Healthcare

Government intervention in healthcare always results in increased regulation and higher costs. Obamacare costs too many people the insurance that worked for them, and replaced it with more expensive plans that do not. Premiums are more expensive and deductibles are now unaffordable for most families. Supply is diminishing as small practice doctors are leaving the market. The misnamed Affordable Care …

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Energy

While innovations in the oil and gas industry have made energy cheaper, and clean coal technology has made coal burning more environmentally friendly, our energy supply still faces threats. Steps need to be taken to further secure our energy distribution, such as the electrical grids, reserve depots, and ports. Additional threats to our energy supply are EPA political agendas. Ideologues …

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Federal Debt

Federal debt should be an emergency measure in times of war and severe economic depression. Using federal debt as a means of funding daily operations is irresponsible and self-destructive. Most of us remember clearly the demise of Enron, WorldCom, and Lehman Brothers. We could also look at the economic woes brought about by debt-funded spending of European nations such as …

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Role of Government

The role of government is well articulated in the Preamble of the Constitution: establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity. The government’s overreach into our lives has resulted in Texas ranchers having their land confiscated by the BLM, Obamacare has left people …

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2nd Amendment

The federal government has no authority to regulate ownership and possession of arms; the 2nd Amendment is unambiguous on this matter. Some betray liberty seeking to undermine, erode, and otherwise put asunder this fundamental right of the people. It is essential that we be vigilant in guarding this imperative of the Bill of Rights.

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States Rights

The 10th Amendment was written open-ended for a reason: the framers of the Bill of Rights wanted to ensure that the federal government was limited to specific roles and all other authority would be retained by the several states. The U.S. government has trampled upon this Amendment with impunity and with the consent of an activist judiciary.

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Pro-Life

Among those “unalienable rights” to which the Declaration of Independence asserts, is the right to life. Life begins at conception.

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Budget and the Economy

If we shall, as a nation, persist to enjoy the fruits of liberty for ourselves and our posterity, we must manage our business with wisdom and discretion. We must budget within the means of revenue. Congress needs to create an economic environment that allows American businesses to compete well on the international stage: less oppressive regulatory environment, repeal onerous and …

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Education

Government intervention has created a travesty of education; teachers are hindered from teaching,students are bogged down from excelling. We need to repeal ‘No Child Left Behind Act’ and get federal bureaucracy out of the classroom. Local and state governments can and should handle the management of their schools.

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Immigration and Border Security

The government’s responsibility for national security demands a secure border and enforcement of our immigration laws. Therefore when people enter the country illegally, they should be deported per existing law. If local officials offer sanctuary, they should be treated as one aiding and abetting a criminal. Immigration is foundational to who we are as Americans, but it should be managed …

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