Okay, so a while ago we learned that there was some poser named Jesse Kelly running in Arizona's 8th District as a "pro-war libertarian". But there's another candidate seeking the Republican nomination and he's been picked up by the big February 17th money bomb as one of the 28 non-incumbents. He definitely appears to be a lot better than Kelly.
Cook Partisan Index Ranking: R+4 (Republican gets an average of 54% of the vote)
-Afghanistan War Veteran
-Senior Pilot in the U.S. Air Force at Davis-Monthan AFB
-Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Northern Arizona University (represent!) in 1998
-Has a wife & two sons
“I am running for Congress because the 2010 election will be the most critical in a generation. Will we surrender our economy and the future of our country to the whims of politicians, or will we rely on the ingenuity of millions of free people?”
-Supports Audit The Fed
-”Government’s responsibility is to provide the necessary climate for the free exchange of goods and services. Such a climate includes a strong, sound currency which is not continuously devalued by a powerful, unelected, and virtually unaccountable central bank. ”
-Far lower taxes, far lower regulations
-On foreign policy: “We must only fight properly declared wars of self-defense and not engage in nation-building and international social engineering.”
-Wants to lower the cost of health care through interstate market competition in the health
insurance industry and also by establishing Tax-Exempt Medical Savings Accounts
-Abolish the 16th Amendment, replace with FairTax*
-Quotes Thomas Jefferson: “that government is best which governs least.”
-Increased border security. No amnesty, no anchor babies, no welfare for illegals. Create a market based system that will help poor legal immigrants get a head start in the state.
-Decrease dependency on foreign oil by increasing nuclear power. Alternative/green energy is okay as long as it's market-run, not government-run.
*the best option would be to not replace it with another tax but it's better than what we have now.
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Anyone in Southeast AZ want to help him?