Full Name: “Raghu” John Giuffre
Name on Ballot: Raghu John Giuffre
Political Party: American Shopping Party
Running For: U.S. Senate
Email Address: SsriRaghu@yahoo.com
Current Job: President, American Shopping Partry
Place of Birth: Los Angeles
Job history past 10 years:
Realtor ($13 million in real estate deals).
Restaurant marketing and public relations (Govinda’s – Honolulu)
Marketing director, Pinsa Snela — Italy
Ever run for public office? If so, when? Outcome?
District 1, Congress – Hawaii. 2012. Raised $30,000 in donations, wrote books, printed pamphlets, produced videos, formed campaign team; lost in primary so started my own party.
Other civic experience or community service?
Missionary for 20 years
What makes you qualified to be a U.S. senator?
10 books on economics with solutions for every major social economic issue.
Debit cards are far better, faster and cheaper to roll-out for tracking immigration then building walls.
If Social Security was its own company, it would be worth $20 trillion — the cost of its entire “unfunded mandate.”
Do you support the use of United States combat troops in Syria to defeat ISIS, or to end the rule of President Bashar al-Assad?
America need update its Iraq War narrative.
1) Introduced democracy to the world of Islam.
2) Kurds, Afghans, Iraq are now operating as beginning democracies – bravo.
3) Issis is Iran’s terrorist, not Americas. Issis is the Sunnis response of Iranian suppression in Iraq.
4) Build policy based upon this approach
Do you support the continued use of U.S. troops in Iraq, or should those troops be withdrawn?
1) Issis is the Sunni response to Iranian suppression.
2) Sunnis tried working in a Shia-led government in response to USA efforts but punished at ever turn at Iran’s direction.
3) America is buffering Iran from its Sunni repercussions.
4) Issis is the alternate option to democracy.
Do you support the continued use of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, or should those troops be withdrawn?
American built much of the infrastructure for a functioning democracy in one of the most difficult environments of the world. Bravo. Staying or going should be based upon how much and how long to complete that process. If one year and $10 billion, stay. 20 years and $200 billion – go.
Should the United States recognize a Native Hawaiian government through an administrative rule or an act of Congress?
Reinstate Hawaiian sovereignty in similar function and relationship as the British Royal to England. The Hawaii Kingdom can be the leading partner in America’s relationship with Asia and the Orient as the most magnificent cultural interface between the indigenous cultures and peoples of the world and the USA.
What changes should be made to the federal Affordable Care Act?
Lifestyle insurance is the simple solution to the world’s health care crisis.
Lifestyle makes up 50 percent of all medical cost. If we covered our lifestyle cost, we could reduce taxes and insurance by this same 50 percent.
10 cents on all junk food sales would cover the $200 billion cost of obesity.
Should the federal government legalize marijuana?
Medical — yes.