January 19, 2019

“In Volusia County: VOTE NO.”

Raising taxes is the easy way out. When leaders refuse to represent your best interests, they often attempt to convince us there is a crisis for which they must confiscate more of our income.  Or else the consequences are your fault!  That...

August 4, 2018

I haven’t been a politician, taking tax money for my salary for over 20 years.”

The incumbent has been living off the taxpayers for over 20 years. That’s not what the Founding Fathers of this great United States intended.

Even the first President, George Washington, saw...

July 7, 2018

Probably County Council members who think it will piss off their developer friends.

Volusia County is headed to a crisis. And it’s caused by indecision. It has been building for years. Just like the county morgue fiasco was known three years ago and no action was taken.

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June 26, 2018

Volusia County is suffering from poor management. The County Council finally took action, but not without a lot of pressure from citizens just like you.
 

The County Manager was ‘allowed’ to retire. This well-compensated government employee was in the news repeatedly- e...

June 11, 2018

Last week I had a chance to meet with various groups interested in the welfare of Volusia County. Like me, they want lower taxes, more efficient government, and want to know they are truly being represented.
 

If you’re reading this, you might have been in one of these...

June 2, 2018

Most taxpayers live on a budget so they don’t run out of money before they run out of month.  Each of us have faced times when the budget is uncomfortably tight and we have to make hard spending choices.  When that happens do you typically cut your home owner's insuran...

May 27, 2018

This is a definitive expose by News Journal reporter Dustin Wyatt.  The time line he establishes removes any excuse a county council member or the county manager may use as a shield.

While a few council members, along with the manager and his staff, attempt to say...

May 19, 2018

PUBLIC POISON UPDATE

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Agricultural Environmental Services is taking your concern about the www.bit.ly/poisonpoles seriously. 

On Friday May 18, 2018 they sent an Environmental Specialist to take wood...

April 22, 2018

I am pro-taxpayer., pro-responsible growth.

This series answers the question: “How can you be pro-growth and oppose business tax incentives?”

That’s a fair question which has three essential points. This is the second of three posts on the topic. In this first, we saw ho...

April 18, 2018

It’s simple to research incentive programs to see if others are seeing massive success that we can mimic here in Volusia County.

As a pro-taxpayer and pro-smart growth candidate, I want what works! And if there is evidence that incentives are massively effective, I want...

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