As a Conservative

I generally believe in policies which promote individual freedom, personal accountability, lower taxes, smaller government, and a strong military.

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Economy & Jobs

I believe supporting small businesses is the path to a thriving economy, along with fundamental objectives such as: relieving regulation on businesses; allowing people to build businesses with as little risk as possible; attracting foreign investment by creating an attractive business environment for both domestic and international companies; lowering taxes for everyone; getting rid of tariffs to achieve low-cost product inputs and therefor produce low-cost products; and allowing businesses to thrive or fail based on competition and the quality of their products and services. Build a thriving economy and jobs will naturally improve.

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Environment

As an avid surfer, I appreciate a clean ocean and eliminating ocean contamination from water runoff and other factors. I take pride in clean beaches where my daughter can run around and play.

I subscribe to the GOP’s standard position, that “environmental problems are best solved by giving incentives for human ingenuity and the development of new technologies, not through top-down, command-and-control regulations that stifle economic growth and cost thousands of jobs”.

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Healthcare

I think it’s time to abandon the partisan divide, bring smart minds together to recognize the problems with our current health care system and propose solutions. Together we can come to a meaningful middle-ground, where access to essential health care is achieved without placing a financial burden on future generations of Americans.

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National Security

I support the President’s National Security Strategy. We need strong border protection, efforts to curb terrorist activities, a strong economy, and a strong military force.

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Second Amendment – Gun Policy

I subscribe to an “Originalist” view of the Constitution, and oppose any attempt by a government official or entity to infringe on the people’s right as explicitly protected by the Second Amendment and clarified by the Supreme Court in Heller.

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