Standing For Life

Standing For Life

I believe in the right to life. As Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence, we are all endowed by our creator with “unalienable rights” to “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness” and government is instituted “to secure these rights.” Life comes...
Healthcare

Healthcare

False Choices In the debate on healthcare, we are being given a false choice. We are told we must either accept giant corporations controlling our healthcare system or turn the entire system over to Washington, D.C. My opponent is currently pushing a plan for a...
The War in Afghanistan

The War in Afghanistan

Ending the War in Afghanistan Every election cycle, we hear empty promises from the Washington politicians about supporting our veterans, but very few take the time to actually listen to what they have to say. Today, huge majorities of American veterans say the wars...
Welfare Reform

Welfare Reform

There will always be times in our lives when we need a helping hand. And if we are going to have a social safety net to catch people when they fall and help them get back up again, we need to make sure that’s what these programs are doing. Instead, steep welfare...
The Economy

The Economy

Liberty is a simple principle: it means we have freedom to live our lives and responsibility for the choices we make. It means we work hard, help our neighbors, never expect a handout and tell the government to mind its own damn business. The problem is that the...
2nd Amendment

2nd Amendment

For Maine to be safe, we must be free to protect ourselves and our families. This is why I authored Maine’s Constitutional Carry law, bringing together Republicans, Democrats and Independents in Augusta to restore our gun rights. Since then, Maine has climbed the...