I have many heroes. As I have embarked upon this congressional race, I have looked to Davy Crockett, a Tennessee backwoodsman who loved his country and went to Congress to be a “citizen legislator.”
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Today is a banner day for our campaign. For those of you that have been following along, we appreciate your continued support. We have two big announcements today, so let’s jump right in.
Observing Congress over the past thirty years has led me to a singular conclusion: The government our Signers and Framers crafted has been prostituted by men and women seeking political power by catering to the wants of special interest groups. Whether they are Defense Contractors, Big Pharma, Big Energy, Environmentalists, Trials Lawyers, Unions, Auto Manufacturing, Insurance Companies, Banks, Investment Houses, or whatever, lawmakers have voted in the interests of these constituencies because they provide them big bucks and big power.
The first National Tea Party Convention in Nashville, Tennessee concluded on Saturday night with a ringing affirmation of the nation’s founding principles and a commitment to the support of candidates who uphold these principles, regardless of party. These people are worthy of our thanks as they have stepped forward to say that our country is in need of a return to the founding principles that made us great. They have moved beyond sign waving and slogans and have planted the flag of political liberty for patriots to rally around.