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URGENT – Seniors Deserve Tax Relief

Please contact these key votes on the SB 1427 and ask them to REPEAL the Hall Tax. Call or email now! Hall Income Tax Repeal Vote is TODAY. Gerald McCormick 615-741-2548 Rep.gerald.mccormick@Capitol.tn.gov   Michael Harrison 615-741-7480 Rep.mike.harrison@capitol.tn.gov   Steve McDaniel 615-741-0750 Rep.steve.mcdaniel@capitol.tn.gov   Dennis Roach 615-741-2534 Rep.dennis.roach@capitol.tn.gov   Kevin Brooks 615-741-1350 Rep.kevin.brooks@capitol.tn.gov   David Hawk 615-741-7482 Rep.david.hawk@capitol.tn.gov   [...]


AFP Denounces President Obama’s Political Attempt to Distort Mortgage Market

October 27, 2011

President Obama “can’t wait” to Saddle Taxpayers With $600 Million in Debt

Americans for Prosperity released a statement today denouncing President Obama for yet again seeking to impose his fiscally-unsound agenda by sidestepping Congress. The President’s American Jobs Act, which amounts to yet another mortgage bailout, is being pushed with phony urgency under the slogan “we can’t wait.”

Phil Kerpen, Vice President of Policy at Americans for Prosperity said, “Just last month, President Obama said he wished he could, ‘Work my way around Congress.’ Clearly he wasn’t kidding. The President seems to think of himself as a monarch rather than an executive responsible to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States” Despite years studying and teaching the Constitution, Obama has failed to the grasp the concept of checks and balances.”

AFP in the Daily Caller: Occupy Wall Street dead-ends while tea party movement marches on

October 21, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement is loud but limited. Compare its beginnings with the tea party’s. A month into the tea party’s existence, hundreds of thousands of Americans in thousands of towns and cities had joined the cause. Their message was crystal clear: bring back economic prosperity by cutting government spending and taxation, rolling back intrusive regulations and expanding individual freedom. The rule of law was respected as well.

A month into the Occupy Wall Street movement, we see a few thousand radicals in a couple of dozen big-city liberal enclaves. They’re breaking the law in city after city. And their message? Well, it’s all over the radical left map: demands for debt forgiveness, anti-military diatribes and even calls for the end to free enterprise and the seizure of private property. There are calls for violence mixed with virulently anti-Semitic slurs denigrating the “Jews who run Wall Street.”

Cut Spending Now tour goes through Memphis

October 18, 2011

Americans for Prosperity's Cut Spending Now tour had two great stops in Memphis, TN and Jonesboro, AR on Saturday. What made them great? The dedicated people that showed up with friends and family because they are tired of the continued generational debt Washington is placing us in.

The fabulous restaurant Kooky Canuck was the stop in Memphis. We were thrilled that proprietor, Shawn Danko, opened his doors to us in an effort to spread a fiscally responsible message to Memphis and the surrounding areas.

While the River City brought an energizing start to the day, Jonesboro was filled with fired up activists. Many activists came out in force to the Chick-fil-A on Stadium Boulevard. They signed petitions, picked out some of the awesome Cut Spending Now t-shirts, and gathered information that will be used to educate both themselves and friends/family.

Stand With Gibson this Saturday – Oct. 8th

October 05, 2011

We want to invite you to the ‘We Stand with Gibson’ event happening in Nashville on Saturday, Oct. 8th.

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Saturday, Oct. 8th
2:00 to 4:00pm
Scoreboard Restaurant
(view map here)

This FREE event is to stand up for a great local business here in Tennessee against the overzealous actions of the Obama Administration, and in particular the extreme environmentalist ideology that is crushing our economy, costing us jobs and threatening the good name of Gibson Guitars.

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