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Joe Galdo

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U.S. House of Representatives

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My Top Four Green Values and How they Will Guide My Policy Decisions


Joe Galdo

June 16,2014


Grass Roots Democracy

True democracy demands a government of the people, by the people, and for the people; not a government for and by Wall Street, big multi-national corporations, and other special interests.  

I support transparency in government, stronger ethics rules and campaign finance reform  needed to prevent cronyism and corruption, and to insure our public representatives are fully accountable to the people who elect them. I oppose gerrymandering and election laws that disenfranchise voters and undermine this accountability.


Social Justice

All persons, regardless of  race, religious belief, sex, age, disability or economic status should have the same rights and opportunities to benefit from the resources afforded to us by society and nature.  

I oppose federal policies and programs that benefit the wealthy at the expense of middle- and low-income families with little or no regard for the disruption of communities, the loss of affordable housing, the loss of local small businesses, or the growing gap between the rich and the poor   II will  work to address inequities in our justice system and  in our educational system, where too often the outcomes depend on what you  can afford.   I will support policies that maintain a society in which freedom and diversity are cherished, and the human dignity of every person is respected, and oppose those that do not.


Future Focus and Sustainability

We all have responsibility to future generations to leave this earth as habitable a planet as we found it.    

I believe the government, as well as corporations and individuals, should be good stewards of our environment and our natural resources. I will continue to be proactive in improving the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink, protecting the oceans, increasing the use of clean and renewable energy, and addressing global warming.  


Non-Violence

Although providing for the safety of its citizens is one of the primary  functions of any government,  violence and military action should be a last resort, and then only for self-defense or the defense of others who are in helpless situations.  They should not be used solely to attain social, economic or commercial goals.  

Having  spent a decade in defense intelligence, I am not naive about the threats our nation faces, and I support a strong defense  capability.. Nevertheless, I believe non-violent means, including economic sanctions, should be used when there is no immediate serious physical threat to the nation. I will also support policies and efforts to reduce or eliminate entirely the availability of weapons of mass destruction throughout the world .



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Monday, September 22, 2014 - The League of Women Voters Candidate Meet and Greet,  7:30  - 9:30 p.m., Sully Government Center, Front Meeting Room, 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA 20151


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - The League of Women Voters Candidate Meet and Greet,  7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Westminster in Lakeridge , 12191 Clipper Drive, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

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