Supporting education, healthcare, the environment and integrity.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, that the United Sates ratified in 1948, at Article 25, mandates that all Americans are entitled to basic healthcare. This is a basic human right that cannot be ignored. In many respects, this is a goal that we have aspired to since that time, although unsuccessfully.
President Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris, at first glance, appears to be a disaster for the environment. However, I am heartened by the manner in which states, cities, NGOs and individual citizens have rushed to fill the gap left by a now failed U.S. leadership. I believe that the U.S. will meet and surpass the Paris goals regardless of the president.
As I met with hundreds of voters, one theme was repeated over and over to me: that Florida political system is corrupt. Further, many felt that changing the system would be difficult, if not impossible. I both agree and disagree. Yes, Florida politics are corrupt; changing the system will be difficult, but not impossible.