Hal J. Ridley Jr.

Q: Of the Green Party's ten key values, please list the three you feel are the most important and what relevance they offer to Texas voters.
A: Ecological Wisdom Taking care of the planet and a local economy are the way to the future. Community Economics. Future Focus


Q: Do you disagree with anything in the GPTX platform? If so, please explain why you disagree.
A: I agree with the Green Party of Texas Platform


Q: What is your experience with the consensus decision-making process?
A: I have been associated with the Green Party since 1996 and before.


Q: Do you believe Greens have relevance in the USA? Please list why you believe/don't believe a third party possesses relevance in the US electoral system.
A: I do believe in the relevance of a third party but it is a difficult road.


Q: Are you active with your county Green Party? Please list why if you are not. If you are active, please list your primary activities with your county party.
A: I am with a few part time friends the Orange County Green Party.


Q: In your race, please list the top five talking points that you would cover in a debate with your opponents. With each talking point, please show how the Green Party's ten key values or platform would provide a solution.
A: Corporations are not people, money is not speech. Progressive taxes falling on the rich and business mostly. Promote a Constitutional Convention to strengthen and apply the Bill of Rights. Abolish the National Security State and cut Pentagon spending Legalize Marijuana


Q: List your opponents, their strengths and weaknesses and what is needed to win against them.
A: They are Repo's and Demo's and it's better to try and fail than fail to try.


Q: List the name of your treasurer and any other campaign workers you plan to have working with you.
A: I don't have an organization and will not beg for money.


Q: Please provide a profile with background information that is not addressed by the above questions. Feel free to list alma mater, employment, family, hobbies, etc.
A: I am an old hippie who doesn't know how to quit, who still believes in our country if not our government

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  • commented 2016-10-21 17:24:11 -0500
    You should do whatever you can to publicize your displeasure with Brian Babin’s neanderthal-like comments backing Trump. You are the only one with any party backing facing Babin. He cannot get a free pass to continue with the dangerous Freedom Caucus.
  • commented 2016-10-09 12:20:21 -0500
    What are your priorities for NASA in regards to missions, human exploration, the space sciences, Earth sciences, and funding levels?