On Monday, Republican candidates Mark Gonsalves and Jacqueline Tseng spoke at a meeting hosted by the Forsyth County Tea Party. Both are among 14 candidates – nine Republicans and five Democrats – who are hoping to replace Rep. Rob Woodall, who announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election for the seat he has held since 2011.Read More
As the number of candidates seeking the seat for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District climbs, Republican candidate Mark Gonsalves is hoping to separate himself from the pack.
Gonsalves, a businessman and entrepreneur, is one of nine candidates vying to become the Republican nominee for the seat after incumbent Rep. Rob Woodall announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election for the seat he’s held since 2011.Read More
Restoring Fiscal Discipline to the Federal Government
The United States is running annual deficits of more than $1 Trillion dollars. Our national debt has grown from $6 Trillion to more than $22 Trillion since 2000. Almost a 4-fold increase in less than 20 years.
We will soon leave to the next generation a Social Security and Medicare system headed directly toward bankruptcy…Read More
Step 1 on the Road to Fixing Health Care
Health care is eating 18% of our Gross Domestic Product, more than any other nation on earth, up from 4% when I was a teenager.
Americans are by far the world’s largest consumers of health care, yet few know the real cost of a visit to a doctor, or the tests ordered by doctors. We don’t know the real cost of the prescription drugs. We don’t know the true cost of a hospital visit…Read More
Fixing Immigration and the Crisis on the Border
No sovereign country can remain sovereign absent secure borders.
A country that cannot control its borders cannot control its destiny.
Throughout our history immigration has helped fuel our economic engine and make us a vibrant, more prosperous country. But we, and we alone, should decide who comes in and who does not…Read More
Stopping the March Toward Socialism
Anybody who has studied the rise and fall of nations…anybody who has studied history…anybody who is reasonably well read knows that the quickest route to economic prosperity is capitalism.
Capitalism isn’t perfect, but history teaches beyond any doubt that it is a system superior to socialism or communism…Read More
America Must Stop Fighting Wars Without End
The U.S. military is deployed in more than 150 countries around the world. More than 165,000 military personnel serve outside the United States.
We station in excess of 25,000 troops in South Korea; 35,000 in Germany; more than 55,000 in Japan. We have troops in Thailand, Singapore, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Australia, Bahrain, Egypt and Rumania…Read More
Millennials Face the Worst Debt Crisis of Any Generation in History
There was once a time when society placed a high priority on higher education; a time when the older generation went out of their way to bestow to the young a better start than the one they had.
For good reasons. Society needs well educated young people entering the workforce, grabbing good paying jobs, paying federal taxes, contributing to the Social Security and Medicare Fund, buying homes, owning cars, having children and raising families…Read More
A Real War Against the Opioid Epidemic
The opioid crisis is destroying us from within. Last year, 70,000 died from opioid abuse, twice the number killed in traffic accidents, and a 4-fold increase from 10 years ago.
It is forcing our Courts to separate addicted children from parents; addicted parents from children. It is taxing the resources of law enforcement trying to stop turf wars among gangs, shut down drug cartels, and medical personnel who must constantly respond opioid related emergencies…Read More
Containing China’s Threat to the United States
For years, the United States looked the other way as China manipulated its currency, ran up huge trade surpluses with the United States, stole the intellectual property of U.S. companies, and tolerated leaders of a Communist regime who lied about what they were doing.
What was happening was known to our ruling class. There were reasons they remained silent…Read More
Protecting the Second Amendment
Our Founding Fathers enshrined the second amendment into the Constitution and it means what it says; that the “right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.” The language is clear and absolute. Count me among those who will vote to preserve this right for all law-abiding Americans.Read More