active role in the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
I am a cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
We are the most benevolent country in the world with regards to our foreign aid and we should be demanding more from aid recipients such as Pakistan and Afghanistan. Our aid program to these countries needs to be matched with specific national security
As part of a larger agenda of promoting human rights around the globe, I have led the bipartisan fight for transparency in oil, gas and mining industries; worked to raise awareness of the escalation of all forms of intolerance; and helped make gender equity a priority in our diplomacy and development.
Source: Young (11/02/2014)
I have been a parliamentary member of the Helsinki Commission since 1993, and during my tenure I have worked for progress in the areas of human rights and in the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet Union.
Source: Candidate Website (10/07/2006)
UN peacekeeping is perhaps the world's best example of cooperating for international security--an effective means of ensuring that no nation has to pay all the bills or take all the risks associated with maintaining international peace and stability.
Yes, but Not Quite especially under President George Bush's administration. Working with UN and the international community can be important and cost-effective for furthering U.S. national security interests to build support for global action on enduring
Source: Lih Young (11/03/2008)
The International Criminal Court is the world's only permanent international court with jurisdiction to try individuals accused of genocide, crimes against humanity, and serious war crimes when national courts are unwilling or unable to act. More than
In 2006, UN adopted a common Global Counterterrorism Strategy that denounces all forms of terrorism and a detailed plan of action for fighting terrorism at the national, regional and international levels. US should help implement this new comprehensive
To strengthen international commitment to anti-poverty efforts. Reaffirmed by world leaders in 2005, the UN Millennium Development Goals (or MDGs) include eight concrete objectives for achievement by 2015: cutting extreme poverty in half; achieving universal
Under the framework of the United Nations, the international community has begun the process of drafting a successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, which expires in 2012. The goal of these negotiations is the establishment by the end
Increases in productivity are the foundation of the remarkable growth of the U.S. economy over the past century. Productivity gains are the means by which our citizens maintain a standard of living unmatched anywhere in the world. And although we remain
My highest priority is to bring more jobs to Maryland and maintain the jobs that we have. Our fragile economy is starting to grow, but there are too many Marylanders still struggling through no fault of their own. I regularly work around the partisan
ISSUES ON: Job, Organization Labor, Wages:
Support workers rights, living wages, benefits; NET of inflation, taxation, fees, charges, and expenditures as results of being deprivation of by "official misconduct- government gang- fraud- crime- injustice
AFFIDAVIT– Lih Y. Young, Ph.D., Complainant
FOR CONGRESSIONAL TRIBUNAL, NO FEAR INSTITUTE, 5/14/2008
Email: Lyoung2k@yahoo.com; Mailing address: P. O. Box 10286, Rockville, MD 20849
(1121 Pipestem Pl. Rockville/Potomac, MD 20854 , to reclaim, supposedly
Source: Young (11/03/2014)
ISSUES ON: Economy, Trade, Business, Taxes:
Rigorous review, analysis: budget, based on merit, principle, priorities, cost-effectiveness, social cost-benefits. Promote quality, peace, justice, fair election processes; televise, disseminate, maintain
Rigorous review, analysis on budget, programs, projects for the best interest of general lpublic. Promote moral and ethical values; televise, disseminate, maintain meaningful information; issue, candidate, debate. Oppose: unjust practices, manipulation,
Reductions in tax rates and simplification of the tax code. Government's role in the economy should be focused on providing for a solid structural framework along with a fair and predictable system of regulations. The tax code has become riddled with
My goal is to make the tax code more predictable and consistent. While there are many potential approaches for getting there, I think we can agree that the current system must be reformed. The failure of the current Congress to take the lead is a result
I support a small, flat tax that everyone contributes to.
I’ve proposed a tax deduction on student loans. Employers can benefit from this tax credit by hiring talented graduates and repaying their loans, then claiming the tax deduction for doing so. Given the challenges our economy at this time, we must think about holistic solutions such as this.
Both the corporate and capital gains tax rates must be reduced, and loopholes eliminated, in order to spur innovation, investment and future productivity.
Both the corporate and capital gains tax rates must be reduced in order to spur innovation, investment and future productivity.
As the world moves towards a knowledge based economy, America cannot be left behind. Our current educational model is failing our children as we fall farther behind our global competitors in performance. According to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial,
I have two priorities when it comes to education. The first is to create 15,000 internships for talented high school students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. This will be a pilot program in Maryland which I know will be successful in
ISSUES ON: Education:
Support affirmative action. Strengthen the real education, not dollar amount to benefit a few. Education, budget, socio-economic- political issues are interrelated. Focus: fairness, principle, accountability, cost-effectiveness,
I fully support the implementation of tools such as school choice vouchers.
I fully support the implementation of tools such as charter schools.
There are a number of steps we can take to make the U.S. a world leader in education and innovation. I fully support the implementation of tools such as school choice vouchers, charter schools, merit based pay systems for educators, "parent triggers"
Our current educational model is failing our children as we fall farther behind our global competitors in performance. According to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial, 2,000 of the nation's 20,000 public schools produce 50% of our dropouts and nearly 50% of our African American youth attend one of these schools.
I fully support the implementation of tools such as school choice vouchers, charter schools, and "parent triggers. "
I fully support the implementation of tools such as merit based pay systems for educators. In addition, we must reward good teachers, the bedrock of our educational system, and allow them to work in a system not stifled by bureaucracy and archaic work rules.
I am the lead author of a bill to outlaw deceptive practices that intentionally target voters with false information.
Proper remedies against "official misconduct- government gang- fraud- crime- injustice networks" operation, unjust practices; actually prosecuting and eliminating frauds, crimes or corruption (public or private, corporate or government). There are Constitution,
I have refused to take any PAC or special interest money for my campaign because I believe it’s time to put an end to the transactional system of politics that corrupts our democracy. In terms of the Supreme Court decision in this matter, I am concerned
ISSUES ON: Government, Fiscal Policy:
Major transaction or land deal should be rigorously reviewed objectively by academically very well trained, based on merits, priorities, cost- effectiveness, social cost-benefits, etc., through competitive processes,
Maryland's environmental gifts are numerous and deserve common sense protections. From the Chesapeake Bay to Deep Creek Lake we are blessed to live in a state with such natural beauty. These gifts deserve common sense protections but they must be weighed
Source: www.bongino.com/issues/environment (08/23/2012)
Congress has no greater advocate for the Chesapeake Bay restoration. I strongly support Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts being coordinated by the EPA. I am the author of S. 1816, The Chesapeake Clean Water and Ecosystem Protection Act, called by many the
ISSUES ON: Environment, Energy, Gas and Oil:
Promote merits, efficiency, accountability; no unjust practices, misleading, manipulation, conspiracy, cover-up, "official misconduct- government gang- fraud- crime- injustice networks". Eliminate abuse, waste,
There is evidence to support the threat global warming pose to our economy, and I do believe it is our responsibility to work with other major world economies to reduce carbon emissions. But I will not support unilateral restrictions, which are clearly
Much of my work has focused on restoring the majesty of the Chesapeake Bay, our greatest natural resource. We must protect the Bay for future generations of Marylanders.
Our United States military is the most respected fighting force in the world and a strong national defense must be our first priority in an uncertain world. Uniformed services modernization through research and development on new programs, an increase
Every day, we celebrate the excellence and dedication to country of the brave men and women who stand on the frontlines overseas and here at home to help keep every American safe and secure. We have a solemn obligation to support the physical and mental
ISSUES ON: Public Services, Military, Veterans:
Governments and officials have done what should not; and have not done what should have; not solving socio-political-election-media problems, instead, cause more problems. Partly being unjustly misled,
I continue to work to ensure that counseling and support mechanisms are in place for service members and families.
We have a solemn obligation to support the physical and mental health and welfare of our troops. I will continue to fight to provide them with the tools they need to do their job on behalf of the American people. I continue to work to ensure that counseling and support mechanisms are in place for service members and families.
I cosponsored the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Israel has been America's strongest ally in the Middle East and the United States will continue to stand with Israel. Iran is not only a threat to Israel but to the entire Middle East region. The United States must continue to lead the international effort to isolate Iran until it gives up its ambition to be a nuclear weapons state.
Israel has been America's strongest ally in the Middle East and the United States will continue to stand with Israel.
I am pleased that the Obama Administration is listening to me and others who have urged a faster departure of US troops from Afghanistan where they have been asked to fulfill a role better left to the Afghans.
After voting against sending our troops to Iraq in 2003 when I was in the House of Representatives, and years of calling for a new and more thoughtful approach, it was heartening to welcome home the last American combat troops last year.
Pull out as soon as possible. Support humanity, peace, justice, self-determination. Respect different cultures. Cooperate with United Nation, alliance of other countries. Oppose horrible violent force for invasion, occupation, destruction of others--
• The most urgent serious pr