Many of my fellow activists support a limited, constitutional government as well as legislators who will respect our liberty; unfortunately, we are often disappointed. For those of us on the right side of the political spectrum, we are told time and time again to support the Republican candidate, regardless of who he or she is and what he or she stands for, arguing that this candidate must be better than the Democratic alternative. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that when we elect candidates based upon labels rather than a shared political philosophy, we promote self-serving politicians rather than the principled statesmen we so desperately need in Richmond and Washington D.C.
However, every once in a while a candidate comes along that “gets it”, one who understands that our rights naturally come from our creator and are not merely granted by some benevolent government power. We need men and women who will work to shrink government to its proper role, not merely making big government more efficient. We crave legislators who possess the needed courage to say no to the establishment in both parties when they tread upon the rights of the citizenry. I firmly believe that Nick Freitas is one such person and he is the Republican nominee for the House of Delegates in the 30th district.
I had my first opportunity to speak to Mr. Freitas in August of 2014 and, since that time, I have constantly been impressed with his knowledge, drive, and determination to promote values that he, I, and countless other Virginians share should he have the opportunity to serve the people of our Commonwealth in the General Assembly. Although a trait shared by only a handful these days, I find the thought of his election quite exciting.
Although I may not live in his district, nor am I a member of the Republican Party, I believe that Nick Freitas would be an excellent addition in the Virginia House of Delegates. Therefore, I wholeheartedly endorse his candidacy and strongly encourage the people of the 30th district to cast their vote for Mr. Freitas in the November election.