Things I believe: I believe listening is the first step to solve a problem. I believe that this country was founded as "one nation under God" and needs to remain that way. I believe that marriage is between one man and one woman. I believe that the men and women who protect our freedoms deserve our respect and honor. I believe that free enterprise should be just that--free--and not over-taxed or over-regulated by the government. I believe in the right to bear arms and I am a member of the National Rifle Association. I believe that life begins at conception. I believe values need to be taught at home, not legislated from the capitol. I believe government needs to be close to the people, not sprawled on top of them. I believe government should help people, not control them. I believe in common-sense government leadership. I believe in the responsible development of our natural resources while growing our economy through tourism. I believe in protecting small business. I believe in solving problems through working together. I believe the homeless person is just as important as the CEO. I believe Montanans are more alike than different and we can use that to create jobs and strengthen our economy. I believe less taxes help more people than taxing a few to help many. I believe our veterans can be our greatest assets. I believe education is the key to financial freedom. I believe in the good people of Montana making good choices. I believe we need to protect the public's right to access public land.