Sunday, October 31, 2010

Jim Cooper is now considered "at risk"

In case you missed it, Democratic Rep. Jim Cooper is now considered "at risk" in the 5th District, according to a report last week by the influential "Cook Political Report," (link)
This race is winnable by David Hall.

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Friday, October 29, 2010

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

by John Murphy
(I received the following email from my friend John Murphy. Some of the formatting and highlighting is lost and I have not embedded the links, but this is very good, detailed research and clearly explains why we must defeat Jim Cooper. The links can be copied and pasted into your browser, if one wants to follow the links.)

Early Voting is over, please forward this Email to everyone on you email list. Our last chance to help stop run-a-way spending and unconstitutional bills is on November 2nd

YouCut http://republicanwhip.house.gov/ – a first-of-its-kind project - is designed to defeat the permissive culture of runaway spending in Congress SEE JIM COOPERS RECORD BELOW!

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week1.htm First Proposal: “You Cut” New Non-Reformed Welfare Program – Savings: $2.5 billion, Congressman Jim Cooper voted to continue the spending of tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week2.htm Second Proposal: Federal Spending Cut: Eliminate Federal Employee Pay Raise - Savings: $30 billion over ten years, Congressman Jim Cooper voted to continue the spending of tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week3.htm Third Proposal: Federal Spending Cut – Reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - Savings estimated at $30 billion, Congressman Jim Cooper voted to continue the spending of tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week4.htm Fourth Proposal: Federal Saving Cut – Sell Excess Federal Property - Potential savings of up to $15 billion, Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week5.htm Fifth Proposal: Federal Saving Cut – Prohibit Hiring New IRS Agents to Enforce the Health Care Law - Savings of $5 billion to $10 billion over 10 years, Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week6.htm Sixth Proposal: Taxpayer Subsidized Union Activities – Saves potentially $120 million a year and $1.2 billion over ten years, Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week7.htm Seventh Proposal: – Prohibit Stimulus Funding for Promotional Signage and Recoup Previously Spent Funds – Saves: Tens of millions of dollars, Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week8.htm Eighth Proposal: Prohibit "First-Class" Subsidies on Amtrak – Potential savings of $1.2 billion over ten years, Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week9.htm Ninth Proposal: Bipartisan Proposal to Terminate the Advanced Earned Income Tax Credit Saves $1.1 billion over ten years, Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week10.htm Tenth Proposal: Require Collection of Unpaid Taxes from All Federal Employees, political appointees and civil service employees or face termination of employment. Savings potential – $1 billion. Congressman Jim Cooper voted against the collection of unpaid taxes from Federal Employees!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://republicanwhip.house.gov/YouCut/week11.htm Eleventh Proposal: Reduce Government Employment to 2008 Levels Saves taxpayers $35 billion over ten years. Congressman Jim Cooper voted against saving the tax payer’s money and to continue to expand the Federal Government!

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

Additional Votes cast by Congressman Jim Cooper

Cash for Clunkers - called the Car Allowance Rebate System (C.A.R.S.). Congressman Jim Cooper voted for this tax wasting bill.

SANTA MONICA , Calif. — October 28, 2009 — Edmunds.com, the premier resource for online automotive information, has determined that Cash for Clunkers cost taxpayers $24,000 per vehicle sold.

Nearly 690,000 vehicles were sold during the Cash for Clunkers program, officially known as CARS, but Edmunds.com analysts calculated that only 125,000 of the sales were incremental. The rest of the sales would have happened anyway, regardless of the existence of the program.

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

American Clean Energy and Security Act – H R 2454, better known as CAP and Trade, 26-Jun-2009

Congressman Jim Cooper voted Aye (YES) for H.R. 2454 Cap and Trade Bill

One of the provisions of this bill had it passed the Senate would have had the following impact on every American. To sell your home you would have had to retrofit your home to comply with the energy and water efficiency standards of this Act. H.R. 2454, the "Cap & Trade" bill. In effect, this bill would have prevented you from selling your home without the permission of the EPA administrator. To get this permission, you will have to have the energy efficiency of your home measured. Then the government will tell you what your new energy efficiency requirement is and you will be forced to make modifications to your home under the retrofit provisions of this Act to comply with the new energy and water efficiency requirements. Then you will have to get your home measured again and get a license (called a "label" in the Act) that must be posted on your property to show what your efficiency rating is; sort of like the Energy Star efficiency rating label on your refrigerator or air conditioner. If you don't get a high enough rating, you can't sell. The Congressional Budget Office (supposedly non-partisan) estimates that in just a few years the average cost to every family of four will be $6,800 per year. If would have been the largest tax increase any of us has ever experienced.

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

$814 Billion Economic Stimulus Package – Congressman Jim Cooper voted for this tax wasting bill.

The CBO found that the stimulus package -- with its combination of targeted tax cuts, government-funded construction projects and energy investments -- added 1.4 million to 3.3 million jobs to the U.S. economy from April through June, lowering the overall unemployment rate by 0.7 percent. When you consider there was a net loss of around 3,000,000 jobs during the same period, and official unemployment remains at almost 10% and actual unemployment is well above that (see www.usdebtclock.org) how can the Economic Stimulus be deemed a success?

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

Affordable Health Care for America Act – H.R. 3962, 7-Nov-2009, better known as Obamacare. (See http://www.ncpa.org/ for healthcare analysis – extract from that analysis presented below)

Congressman Jim Cooper voted Aye (YES) for H.R. 3962 Obamacare

Some of the provisions in Obamacare that will impact every American are presented below.

•Beginning in 2014, you will be required by law to have health insurance and to attach proof of insurance to your tax return.
•If you fail to insure, you will be fined — with the penalty rising to $695 ($2,085 per family) in 2016 or 2.5% of your adjusted gross income, whichever is greater.
•If your employer fails to offer you health insurance, your employer can be fined as much as $2,000 per employee per year.
•The type of insurance you must have — including co-pays, deductibles and the employee’s share of the premium — will all be determined by federal regulations, rather than by you and your employer.
•If you are not covered by an employer plan, Medicare, Medicaid or other government plan, you will be required to buy insurance in a government-regulated health insurance exchange, where competing insurers will offer the government-mandated health insurance benefit package.
•How your doctor practices medicine and how you obtain care are likely to substantially change.
•$523 billion of health reform’s first 10-year cost will be paid for by cuts in spending on Medicare enrollees, according to Congressional Budget Office.
•In addition, there are new taxes on drugs and on such medical devices as wheelchairs, crutches, pacemakers, artificial joints, etc. — items disproportionately used by Medicare enrollees.
•Of the 15 million people expected to enroll in Medicare Advantage programs, 7½ million will lose their plans entirely, according to Medicare’s chief actuary, and the remainder will face higher premiums and lower benefits.
•Nearly 6 million retired employees will lose their employer drug coverage, according to the most recent Medicare Trustees report.
•A new tax on health insurance is likely to cost the families of employees of small businesses more than $500 a year in higher premiums.
•A 40% tax on the extra coverage provided by expensive “Cadillac” plans will apply to about one-third of all private health insurance in 2019; and because the tax threshold is not indexed to medical inflation, over time the tax will eventually reach every health plan.
•Scores of other items will be taxed, ranging from tanning salons to the sale of your home, in some cases.
•Health insurers will have to raise premiums for everyone in order to charge people with pre-existing conditions less than the expected cost of their care. Young people, for example, could see a doubling or tripling of their premiums, according to industry estimates.
•In order for employers to provide health insurance (or more generous insurance) to their employees, they will have to reduce what they pay in wages and in other benefits.
•The extra burden on employers could cost as many as 700,000 jobs by 2019.
•Under the law, Medicare fees paid to doctors are required to drop by 30% in the next three years.
•Medicare fees paid to doctors and hospitals will fall below Medicaid levels by 2019 and going forward will fall increasingly behind the rates paid by other patients. By 2050, Medicare fees are projected to be only one-half of what the private sector pays. By 2080, they will be only one-third.
•The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 9 million employees will lose their employer plan.
•Medicare’s chief actuary estimates that 14 million employees will lose the coverage they now have and, of those, about 2 million will enroll in Medicaid.
•A former CBO director is predicting a much larger employer response, with 35 million employees losing their current coverage.
•Loss of Medicare Advantage Coverage. About half of the enrollees in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans (7½ million people) are likely to lose their coverage and will be forced to return to conventional Medicare. If you are able to keep your MA plan, expect higher premiums and fewer benefits.

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

The news media has done nothing to expose any of the information contained above. The media has not ask any questions concerning the burdens that are being placed on the tax payer by the total disregard of any kind of fiscal responsibility by Congressman Jim Cooper. He claims to be conservative, but his track record states that he will vote for every spending bill that comes along and will increase taxes on a regular basis. This country is broke! We have a $13.5 Billion debt and another $110.6 Billion in un-funded obligations for a total obligation of every citizen (man, woman and child) of over $400,000 each. I don’t know about you but I don’t have $400,000 to spare, DO YOU? See: http://www.usdebtclock.org/ We must stop the insane spending on every social program that can be dreamed up, reduce spending and start revising or eliminating programs that were never conceived of or provided for in the U.S. Constitution.

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

Evaluations of Congressional Voting Record Monitoring Groups or Agencies are presented below.

http://www.ntu.org/ Rating by National Taxpayers Union – America's independent, non-partisan advocate for overburdened taxpayers. Congressman Jim Cooper – Party: Democrat Party – State: Tennessee

Year Grade Score Rank

2003 D 28% 269

2004 F 15% 266

2005 D 33% 234

2006 D 36% 229

2007 D 21% 204

2009 F 15% 219

http://www.conservative.org/ Founded in 1964, American Conservative Union ACU represents the views of Americans who are concerned with economic growth through lower taxes and reduced government spending and the issues of liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values and national security. During Congressman Jim Cooper’s tenure as a Congressman he has voted against issues of liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values and national security 77% of the time.

STOP THIS MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://www.nrapvf.org/upcoming-elections/Tennessee.aspx The National Rifle Association of America scores Representatives on their support of the Second Amendment to our U.S. Constitution. Congressman Jim Cooper received a grade of “C” which is “Not necessarily a passing grade. A candidate with a mixed record or positions on gun related issues, who may oppose some pro-gun positions or support some restrictive legislation.”

STOP THIS ANTI U.S. CONSTITUTION MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND. DAVID HALL RECEIVED AN “A”

http://www.nrtwc.org/ The National Right to Work Committee, established in 1955, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, single-purpose citizens’ organization dedicated to the principle that all Americans must have the right to join a union if they choose to, but none should ever be forced to affiliate with a union in order to get or keep a job. Congressman Jim Cooper recently voted for the “Card Check” Bill which if passed will strip workers of their right to a secret ballot election when union organizers target their workplace. This not only nullifies a person’s right to cast a secret ballot, it allows union bosses to intimidate workers one-on-one into signing a so-called union authorization card which would unionize the company automatically. Ask yourself, if you were at the election poles and someone or several someone’s were standing over your shoulder indicating how you should vote, does that sound like the FREE America we have all known in the past?

STOP THIS ANTI U.S. CONSTITUTION MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

http://winteryknight.wordpress.com/2010/10/25/debt-has-increased-5-trillion-since-pelosi-became-speaker-of-the-house/ When Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) gave her inaugural address as speaker of the House in Jan 2007, she vowed there would be “no new deficit spending.” Since that day, the national debt has increased by $5 trillion, according to the U.S. Treasury Department. Pelosi, the 60th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has added more to the national debt than the first 57 House speakers combined. Congressman Jim Cooper who has ran a campaign ad stating that he is conservative and frugally watches over the expenditure of tax payer’s money has voted 9 times out of 10 (THAT’S 90% OF THE TIME) with Rep. Nancy Pelosi. THAT MEANS THAT HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HELPING INCREASE OUR NATIONAL DEBT BY ABOUT $4.5 TRILLION IN THE LAST THREE YEARS! Can you, your children or grandchildren afford this kind of frugal spending?

STOP THIS ANTI U.S. CONSTITUTION MADNESS – VOTE FOR DAVID HALL NOVEMBER 2ND.

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Chinese Professor: turning their back on the principles.

Every American should see this! It only takes 60 seconds to view. Please pass it on.

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Health Savings Accounts to be taxed, regulated.

by guest blogger Matt Nemeth

Look out: the government has found a new way to tax and regulate your life. That is, only if you have a Health Savings Account (HSA).

Starting next year, the IRS will require you to take a doctors note to a pharmacist if you want to buy a simple bottle of over-the-counter Tylenol using your HSA card.

If you’re not familiar with the HSA it is a type of high-deductible medical insurance program introduced to consumers in 2003. Simply put, when enrolled, you have a savings account put into your name. You and your employer can add tax-free money into the account. That money is used to pay your medical bills out-of-pocket. If your treatments exceed your deductible then the insurance portion takes over and pays the rest.

This type of insurance may cost more up front but has a great side effect: individual responsibility. When the cost of a medical bill is put in the hands of the consumer, they tend to make better decisions to save money while maintaining their health.

Another benefit to the HSA is that unused funds will remain in the account indefinitely. So, if you have spent very little money over the years and want to get Lasik surgery, simply use the funds in your HSA to cover the costs.

Of course, since the individual is holding the money, the government sees this as problematic. Under new regulations being imposed by ObamaCare roughly 15,000 over-the-counter medicines will require the note from a physician if you want to use the HSA to buy them.

Who will impose these regulations? The IRS.

If you go against the new law and use your HSA to buy the OTC drugs without a note, then be prepared to pay a 20% tax on the medicine to the Feds. There is no clarity yet if a 1099 or other tax form will need to be filed along with your receipt.

Last I checked we call this an “unintended consequence”.

What other unintended consequences will this create? Well, if you have to go to a doctor to get Tylenol then you may as well ask for its stronger and more expensive version containing Codeine. After all, since you will be paying for the visit to the doctor you may as well make it worth your time. What will that do to drive up the cost of health care?

This shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone, though. The President has seemed to have a certain personal vendetta against the concept of the HSA since he took office. Individual responsibility is a concept that liberals have never been comfortable with.

This election cycle, let’s make sure Washington understands our frustration with ObamaCare and elect people who want to put the power back in the hands of the individual.

Matt Nemeth is the host of the West Nashville Eggs and Bacon Summit. It meets every 3rd Saturday of the month at the Shoney’s on White Bridge Rd. He works as a salesman and is currently the campaign manager for Timothy Lee running for State House. He currently lives downtown with his dog, Sam.

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

$20K Saturday: Raising $20,000 for Final Media Push for David Hall


Hey David Hall Volunteer Army!

Our targeted, grass roots campaign is bearing fruit, and we want to have a media push during the last few days before the polls open on November 2nd, to carry us over the top.

But playing ads on television takes money, so we're calling on you--our volunteer army, to help make it happen.

More than 700 people will receive this email directly from our campaign, and if everyone on the list invests $30 we can raise over $20,000 to broadcast our message to the entire 5th District. (Of course, a contribution of $50 or $100 would be even better.) Our message? That Jim Cooper is masquerading as a conservative or Blue Dog Democrat when in Nashville and voting like a Pelosi liberal when he's in DC. People need to see the facts about Cooper's voting record. And your financial support will make it happen.

Go here to make your secure, online donation before Saturday at 5pm.

Go here to view our "Where's Jim Cooper?" Ad.

Please forward this to like-minded folks in your sphere of influence!

Fire Jim Cooper! Fire Nancy Pelosi! Elect David Hall!

Comment: I just made my $30 contribution. Please, Please do it now. Don't put it off. It is quick and easy and painless. We are in the final lap of the race. Don’t stop now! This could put David Hall over the top. Thanks, Rod

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

End the Murfressboro mosque circus

EDITORIAL: Time for ruling on mosque lawsuit
THE DAILY NEWS JOURNAL • October 27, 2010

Rutherford County Attorney Jim Cope got it right last week when he used the term "circus" to describe Chancery Court hearings on construction of a Veals Road mosque.

In fighting the issuance of more building permits for the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, the plaintiffs and their attorney, Joe Brandon, impugned the character of the county mayor, planning director, several county commissioners and the entire Islamic population — not just the Muslims living in Rutherford County — while also attacking the very essence of Islam as a religion. (link)

Comment: Amen!

I have closely followed the story of the Murfreesboro Mosque trial in the Daily News Journal reports and from time to time I have followed the on-the-scene tweets of Scott Broden. This is high drama, and it is entertaining and disgusting. It is like watching a train wreck.

This trail would make a good screen play. If someone writes the screenplay they would probably not have to use a lot of creative license. The transcript of the trial would be sensational and entertaining enough. The screen play would make a good movie. It is the perfect sequel to the Scopes Monkey Trial. Like Scopes, it features religion, bigotry, and ignorance and takes place in a sleepy Tennessee town. (Well, Murfressesboro is not that much of a “sleepy” town but for the movie it could be portrayed as such.) I which I could have attended this trial. I did not view the trial in person but from what I read I could cast the characters and I can almost envision the movie version of the trial.

Here are some of the highlights and the twist and turns of the trial:

  • Attorney for plaintiffs insinuated that County Mayor Ernest Burgess had a financial interest in seeing site plans approved.
  • Plaintiff's attorney argued the single burial on the site could contaminate ground water.
  • Plaintiffs argued that the Muslim faith is not really a religion and, "Shariah Law is the real issue."
  • Frank J. Gaffney Jr, who is president of the the anti-Islamic, Center For Security Policy in Washington, D.C testified on the dangers of Shariah law but admitted he's not an expert in Shariah law.

There has already been six days of hearings that have spread over a month and the trial resumes November 11. Total cost to the Rutherford County taxpayers is estimated to exceed $40,0000. This is ridiculous. Get on with it!

The Muslim faith is clearly a religion and should not be on trial in Murfressboro. Planning commissions are to consider zoning, and land use and impact on traffic; they are not supposed to conduct investigations of the security risk of a project’s investors. They do not have the expertise or staff.

This trial should have been about the simply question of whether or not the County followed the sunshine law. If someone associated with the mosque project expressed sympathy for the Palestinians during the recent Gaza strip fighting between Hamas and Israel, that should be of no concern to the Planning Commission and should have no bearing over whether or not a building permit should be issued.

What is on trial in Murfressoboro is the First Amendment. I am rooting for religious liberty. End this circus, now!

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

David Hall gets support from Sarah PAC

By: Chas Sisk, In Session, Oct. 26, 2010

David Hall, the Repub­li­can nom­i­nee for the 5th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict seat held by Rep. Jim Cooper, wrapped up a fairly good cou­ple of weeks of fundrais­ing (by his stan­dards) with a $5,000 con­tri­bu­tion from Sarah PAC, the polit­i­cal action com­mit­tee of for­mer Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, accord­ing to a dis­clo­sure filed last week with the Fed­eral Elec­tion Commission.(link)

In the primary, Sarah Palin endorced the Cece Heil candidacy.

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Tim Lee Campaign to City Paper: You Lie.

Mr. George,

I am the campaign manager for Timothy Lee who is running to be the House Representative for District 55. Today I read the endorsements that you made in the City Paper (http://nashvillecitypaper.com/content/city-voices/voter-s-guide-city-paper-endorsements).

Your endorsement of Gary Odom comes as a surprise - not because you threw your weight behind a 22-year incumbent but because you out-right lie about how this decision was made.

"After candidate interviews and deliberation, decisions were made..." Really? When did these interviews take place? Tim was not interviewed nor was any interest expressed to learn more about him. Based on what you wrote in your own editorial section you have lied.

If you claim that you have not lied, then please, tell me something about Tim that is not listed on his website. Something that would indicate you took the time and patience to speak with the very person who is putting his name and personal finances on the line in order to be elected to public office.

I would like to know the following:

- What source did you reference to learn more about Tim Lee and thus decide to NOT endorse him?
- When was the last time you actually spoke with Tim?
- You have 22-years of voting history to judge Odom, what information about Tim did you use to create a level and unbiased playing field on which to choose your endorsement?

If you cannot provide this then please admit in a follow-up piece that you have not actually spoken with the candidate.

You have every right to make any endorsement you wish. The issue is in the betrayal of your own audience's desire to read an honest publication. This is something you have failed to provide. Please call so we can discuss.

Regards,

Matthew Nemeth
Campaign Manager
Committee to Elect Timothy Lee

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Monday, October 25, 2010

High Cost Of Security Could Slow Mosque Construction

"the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro is spending $5,000 a month on a private company to provide security at the construction site. That's money the Imam said could go toward construction." (link)

It is a shame that vigilantism can deny someone their freedom of religion. If someone starts a legitimate "Friends of Religious Freedom" fund drive to help pay the cost of providing security, I will contribute.

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David Hall will be a guest speaker at the Tea Party Express!

The Tea Party Express is coming to Nashville TOMORROW and David has been invited to be a featured guest speaker! Don't miss this exciting opportunity to rally with like-minded conservatives and take a stand for our freedoms.

The event starts at 4:00pm and is located at Scoreboard Restaurant across from Opryland Hotel:
2408 Music Valley Dr
Nashville, TN

Click here for a map

David will speak to the crowd and his remarks will also be broadcast via live video streaming to the network of Tea Partiers across the nation! To find out more about the Tea Party Express or watch videos from their previous stops across the nation go to their website: http://www.teapartyexpress.org/
David hopes to see you there!

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Hall-Cooper NWPC event cancelled.

The following was just received from the Hall Campaign:

Hey friend of the David Hall for Congress Campaign!

We appreciate the support of those of you who have purchased tickets or planned to purchase tickets to a previously advertised forum between David and Congressman Jim Cooper this Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at 7:00am.

Unfortunately, we were not able to come to mutual agreement on the terms of the event with the event's organizers, the Nashville Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), so we notified them on Wednesday of last week that we could not participate. It was simply too important to David that people not be forced to pay to attend the only head-to-head discussion of the issues between the two candidates.

The NWPC has stated that they will provide a refund of the ticket price to persons who contact Joyce McDaniel at NWPC@Nashvillewpc.com and request a refund before noon on Oct. 26, 2010.

Nonetheless, we hope you will keep your schedule open on Friday morning to allow you to participate in an alternative and free forum between the two candidates. We'll be sending more information as soon as it is available.


We need a real debate between Hall and Cooper, not a "forum" loaded with a Cooper-friendly audience.

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Belle Meade Police Chief confirms ‘signgate’ story.

In response to my request for additional confirmation of the political yard sign stealing incident in Belle Meade, I received the following email from the Belle Meade Chief of Police:

I can confirm that Ms Barclay had contact with Sgt. Dale Corter on October 21st at 9:14 p.m. Sgt. Corter observed her removing a David Hall sign from private property. The matter is still under investigation at this time and I cannot release any further information until the issue is reviewed by the DA’s office to determine if any charges can or should be filed.

There are still some questions about who had permission to do what. We hope to have this case closed by early afternoon at which time I will be happy to release the requested information.

Thank you,

Chief

Tim Eads

Belle Meade Police Department



The fact that someone is stealing political yard signs is not really newsworthy; it happens in almost every campaign. I have been the victim of it when I was a candidate and my opponents also claimed they were the victim of it and I know I have never stolen a yard sign. Yard signs do disappear. Sometimes, I suspect it is the work of over zealous supporters of the candidates; probably people not even associated with the campaign. Sometimes I suspect that a homeowner changes his mind or a spouse or other family member objects and removes it after one family member has given permission. And, probably some are just ripped up by mischievous kids.

What makes this case so interesting is that the person accused of stealing the yard sign is a lawyer, a person of stature in the community, someone with a reponsible important job, and someone who is closely connected to the candidate.

Krissa Barclay is not a kid or just some overly enthusiastic supporter who spontaneously decided to take a yard sign.

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Make calls for Obama!

This is fun, fast, quick and easy. I just "called" several hundred of these. They were all "GOP Supporters" or "NO" or "wrong number" or "deceased."

Do it! Spread the word.

Organizing for America Friend --

This movement is about people like Kelsey K.

Kelsey is a 63-year-old part-time teacher from Greencastle, Indiana.

Last week, she made more than 200 calls to make sure Hoosiers in her community are planning on voting this fall.

She talked to a 19-year-old recent high school graduate. He's currently unemployed and living with his mom, a single parent. Kelsey talked to him about the importance of this fall's elections, and she secured his commitment to vote.

And she got him so fired up that now, in between job-hunting, he's calling up his former classmates and making sure they're committed to voting on November 2nd, too.

Conversations like that one will win help us win races this fall. That's why, today, we're launching our 7 in 7 campaign -- reaching out to voters 7 million times on the phones and on the doors in seven days -- right up to the start of the final GOTV push next weekend.

Join supporters like Kelsey and use our call tool to make calls right now, or commit to doing it in the next seven days:

Make calls now

Make calls this week

Kelsey also spoke to a brother and a sister who are both away at colleges in Iowa and in New York. They voted two years ago -- and hadn't even realized that there was an election going on this year.

Now that they know, they're planning on voting -- and they're reaching out to all of their friends on Facebook, making sure they're committed, too.

Kelsey's calls put words in motion -- each person securing the commitment of the next, and propelling this movement forward.

Our call tool has never been easier to use -- just one click and you're brought to a person to contact in your area and a script to guide you.

But without supporters like you -- the tool is just a webpage. Pixels on a screen.

You make it work.

And the outcome of this election is in your control -- you have the power, right now, to make sure folks make their voices heard at the polls this fall.

Can you join Kelsey and the tens of thousands of supporters like her who are reaching out to voters every day?

http://my.barackobama.com/ReachOut

Let's go have the conversations we know change the outcomes of elections.

Thanks,

Natalie Foster
New Media Director

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Gonna Have a Tea Party by Bruce Bellott


This is a Nashville Tea Party song. I love it!

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Where's Jim Cooper?

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Jim Cooper as "the Man with Two Faces"

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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Great Video! Call me Senator; don't call me Ma'am.

This is the best political video of the year!
There is nothing that beats heaping ridicule on a pompous liberal ass.


I remember when this incident occurred. My thoughts were, "What an arrogant bitch."
Her pompous sense of self importance, her inflated ego and her contempt for the military disgust me. This incident was reason enough for me to hope she is defeated. If you missed the original incident, here it is:

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Update on Belle Meade ‘signgate’

It is confirmed that indeed, Krissa Barclay was caught by Belle Meade police attempting to remove from someone’s yard a large David Hall yard sign in the early morning hours of Thursday October 21.

Krissa Barclay is not Jim Cooper’s campaign manager as previously reported but a campaign “field rep.” When captured by police attempting to remove the sign, she reportedly told police she was Cooper’s campaign manager.

Krissa Barclay is a well known person active in Democratic Party politics in Davidson County. She has been involved in numerous political campaigns. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Women’s Political Caucus, serving as the current Membership Chair of the organization. She is an employee of Ferrell McDaniel company, an association management and political action committee development firm.

Below is Krissa Barclay’s bio as published on the Nashville Women’s Political Caucus website:

Krissa is an independent campaign consultant and is also affiliated with The Ferrell McDaniel Company. Since January, 2003 she has managed political campaigns for Metro Council, Davidson County Judicial and Tennessee State Representatives candidates. Previously she worked as an aide to Congressman Jim Cooper during his 1994 U. S. Senate bid. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Nashville School of Law. Currently she is an executive member of the Davidson County Democrat Party and the Immediate Past President. She is also a member of the Davidson County Democratic Women and the Delta Zeta Heart of Tennessee Alumnae Chapter. She is on the board for the non-profit Enplay and the Woodmont Christian Preschool Auxiliary Board. She volunteers with Mending Hearts.

David Hall’s campaign has been having a problem with large signs in Belle Meade be taken out of people yard during the night. Hall had contacted the Belle Meade police and asked them to be aware of this and keep an eye out. When caught in the act by the Belle Meade police, Krissa reportedly told police that she had permission from the property owner to remove the sign. The property owner denied giving her permission.

According to my sources, Krissa claimed to have an email from the property owner giving her permission to remove the Hall sign. Police have asked her to produce the email and if she cannot, she has been told she will be charged with a crime.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

You won't believe who has been defacing David Hall yard signs.

High level informed sources tell me that last night, Belle Meade police stopped a person on the corner of Harding Place and Lynwood Blvd defacing a David Hall for Congress campaign sign on private property. That person was none other that Rep. Jim Cooper's Campaign mgr, Krissa Barclay. She is also a former Chairman of the Davidson County Democrat Party and VP of Membership of the Women's Political Caucus. This report needs confirmation, but I am accepting it as true.

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Governor Bredesen Agrees with David Hall on Obamacare

NASHVILLE: David Hall, the Republican nominee for Congress in Tennessee's 5th District, commented on an op/ed published by Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen in the 10/21/10 edition of the Wall Street Journal. The entire article, criticizing the Democrats' version of health care legislation, may be accessed here.

Said Hall, "I appreciate Governor Bredesen's candor in going public with his concerns about what is commonly known as Obamacare. I agree with Governor Bredesen that our federal deficit is at unsustainable levels, and that America can ill afford to add to the deficit with another entitlement program. Governor Bredesen and I also agree that the unintended consequences of this gargantuan bill are worthy of a WSJ op/ed."

Hall continued, "At a joint appearance several weeks ago, career Congressman Cooper had the gall to say that he thinks the only reason we voters don't like Obamacare is because its too complicated for us to understand. I have more respect for voters in the 5th District than that, and I have a hard time believing that Governor Bredesen isn't sharp enough to see the beauty in the legislation either."

Audio and video of Congressman Cooper's remarks at the First Baptist Church of Capitol Hill Candidate forum on Oct. 10, 2010 may be viewed online here.

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Phil Bredesen: Obamacare's incentive to drop insurance

Tennessee's Democratic Governor Phil Bredesen, a man who knows a thing or two about health care issue, today had an article published in the Wall Street Journal in which he explains why and how Obamacare provides incentives that will cause employers and local governments to stop providing health insurance coverage for their employees. This is an excellent article that explain what is wrong with Obamacare and the consequences of this legislation. Please follow this link to read the full article: ObamaCare's Incentive to Drop Insurance.

Below are excerpts from the article.

Our federal deficit is already at unsustainable levels, and most Americans understand that we can ill afford another entitlement program that adds substantially to it. But our recent health reform has created a situation where there are strong economic incentives for employers to drop health coverage altogether. The consequence will be to drive many more people than projected—and with them, much greater cost—into the reform's federally subsidized system. This will happen because the subsidies that become available to people purchasing insurance through exchanges are extraordinarily attractive.
The authors of health reform primarily targeted the uninsured and those now buying expensive individual policies. But there's a very large third group that can also enter and that may have been grossly underestimated: the 170 million Americans who currently have employer-sponsored group insurance. Because of the magnitude of the new subsidies created by Congress, the economics become compelling for many employers to simply drop coverage and help their employees obtain replacement coverage through an exchange.
The disaster that is Obamacare is a train wreck that is about to happen. It will bankrupt this nation and it must be repealed and Congress should pursue market-oriented and patient-centered reforms.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Winfield Dunn Campaigns for David Hall

NASHVILLE: David Hall, the Republican nominee for Congress in Tennessee's 5th District, welcomed the endorsement of former Tennessee Governor Winfield Dunn during a day of campaigning at early voting sites in Davidson County on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010.

In his remarks to volunteers preparing for a day of neighborhood canvassing, phone banking and working the polls, Governor Dunn stated, "This campaign reminds me of my first run for office, when so many people had written off the idea of a Republican being elected Governor of Tennessee. I admire David and his family and this remarkable grass roots campaign. David has earned my vote by virtue of his courage, humility and hard work." Dunn continued, "It is time to replace Jim Cooper with someone who will bring Federal spending under control and who will stand up to Nancy Pelosi and Washington special interests. I believe David Hall is that man, and I am looking forward to casting my vote for David Hall."

In 1970, Winfield Dunn decided to run for the Republican nomination for governor of Tennessee. Republicans had not even fielded a nominee in the 1966 election. Dunn defeated four primary opponents then defeated his Democratic opponent to become the first Republican elected governor of Tennessee in half a century.

Said Hall, "Governor Dunn's excitement about our campaign's momentum and the potential of replacing career Congressman Jim Cooper is inspiring. He has long fought for conservative ideals in Tennessee, and he--like a majority of his fellow residents in the 5th District, is eager to have conservative representation in Congress. I am thankful for his support."

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Tennessee Conservatives Fund makes liberals go nuts!

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Dear Friend,
Today the Tennessee Conservatives Fund was featured on the front page of The Tennessean and the liberals who read the article online went nuts. I encourage you to read the article and, if you have the stomach for it, the responses. Below is an excerpt.
Tea Party In Tennessee Gives Late Boost To Candidates
A group of tea party activists from around the state is banding together to try to extend their influence as candidates approach the finish line in next month's elections.
A
line-up of leaders from several tea party groups, including organizations based in the Nashville, Memphis and Chattanooga areas, has endorsed a slate of challengers for state and federal offices. The group also has formed a political action committee, Tennessee Conservatives Fund, and named an outgoing state lawmaker to raise funds for tea party candidates.
The activities are meant to give tea party candidates a boost in the waning days of the campaign and lay the foundation for a more active Tennessee tea party movement in future elections.
-- more --
Our activities are clearly making a bunch of anti-liberty, big government activists very agitated, and that's exactly as we like it. We are fighting to restore our Constitutional form of government and the eternal principles of liberty.
Sincerely,
Rep. Susan Lynn
Chairman
Rep. Susan Lynn, Chairman

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Charles Williamson gets Tennessee Police Benevolent Association Endorsement

Williamson Identified as Pro-Law Enforcement
Nashville, TN - Conservative candidate for State Representative, Charles Williamson, has received an endorsement of his candidacy from the Tennessee Police Benevolent Association, a division of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

"I am honored to receive this endorsement," Williamson, a businessman and rancher says. "I believe in the laws of our state and want to see those laws enforced. I support and respect the men and women who put themselves on the line every day to protect the citizens of Tennessee."

Williamson learned of the endosrsement in a letter from L. Beth Dyke, president of the Tennessee Benevolent Association.

"We will ask our members, their friends and families, and all citizens who respect the strong and efficient enforcement of our laws to cast their ballots in the upcoming election in your favor," Dyke wrote.

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Inc. is a professional association comprised of more than 20,000 law enforcement officers employed by federal, state, county and municipal governments.

Charles Williamson is the Republican candidate for State Representative in District 51 which includes parts of Madison, East Nashville, Inglewood, Old Hickory, Lakewood, Pennington Bend, Neely's Bend, Hadley's Bend and Hermitage.

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Monday, October 18, 2010

Join me in making calls for our candidates

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Phones for our Candidates
and Phood
for You!




We invite you to join us at the
Davidson County Republican Party Headquarters
to make phone calls from our
Voice-Over IP Phone System.

Delicious hot 'phood' will
be served!


Early voting has begun...your calls will make a difference for
our candidates!

WHEN
Tuesday - October 19th

Thursday - October 21st
6 - 8 pm

WHERE
DCRP Headquarters

2416 21st Ave. So.
Nashville, 37212
615.320.9018

If you plan on coming please contact Diane di Stasio
Email: dianedistasio@comcast.net
or call
615.364.0422


Visit our website at:
www.davidsoncountygop.org

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Islam is a religion

What! What? You mean it is not a cult or an ideology or a way of life? That is what Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey wondered aloud at a campaign stop a few months ago when asked if Muslim should have the right to build a house of worship in Murfreesboro. He said he supports the first amendment but wondered if if applied to Muslims because, you see, Islam might not really be a religion.

Hundreds of bloggers and chatters, more adamantly than Ramsey, have been saying the same thing, declaring that Muslim Americans are not eligible for the same First Amendment Freedom of Religion as other Americans. All we have to do to deny them their First Amendment rights is to decide that the Muslim faith is not a religion.

As nutty as that sounds, it has been gaining ground. I have heard otherwise perfectly sane people make that argument to me. In Rutherford county, opponents of the planned mosque filed suit against Rutherford County officials, accusing the county of improperly giving notice of the meeting at which the construction of the Mosque was approved, claiming the Planning Commission violated the sunshine law. The lawsuit also argues that Islam is not a real religion, but instead a political movement.

Today, the U. S. Justice Department has joined the debate and said that Islam is a valid religion. I welcome the U. S. Justice Department filing a brief in this case. If every local government gets to decide which religion is a real religion, there are parts of Baptist East Tennessee where, I suspect, Roman Catholicism would be declared not to be a real religion. I suspect that the Church of Scientology, Jehovah’s Witness, and Mormon’s would also not make the grade of “real” religions.

In their brief filed in the case, the Department of Justice said, “Every court addressing the question has treated Islam as a religion for purposes of the First Amendment and other federal laws. No court has held otherwise. Islam falls plainly within the understanding of a religion for constitutional and other federal legal purposes…”

OK, so this faith, which is one of the big three monotheistic religions, practices by 23% of the world’s population or about 1.57 billion people may really be a religion after all? It is if you believe the U. S. Justice Department.

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Hall and Cooper to meet again

at
THE NASHVILLE WOMEN'S POLITICAL CAUCUS
Jim Cooper and David Hall

Friday, October 29

7 am Registration

7:30 Breakfast and Panel Discussions

Breakfast Forum featuring the 5th Congressional District candidates

at The Mad Platter Restaurant
1239 6th Avenue North. Nashville, Tennessee

$15 members $20 non-members

The Nashville Women's Political Caucus is an organization with a membership that is mostly Cooper-fiendly. Friends of David Hall need to buy the non-member tickets while supplies last.

Cooper is working to fill the room...let's do the same! Limited Seating!

Register on line: http://www.nashvillewpc.com/

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Charles Williamson gets Tennessee Conservatives Fund Endorsement

Charles Williamson

Charles Williamson for State Rep, District 51

vs. Mike Turner

Old Hickory, TN

www.charleswilliamson.net
Charles Williamson couldn't allow one of Tennessee's most liberal legislators and active Democrat fundraisers another term in office without a fight. Charles is a successful businessman with experience as a geologist and a bison farmer in Goodlettsville. He hopes to lead the effort to stop illegal immigration into Tennessee, supports free market solutions, and the Healthcare Freedom Act. He opposes an income tax and wants more restrictions on property-snatching eminent domain. Support for Charles Williamson is imperative to the defeat of 10-year liberal incumbent Mike Turner who has the same amnesty, healthcare, and big government agenda as Barack Obama and is ready to give away our state's sovereignty. Turner has voted to provide drivers licenses for illegal immigrants and against procedures to verify citizenship status of detainees at correctional facilities. During debate on the Healthcare Freedom Act, Turner called us racists for opposing the Obama agenda. Listen here. Mike Turner would prefer we all lay down and accept whatever the federal government gives us, but Charles Williamson is standing up and fighting for Tennessee.



These great candidates need your help! Please join their campaigns, call from home, or send them money. We will all reap the rewards in November!


Rep. Susan Lynn, Chairman

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Got a phone? Have some fun. Sabotage their effort!

I belong to Organizing for America so you don't have to.

Read the following OfA letter. Click on the link at the start of the letter.

I must say, it appears the Democrats are far more organized and making better use of new technology than the Republicans. From your home computer you can have a call list with no effort. Of course the program could have some glitches or drawbacks but I am impressed.

I wonder if Mary P Cantrell is going to get numerous calls? The link in my letter had her as the first contact and a letter sent to someone else also had her as the first contact, so the link must have the same list sent to everyone. I am not sure how this works.

A member of the nine 12 Project Nashville list serve posted this message which I endorse:


Okay, want to have some fun?

Obama's organization which, by the way campaigns 24/7/365 not just near elections, has sent out to his people (that's us, right---aren't we his people? Doesn't he represent us?) a way of having phone numbers and matching names of potential voters.

Both President Obama and I are asking you to man the phones and call voters.

Follow their instructions but of course be sure to suggest that you ask the person you've called to vote for our people.

You might point out to them that the democrats complained about George W. Bush's creation of a huge deficit but that the democrats, who have been in control of Congress for six years are the body who determines what, where, and how much money our federal government will spend. Under the dems, the deficit has risen to a number 3 times greater than when GWB was president.
Inflation is at 10% or greater in most areas of the country and if the person you're calling wants to perpetuate this destruction of America they'd best vote democrat...but you could mention that there are other choices toward responsible government.

You can do it.

Shall you make ten calls? Why not? Have a little fun.
I did not do what the writer at 9-12 project suggested. This is what I did. I did not actually call the people. I filled out the form and alternated between listing the phone as "wrong number" or "GOP supporter." I also occasionally put in a "does not speak English" and "deceased." Maybe that screws up their database. If you don't actually make the calls this is quick. You can zip through about 30 names a minute.

Go ahead. Have some fun. Sabotage their effort!

Organizing for America
Friend --

There's something we all need to do. Please click this link -- right now.

A person's name and phone number are going to come up on the screen. You'll see where this person's from -- it'll likely be a town somewhere in your state -- and how old they are.

Right now, all across the country, thousands of us are doing what you just did. Then, we're picking up our phones, and we're dialing the number beneath the name. And then -- along with those reaching out to folks from the doorsteps and the sidewalks -- we're starting a conversation. It's incredibly powerful.

We're calling today "Change by the Million" -- because we know this is absolutely the most effective way we can reach people. And together, we'll reach out to folks 1 million times before the day ends. But to do that, we all have to pitch in.

Click here now to get started.

At first, the name that appears is just that -- letters on a screen. Look harder.

This person could be a college student who voted for the first time in 2008 -- and has lost interest since then. Not currently planning on making it to the polls in 17 days.

It might be a single mom who isn't sure if she'll have time to get out of work, pick up her kids from school, and still make it to her polling location on Election Day. No one's really talked to her about why it's worth it.

Maybe it's an electrical worker who recently lost his job. He voted for President Obama -- but hasn't been feeling engaged the past year. He's frustrated -- and no one's talked to him about why his vote matters.

Right now, you can be the person who makes sure each of them is committed to vote. You can be the person who reminds them why their vote matters. And you can be the person who ensures that they're standing in line at the polls on November 2nd.

The votes may be counted on Election Day -- but that's not when elections are won. They're won right here, on days like today -- with conversations on doorsteps and on the phones. Conversations like the one you're about to have. Conversations that determine who shows up at the polls -- and who stays at home.

So, please -- don't linger on the sidelines. Don't take a pass and assume there might be a better time you can pitch in, or another way you can be effective.

This is the best time -- and this is the best way.

So jump on the phone -- there's someone who needs to hear from you.

Click here to meet them:

http://my.barackobama.com/CallNow

See you out there,

Natalie

Natalie Foster
New Media Director

P.S. -- Tomorrow, the First Lady and the President will be leading a rally together in Columbus, Ohio. You can watch live here. The rally begins at 6 p.m., and the President and First Lady are speaking at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.



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Ben Cunningham speaks at West Nashville Eggs and Bacon Summit

Ben Cunningham, Tennessee Taxpayer Revolt, with Matt Nemeth, West Nashville Republicans, at Saturday's summit.

Before there was a Tea Party, there was Ben Cunningham's Tennessee Tax Revolt, Inc.

"In 1999, we came within five votes in a 99 seat House of passing a state income tax," Cunningham warned West Nashville Republicans over coffee Saturday morning. The 2002 Income Tax Protest at the Capitol was what he called "an epiphany" because people had grasped the reality that they had get involved.(Photo and story from Dru's Vues, too. Read more.)

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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Tennessee Conservatives Fund endorses David Hall

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Dear Friend,
I am very pleased to announce our most recent endorsement - David Hall for Congress in Tennessee's 5th Congressional District.
David HallDavid Hall surprised the local media and various political pundits with his win in the August 5th Republican primary race for Tennessee's 5th Congressional district in Nashville and parts of Wilson and Cheatham counties. The Tennessee Conservatives Fund has taken an interest in this race in part because David Hall has made this unlikely race competitive through an unrivaled persistence and work ethic in contacting voters directly through door knocking and phone calls. This is the tactic that earned Hall a huge upset against much higher-profile candidates who had the backing of Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee.
The Hall campaign reported last week that hundreds of volunteers turned out on Saturday, October 9th and made nearly 15,000 voter contacts, and they plan to do the same this Saturday. In fact those wishing to participate should visit the Davidson County Republican Party Headquarters today at 2416 21st Avenue South in Nashville or contact brianna@davidhallforcongress.com. At 9:00am former Governor Winnfield Dunn will be on hand to announce his endorsement of David hall.
Tennessee 5th Congressional DistrictIn addition to Hall's conservative stance on a number of issues, the TCF has also targeted this race because of Jim Cooper's reckless spending votes over the past two years. Despite the Cooper campaign running laughable television ads flashing piggy banks and claiming Cooper is fiscally conservative, his record shows that he voted for the trillion-dollar healthcare bill, Cash For Clunkers, Cap and Trade, stimulus and for the biggest budget deficit in American history. The budget deficit may be even larger this year but Congressional Democrats have refused to pass a budget for fear of revealing the depth of their spending to the American people.
Cooper's most contentious vote was in favor of the deeply unpopular Democrat healthcare bill. The NASHVILLE SCENE reported that after Cooper cast his vote for government healthcare he said, "I find much of the bill deeply flawed," but he didn't think it would become law anyway. This and other votes have earned Cooper a failing grade from fiscal watchdog groups like Citizens Against Government Waste, though Cooper can claim support from liberal groups like the ACLU, numerous national unions, and the Hispanic supremacist group La Raza.

David Hall is running largely on conservative fiscal policy and simplifying the tax code, with a notable endorsement from renowned economist Arthur Laffer who created the Laffer Curve. He also claims membership to the NRA, Tennessee Christian Chamber of Commerce, and is pro-life. Hall is a general contractor and electrician who has been a small business owner since 1989 and currently owns and operates DavidHallHomes.com. David is strongly supported in his campaign by his wife Michelle and five children, who have tirelessly campaigned throughout the Nashville community.
The TCF has endorsed David Hall through use of our selection criteria that limits support to strong conservative candidates who are facing liberal incumbents in a race widely supported by Tea Parties and liberty groups.
I urge you to take action this weekend to help rid us of lying Jim Cooper and replace him with a true fiscal conservative.
Visit the Davidson County Republican Headquarters starting at 9am Saturday to phone bank or go door to door.
Contact brianna@davidhallforcongress.com to volunteer.
Make a contribution to the David Hall campaign.



Sincerely,
Rep. Susan Lynn
Chairman
Rep. Susan Lynn, Chairman

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Friday, October 15, 2010

Sherry Jones explains how raising taxes creates jobs


Candidate Forum, September 30, 2010, Haywood Hills Lutheran Church, Nashville, TN
59th State House candidates,
Sherry Jones, 'Democrat Incumbent & Duane Dominy, Republican Challenger
Elect Duane Dominy

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