The Coast Guard is part of the Department of Homeland Security. As one of the five military branches, the Coast Guard service members do not get the same benefits and opportunities that the Depart of Defense offers their service members. During the government shut down Coast Guard members and retirees do not get paid while [...]
The Military Reserve for the past 20 years has been using the reserve more and more. This puts a larger burden on private industry higher than expected 20 years ago. The government must look at private business concerns and the changes that the Reserve program has made to staffing regular and not surge missions.
For years we call it a "War on Drugs". In the military, we address our adversary's "center of Gravity" as a key target to winning the conflict. Money is key to the illegal drug trade. The federal spends a lot of money chasing drug traffickers. The federal government needs to go after the money and [...]
This was an item that is being brought up more and more. It was an important issue during Wisconsin’s shut down to allow farmers to sell raw milk verses dumping it like many did. The federal government needs to be out and allow states and counties to allow and regulate dairy.
We can not rely on foreign pharmaceuticals and drugs for availability during crisis and quality for our citizens. We must have incentives for all production inside the USA.
Income can better regulate at the state level through income taxes. Then the states fund the federal government. Each state has the right to make or break their own bank accounts. This creates a competition between states to compete for businesses and incentivize people to move there and be productive. Simplify the tax process. As [...]
The Federal Government has a form of checks and balances that are important to protect everyone's interests, so true is with personal firearm ownership. The firearm helps the balance between the just and the criminal. The firearm plays an important role as a utility in hunting. I have a company that holds an FFL (Federal [...]
A federal position should not be a forever career. A representative needs to bring their years of business experience to congress, make improvements, handle contingencies, make the future strong, and get out or move on to a new position. Moving to another office is also a good choice. The military does not allow a member [...]
Unborn persons at any stage should be protected by law. I wish we did not need a law in our society to protect life. Since protecting life is not a universal norm, we must have laws to protect those that cannot protect themselves. Abortion should be unlawful at all stages. If one has no regard [...]