Asks activists to contact Representatives Arlington, VA – Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest advocate for economic freedom, is asking its more than two million activists nationwide to take action to help prevent a bad deal from going forward. AFP President Tim Phillips said, “It’s deeply disappointing to see Speaker Boehner and President Obama [...]
Releases list of nine “naughty and nice” legislators Arlington, VA- Today, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nation’s leading grassroots advocate for economic freedom, announced the release of a new Lame Duck initiative aimed at pressuring Congress to refrain from raising taxes. The effort, “Merry Taxmas” presents AFP’s initial list of naughty and nice legislators and [...]
Retro-Themed Game Allows Gamers to Bag Bad Policies ARLINGTON, VA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nation’s leading grassroots organization in championing economic freedom, recently released its most innovative educational outreach message yet, in the form of a computer game titled “Lame Duck Hunt.” In Lame Duck Hunt, free-market economic policy meets today’s techie culture [...]
Here are the Nashville Metro Council who voted for the whopping 13% property tax increase: ‘Taxpayer Zeros’ Megan Barry, At-Large Member Ronnie Steine, At-Large Member Tim Garrett, At-Large Member Charlie Tygard, At-Large Member Jerry Maynard, At-Large Member Lonnell Matthews Jr., District 1 Frank Harrison, District 2 Walter Hunt, District 3 Brady Banks, District 4 Scott Davis, District 5 [...]
Dear Councilmember Phil Claiborne,
Elected officials have a responsibility to those they are elected to serve.
They have a responsibility to listen to their constituents, to work in the best interest of the community and to be an effective steward of taxpayer funds.
Unfortunately, Metro Councilmember Clairborne, you have failed in the most basic responsibility: to be civil.
Recently a number of Nashvillians contacted you expressing their opposition to Mayor Dean's 53-cent property tax increase. The communications were respectful and focused on the policy.
Unfortunately, the folks who took the time to contact you on an important matter facing the city, received a derisive, wholly unacceptable reply.
Below is one Nashvillians response from your email address:
From: Phil Claiborne <---@bellsouth.net>
Sent: Wed, May 16, 2012 4:24:09 PM
Subject: RE: Cut Spending, Do Not Raise Taxes