I think every generation worries about the legacy that they are going to leave for their kids – at least I hope they do. So I ask you, what legacy are we going to leave for our children? Are we going to have the courage to make the tough decisions and do what’s right? Or are we going to stand by and watch as the nation crumbles around us?
For far too long government at all levels have been spending our hard-earned money like they’re playing a game of Monopoly. And it’s not just happening in Washington D.C. but right here in League City too.
In the last two years alone League City has approved over $200 million in new spending causing our city’s debt to increase by an astounding 65-Percent.
We are told that all this spending is for infrastructure but the new civic center is not infrastructure. We already have a civic center which was just remodeled and yet the city saw fit to build another. The hike and bike trail is not infrastructure. I’m not opposed to a trail system but we could put in decomposed granite for a fraction of what we’re spending on concrete plus it’s a non-porous surface which won’t add to the city’s flooding problems.
These are just a few of the many examples of the out-of-control spending in League City. To fix this we have to elect people who understand that every penny that government spends was earned by someone else’s hard work.
We have to elect people who understand the difference between wants and needs.
Twenty five years ago I answered the call of freedom when I enlisted in the U.S. Army. I served my country on the Czech border and was there when the Berlin Wall fell. I also served my country on the battlefields of Desert Storm where I was awarded two medals for leadership.
I believe my country is calling me again. The great Edmund Burke once said “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
I cannot sit idly by while our country and our city are being spent into oblivion. Let’s let our legacy be that we had the courage to fix the debt crisis rather than saddling our kids with even more debt.
Together WE can do it but I need your vote on November 6th.