Freedom is the protection of private property under the rule of law.
Simply put, Martin favors people keeping their private property.
Martin is anti-tax, anti-deficit spending, and anti-government debt.
In 2002, U.S. tax receipts were $1.85 trillion. Today, the estimate is $3.46 trillion, an 87% increase. In 2002, the federal budget was $2 trillion. Today, the federal budget is $3.9 trillion, almost double. In 2002, the year our present representative took office, the national debt was about $6 trillion. Today, the national debt is $20 trillion, a three-fold increase in the national debt.
What do we have to show for increased taxes, spending, and debt? In 2002, 19 million people were on food stamps. Today, over 43 million people are on food stamps.