Issues

Safety & Security


The security of our family and loved ones is of great concern. Our government has the responsibility to keep our nation safe from threats both foreign and domestic. That is why we have the strongest military in the world to defend against all foreign powers.

The world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place. There are more threats than ever that we will have to deal with in the coming years. ISIS in the Middle East. Iran becoming a nuclear power. North Korea remains a concern in Eastern Asia. It’s ally in China continues to strengthen its military and economic power.

Having lived in the Middle East for two decades I have seen many of these threats in person. We need strong leadership in Washington to deal with these threats and to keep the strength of the United States the best in the world. It is through this strength that we are truly protected. I intend to support a strong US leadership worldwide.

Immigration & Border Security

An inadequate immigration policy and an insecure border have plagued our country for decades. It seems that every election cycle we hear candidates speak about making changes for the better. Now that we have a President who is taking border security seriously. I intend to support him.We should not equate illegals with those who have strived to keep our laws.

The debate on immigration policy cannot and should not begin until we have secured our borders. We will continue to have problems as long as our borders remain insecure and porous no matter what chanly then, can we begin to fix our immigration policy.

Fiscal Responsibility
NATIONAL DEBT

Like you, I am sickened to see a $20 trillion national debt run up by an out-of-control national bureaucracy. Congress must shoulder the blame along with past administrations for the financial despair that we, our children, and our grandchildren now face. A course change is demanded, and I pledge to fight the reckless spending habits of the past. I reject the notion that pacifying lobbyists and special interests groups is a legitimate function of Congress. These lobbyists and members of Congress are determined to spend more of your hard-earned money. But what have they done to balance the budget?

Balancing the budget and eliminating the national debt will be my top priority as a Member of Congress. I pledge to be a thorn in the side of wasteful spenders in Congress and vote against any attempt to borrow more money to accommodate bad spending practices.

Healthcare Crisis
Over one million Americans each year face bankruptcy do to medical costs! Health care costs are now causing a bankruptcy every 30 seconds!

The Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare is a tax! Americans universally have been calling for the repeal of Obamacare, aka the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and replacing it with a system that is actually affordable. A system that is based on a free market approach that certainly lowers cost and improves care. Uninsurable procedures such as eye care and cosmetic surgery are affordable because government is not involved.

This Congress and president must overhaul the ACA (Repeal & Replace) or see families and businesses suffer needlessly with higher premiums and rationed care. This is not how President Obama, Harry Reid, and Nancy Pelosi presented this program. Their negligence in adopting this poorly-crafted plan is crippling our nation’s health care system. Premiums are sky-rocketing and companies are abandoning the ACA. President Trump repealed the Obamacare mandate, thus reducing a portion of your tax.

As your representative in Congress, I will work to return healthcare to the private sector companies such that it is competitive within a free market construct and is portable for an individual to keep their plan from job to job, location to location, across state lines, without penalty, leaving no one behind.

Additionally, you will be able to tailor specifics within your personal plan to fit your needs—no longer paying for services that you and your family don’t need or want. Most of all, you won’t be taxed!

Jobs, Economy and Accountability

 Are you worried about our economy failing, losing your job or worse yet, not be able to put food on your table?

Jobs created by the federal government are the product of heavy-handed regulation and are regarded as unproductive in that they produce no goods or services desired by consumers. These government jobs are supported by burdening taxes and fees creating a financial drain on the private sector. It is free enterprise that spurs true job growth and economic prosperity, not government.

 President Trump created millions of jobs in his first year in office and cut unemployment historic low levels.

The only way to keep Americans working is to get government off the back of the private sector, and I promise to continue to do just that as a member of Congress.

Like you, I am sickened to see a $20 trillion national debt run up by an out-of-control national bureaucracy. Congress must shoulder the blame along with past administrations for the financial despair that we, our children, and our grandchildren now face. A course change is demanded, and I pledge to fight the reckless spending habits of the past. I reject the notion that pacifying lobbyists and special interests’ groups is a legitimate function of Congress. These lobbyists and members of Congress are determined to spend more of your hard-earned money. But what have they done to balance the budget?

Balancing the budget and eliminating the national debt will be my top priority as a Member of Congress. I pledge to be a thorn in the side of wasteful spenders in Congress and vote against any attempt to borrow more money to accommodate bad spending practices.

Veterans


How many of us have lost loved ones because of an ineffective government run medical system?

My late father, like many Americans in his generation, was a disabled World War II veteran with nine battle stars and multiple ribbons earned in the Pacific Theatre. My father lived to be 91. I am proud of my dad and every man and woman who has raised his or her hand swearing an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Our service to these veterans begins when they leave military service. We should do all we can to bless the lives of veterans and their families. Unless youn. For the last six years of my father’s life he lived with me and I understand the difficulties within the VA. We should insist that our veterans are not let down by the Veterans Administration. It is disgraceful the way the Obama administration has treated those who sacrificed so much in the service of their country. I look forward to defending our military veterans on every front as we insist that they are treated with quality care in an expeditious manner, preserving all benefits and backed up by appropriations that ensure continued care and service.

Energy Independence

As an electrical engineer and former Executive Advisor and Consultant to the Saudi Oil Minister, I have seen the good and the bad of energy policy. The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has been a failure since its creation by President Jimmy Carter in 1977. Established to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, the agency has managed to handicap domestic production of oil and gas in the transportation arena. In the electricity sector, a war has developed against nuclear and coal generation which is unnecessary and dangerous to our economy. All of these efforts by the federal government have driven prices to record highs on virtually every source of energy available to Americans.

On the bright side, we have seen renewable energy establish a foothold with traditional energy sources. Wind and solar have been added to the mix of options available for electricity, and over time, their intermittency may be cured by battery technology.
Renewable energy cannot keep up with the growth America will experience in the coming decades. Traditional sources must be developed domestically for the United States to become energy independent, and that will necessitate the federal government allowing the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and expansion of oil and gas drilling on federal lands.

In Congress, I will support the exploration and development of energy sources on American soil.

Second Ammendment

I am a Life Member of the NRA and support the second amendment. It is the Founding Fathers way of protecting our other rights under the Constitution. While the left tries to assassinate the character of those who belong to the NRA, no NRA member has ever been associated with participating in home grown violence. Not one!
We do not have a gun control problem, we have a cultural problem. Individual accountability and responsibility needs to be taught our homes as well as in our schools.
Dave is a Federal Firearms Dealer. He has an FFL07 license which allows him to buy, sell and manufacture firearms and ammunition. Dave holds the Arizona Concealed Carry Weapons permit (CCW).

Dave has the highest rating from the NRA-ILA, “A”.

Protecting All Life
Are you appalled by the recently passed New York infanticide law? This is horrible. Life is the most treasured gift we have.

The United States has the highest abortion rate out of all Western industrialized nations. There are over 3,000 aborted pregnancies every day. That means that in the time that it takes you to read this paragraph, another child’s life will be ended before it even begins. This is unacceptable. What is even more unacceptable is the notion that the government pay for these abortions in any way through loopholes or subsidies, especially from Obamacare. That means that as taxpayers, we are unwittingly paying for the abortion of a child. I will work to protect all human life, especially the lives of those who cannot protect themselves.

Family First!

Taxes
Who wants to pay more Taxes?

Everyone is a stakeholder, whether we directly pay an income tax, or we indirectly pay tax through higher prices for goods and services. Less taxes trickle down to everyone.

President Trump’s recent tax reform package is trailblazing the way to reducing your taxes.

We need to continue to reduce the tax burden for all Americans and American businesses. We can do this by reducing tax rates, eliminating duplicate or overreaching taxes and any other tax not specifically voted on by Congress.

The federal government does not have a revenue problem; it has a spending problem, and I aim to cure that problem.

What would tax reform look like? One way would be increasing the standard deduction as wells as a simplification of the tax code.

Some ways tax reform may look like would be increasing the standard deduction as wells as a simplification of the tax code.

I would support a fair tax, which is a consumption-based tax, thereby ending the need for individuals and businesses to report income to the IRS as well as reducing the overall size and cost burden of the IRS to the American people.

I also support the elimination of the “Death Tax”, which will preserve our family-based businesses for future generations.

Education
Do you want a limit on you and your family’s ability to forge a better life?

In order for the United States to be competitive in the world economy in the future, we must have a quality education system that prepares our nation’s children. Education begins in the home, and I believe that parents should have the most control in helping their children succeed. The federal government should not withhold funding for bureaucratic mandates or centralized standards. We need an education system that focuses on choice, competition, and local control. Individual states should set standards on education, not the federal government.

Funding needs to get to the classroom and out of the hands of bureaucrats and administrators. Quality teachers, plentiful supplies, and competition will help our students succeed and prepare for their future. This kind of education system will firmly establish the United States as the world’s economic leader for decades to come.

There is no reference in the Constitution for the federal government to be involved in education and education should be regulated to the local school districts.