Silver Star Three Bronze Stars, one with V for Valor Six Army Commendation Medals, one with V for Valor Two Purple Hearts Three Army Commendation Medals Two Republic of Vietnam Cross One Meritorious Service Medal
Dr. Albert Schweitzer's famous statement, "To be most effective, your life must be a sermon."
Reason for Seeking Public Office:
I believe deeply in our Constitution and in the values and spirit that made America great. I am running for Congress to fight for a return to our historic principles and freedoms, to help restore integrity and sanity to our national government, and to do all in my power to see that the voices and needs of the citizens of Florida's 1st District are addressed with fairness and respect.
Only when we have cleaned our own house will the U.S. begin to regain its status around the world.
repair our economy fix our broken health care system and improve the Affordable Health Care Act fix educational systems lead in the global conversion to clean, safe, earth and climate friendly sources of energy rebuild faith in our military and our veteran's faith in us reaffirm habeas corpus and the right to a speedy trial as fundamental human rights dismantle our programs of domestic spying return to the rule of law make ours once again a government of, by, and for the people not a government of, by, and for the corporations.