Posts Tagged ‘Tennessean’

A response to Rep. Cooper’s “Slice Government” editorial

April 29, 2010

In Rep. Jim Cooper’s editorial in the Tennessean this week, he attempts to explain how we should “Slice Government, Close Loopholes.”

Rep. Cooper, I must say I was surprised by the content of your editorial. You succeed in bashing former President Reagan for raising spending, yet our current spending level is 1.2% higher (based on GDP) today than it was during Reagan’s Presidency, as evidenced by your editorial. You say the key is to find balance in government. This probably sounds great to most of the folks living in the Fifth District. However, I believe you miss the point entirely.

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A response to Rep. Cooper’s guest editorial

January 27, 2010

Recently, 5th District Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper wrote a guest editorial on President Obama’s successes for the year.

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201001240210/OPINION01/1240355 (more…)