User:Jzyehoshua

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Joshua David Zambrano, 2018.

I am the author of 'Defending Conservatism' (2016) available at Selz, Barnes&Noble, Amazon (in both Full-Color and Black & White), and my website DefendingConservatism.com. I also run a Bible apologetics website at Biblestrength.com dedicated to providing evidence for the Bible and debunking alleged contradictions in it.

I am in the final year of my B.S. in political science at Northern Illinois University and received my A.A.S. in Business Management from Waubonsee Community College. I previously transferred from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2016 after making the dean's list.

I am a Born-Again Christian (saved August 5, 1998), and although I prefer to be defined simply as a Christian, if I must be labeled, then I am a Fundamental Independent Nondenominational Baptist who believes firmly in Baptist Successionism.

I am a former moderator at Conservapedia.com and have also edited at Creationwiki, Sourcewatch, Citizendium, and OpenCongress (now GovTrack.us). I have also edited at Wikipedia, for why I left, see here or here.

Political Beliefs

My political beliefs, although they have refined over the years, have actually changed very little since 2004 when I first got involved in politics to support Alan Keyes in the U.S. Senate race against Barack Obama. I have always been pro-life, conservative on marriage, and creationist. At the same time I've been opposed to warmongering since then, which is why I voted 3rd party in 2004 for Michael Peroutka instead of for George W. Bush or John Kerry, because I disagreed with the Iraq War. I have always been critical of the death penalty because of innocent people falsely put on death row. My positions have remained very consistent from the beginning.

Politically I am a Christian first, a conservative second, an American third, and a Republican when to do so is consistent with the first three. I do not believe in blind party loyalty and always seek to vote for the best candidate regardless of party; if there is not a good candidate in a race then I will not vote or write in a candidate if I have to. That is how I have always voted, which has led to voting 3rd party at times. In 2010 when pro-life Democrats like Collin Peterson, Heath Shuler, and Lincoln Davis bravely stood up to the Democratic Party to stop Obamacare from passing for nearly a year due to its abortion agenda, I sought to defend them from false attacks accusing them of backing Obamacare (at least 20 of them voted against the final bill).

Although I typically vote for and back Republicans, in rare cases where conservative Democrats have stood up to liberal agendas to do what is right, I will support them, although the only one I see that has held true to their principles since then and is still in politics is Collin Peterson. I will also back conservative 3rd party candidates like those of the Constitution Party in races where they are the clearly best conservative candidates running.