Posts Tagged ‘HealthCare’

Why do we need a New Voice?

August 4, 2010

My name is Jeff Hartline, and I am asking for your vote. Tomorrow is August 5th, the GOP Primary election day, and it is time to decide which Republican in Tennessee’s 5th District can defeat Jim Cooper in November. I firmly believe I am that candidate.

A few days ago we laid out a short list of Rep. Cooper’s most economically damaging votes in recent history. The people of the 5th district need to understand the reality of his actions compared to his words. Rep. Cooper has been involved in many key votes during his 18-year tenure. The votes below are some major switches in policy during his tenure.

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Well, that’s one you can’t take back…

May 11, 2010

It appears that someone may have been mistaken when he voted in favor of the HealthCare bill. Congressman Jim Cooper told us he voted for health care reform because it would lower the long-term federal deficit but, once again, he has proven to be wrong on fiscal policy.

The Congressional Budget Office released new estimates today that health care reform will cost $110 billion more than was claimed when Congress passed the legislation last month. In fact, costs are now expected to exceed $1 trillion over the next 10 years. The new CBO estimate wipes out President Obama’s claim that health care reform would reduce the federal deficit by more than $100 billion over the next 10 years.

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