Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

What do you believe in?

April 14, 2010

My wife and I have been blessed with three wonderful children. If you don’t know us very well, you should know that our children mean the world to us. As of April 3rd, we also have three grandsons. It’s hard to see how life could be better.



Rep. Cooper plans to vote Yay

March 21, 2010

Rep. Jim Cooper, (D-TN5) has announced his plans to vote in favor of the HealthCare Bill being considered in Washington D.C. today.

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The Bribery House rules

March 18, 2010

Watching the United States Congress these days reminds one of the phrase, “Do as I say, not as I do.” We have developed exponential rules upon rules for lobbyists and their contacts with legislators, rules for campaign finance and execution, rules for everything. The one place we have developed few rules is the United States Congress. At least our expectations point to that fact.


The Time for Talk is over

March 16, 2010

This past week, the President proclaimed that the time for talking about his Government-controlled health insurance legislation is “over”. “The American people deserve an up or down vote.” Sounded good. Since then, the President has fired up the Presidential 747 time and time again to visit the states and districts of Representatives whose vote he needs to pass this liberty-killing, budget-busting legislation.


What “Job Creation” really means…

March 12, 2010

What does $787 billion look like? Can you see it? Can you imagine how truly enormous that sum is?

Our government has been trumpeting the success of the 2009 Federal Stimulus bill for months, and it’s time we do one important evaluation: Job Creation. This link is a website created for disclosing the facts and details of the package. Let’s take a quick look.


The TN State Income Tax revisited

March 10, 2010

During former Governor Don Sundquist’s administration in Tennessee, he made a move to enact a state income tax. Despite a constitutional ban on such legislation, the Democrat legislature deemed it possible that the left-leaning State Supreme Court might “look the other way” in rendering the Constitution saying something opposite of what it actually said.

Sen. Jim Bunning – a man of the People

March 10, 2010

If you’ve been watching the news over the past week, it’s likely that you’ve heard about Senator Jim Bunning, R-KY and his one-man revolution in the Senate. While the President and members of the House and Senate were arguing over Health Care reform, Bunning was standing up for the American taxpayer.


Health Care – Is there a solution? Part I

March 4, 2010

The single hottest issue in politics at the moment is Health Care in America. Many people have asked that I post on how I would work to “fix” the issue of Health Care in America, so I am attempting to do so in a series of three posts that will go up over the next few days.


Press Release 2.26.2010 – Health Care Summit in D.C.

February 26, 2010


15+ years experience in HealthCare sector for candidate

Mt. Juliet, TN – Jeff Hartline, a Republican candidate for Tennessee’s 5th District congressional seat, released the following statement Friday morning.

“Yesterday our President and members of the Congress met for an entire day to discuss healthcare reform. This “open-door” session was a waste of taxpayer time and money, and today we are no closer to a decision than we were on Wednesday. The President’s goal of winning support failed.”


I am a Citizen Legislator

February 26, 2010

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.”