politicians will declare the ambiguous claim of
pro-family. Therefore, I will clearly define what I mean when I say, “I
first responsibility of our government is to protect its
citizens. A strong national defense, supported by dollars-not
our enemies on foreign shores, not ours. A well-equipped and stoutly
border patrol keeps terrorists and the drug cartels off our streets.
federal law enforcement supported by adequate federal corrections
identifies and prosecutes criminals and keeps them behind bars. All of
cannot happen without appropriated federal funding. Well wishes,
visits with lots of pictured handshakes, and flowery thank you speeches
nothing. As your Congressman, I recognize there are bad people in the
that will do harm to your family if given the chance. I will put your
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness first. That is done with
funding, transparently appropriated on a federal budget. Furthermore, I
never legislate away your civil right to protect yourself and your
Second Amendment in The Bill of Rights
guarantees this to every American citizen.
has the duty of protecting our prosperity. That is
energy policy, such as opening the Keystone
Pipeline and expanded domestic drilling bring down gas prices.
fracturing to access shale reserves brings down our home heating bills.
breaks for families who invest in solar and wind home units will offset
investment costs. All of these put money back into your family’s
budget. All of
these energy policies require no taxpayer revenue, merely Congressional
approval for the private sector to pursue them. As your Congressman, I
Families ahead of green energy lobbyists. I will fight to ensure
families receive this vital legislation.
taxation keeps revenue here in our community. If you
are on the top, middle, or bottom of the economic scale, you will keep
your hard earned money. You are free to invest it and grow more jobs in
community, spend it and therefore create more jobs in our community,
or give it away. As your Congressman, I will never forget it is your
the government’s. As your Congressman, I will fight for lower taxes to
your money in your household not in a federal bureaucrat’s coffers.
Finally, I will
never accept the arrogance that thinks it is
the responsibility of the federal government to define to you what is a
It is not a defined power of the Congress. Furthermore, it is unwise to
to federally legislate compulsory family values. Conversely, I will
attempt to replace the family, your church, or your culture with the
government. There is no more certain way to ensure our Nation’s and our
family’s decline. The Declaration of
Independence guarantees your protection of your God-given
right to life,
liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Additionally, I will not allow
foreign power or body, such as the United Nations, to define it or
replace it either.
national defense and law enforcement, protection of
American prosperity, and an uncompromising commitment to American
sovereignty are what I mean by pro-family.