Esther Joy King | Illinois 17th Congressional District Candidate | Why She is an Unapologetic Freedom-Loving God-Fearing American
Esther Joy King is running to become a Congresswoman for the 17th Congressional District in Illinois and she believes in protecting the U.S. Constitution. Because she believes that, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed!
Yes, yes, yes and yes! Thrivetime Nation on today’s show we are interviewing Esther Joy King who is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Esther Joy King, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show how are you, Esther?!
I know that you are running for Congress, but I would like to start by asking where you grew up and what your life was like growing up? NOTE: Her parents who were missionaries on the US-Mexico border.
What made you decide to go from owning a marketing firm to obtaining a law degree from Northwestern School of Law for a JD and Masters of Law in Taxation?
What was your first real job after college?
Many of our guests say that they had a key mentor or a key book that they read that really helped them to change their mindset and their approach to success…do you have a key book or mentor in your life that has impacted you the most…I would love to hear that story?
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” – President Ronald Reagan
NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “Declaration of Independence – We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.“
When did you first determine what you wanted to do in terms of a career?
When did you first figure out that you wanted to move to Kabul to serve as an aid worker?
What made you decide to go from a career in marketing, then law and politics, to joining the U.S. Army Reserve as a member of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) corps?
When were you promoted to Captain and assigned to Rock Island Arsenal?
After graduating college with a degree in marketing, how did you first start your marketing firm?
When did it occur to you that you wanted to get involved in politics?
You come across as a very proactive person…so how do you typically organize the first four hours of your day and what time do you typically wake up?
What are a few of your daily habits that you believe have allowed you to achieve success?
What has been the biggest adversity that you’ve had to fight through during your career?
What advice would you give the younger version of yourself?
You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic?