Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are identified in the Unites States Constitution as inalienable rights. What does that actually mean? The Constitution goes on to define it for us so there’s no question what our Founding Fathers meant – “endowed by their Creator”, “truths that are self-evident”, “that
When businesses consider where to locate, many factors come into the decision (in no particular order): 1) how business friendly is the state, 2) how business friendly is the county; 3) how business friendly is the town; 4) what tax incentives are being offered by the city; 5) what tax incentive
Providing our children, our young people and our young adults the tools to excel in life is very important to the success of a community. I’ve become increasingly concerned that our “education systems”, including public-schools, colleges and universities, have been hijacked
A successful business requires providing a product or service that someone values enough to give you their money, it requires identifying and selling the idea of the product to an audience (your customers), it requires a balance of producing the product (what you’re selling) and the
The debate about immigration reform isn’t about if we should allow immigration, it’s about how we do so in a way that protects American sovereignty, respects the rule of law, and is beneficial to all Americans. We must respect
While I was never blessed with children of my own, I started babysitting when I was in 4th grade. After church service ended, you would always find me in the nursery with the toddlers. Around 14 years old, we were living in a military complex with 50+ families that were always in need of
My entrance into the race to run for Congress wasn’t a spur of the moment decision. I considered it for many years before I jumped into the fray.
As a business person, when making any major strategic
Given my family’s military history (my Dad served 20+ years in the Army and my brother serves in a special forces national guard unit) it shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that
I’m a strong supporter of the armed forces.
The budgets should be fully
I’ve been quoted in the press more than once now saying, “that’s not constitutional!”. What do I mean, and why is it important? Constitutionalism is defined by Wikipedia as “a compound of ideas, attitudes, and patterns of behavior
elaborating the principle that the