Issues

Property Tax Reform

Reform should be more than just shifting furniture.  Real reform means property owners can eventually own their property.  Real reform means you know what your taxes are based on an objective measure.  Real reform means property owners have more power over tax rates.

Educational Choice

Defintions:

  • Public - tax payer funded
  • Education - methodology

Real accountability and real changes happen when consumers are in charge of the money flow.  School choice accomplishes this and offers a better product for all students.

Individual Liberty

Laws either restrict or compel actions.  We need a government that is far less intrusive and more open to liberty.  We need to return to the foundations of natural rights of life, liberty and pursuit of property instead of seeking government to restrict others from doing or compelling others to perform.

Political Quiz

Many people have a a hard time understanding what it means to be Libertarian because the two-party system is so ingrained that we don't often consider anything else.  Could you even consider a libertarian as a candidate?  Could you even consider that you might have libertarian leanings?  Try this test and see for yourself.

Detailed Responses to Issues

I believe that to understand the complexity of issues it will take more than just say the words reform, conservative, progressive, choice, and fair.  There has to be substance behind the ideas.  To understand what a candidate actually stands for, we should be demanding details far beyond the convenience of sound bites.  As the campaign progresses, I will provide the details not only to issues, but I will also address platform issues.  I do not believe it is possible for any candidate to have 100% agreement with a party's platform and I think it is the responsibility of the candidates to let the electorate know just where and to what extent one might differ.  Issues that will soon be addressed with details.

  • Platforms - National and State (see Pragmatic Libertarian, Parts 1 and 2)
  • Property Taxes - Real Reform
  • Education - Choice and Funding Reforms
  • Pro-Life - Without Life There is No Liberty
  • 2nd Amendment - defense of self, family, and others
  • Personal Freedom - Responsible and Consequential
  • Election Integrity - Identification, Voter Poll Lists, Machine / Ballot Accuracy, Poll Workers
  • Elections - Re-districting, Candidate Identification, Costs, "None of the Above"
  • Crime and Punishment - Victimless Crimes, Death Penalty Reforms, Consequences versus Restrictions  / Compulsion
  • Propositions - A response to the Republican and Democratic Parties Primary Propositions

Candidate Forum

February 2, 2018

I had the privilege of being invited to a forum concerning educational issues.  For me, a great learning experience.  More details will come under issues.  Yes, I'm the one without any notes!  (Is it better to speak knowing the topic or to speak from a script as some did?)

In the News Links

I will constantly update the file below with links to articles and appearances that concern this campaign.  Please note that these links are embedded in a document and that I have no control over the content or the availability.

In the News (pdf)

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