Economics

INSURE TENNESSEE LIKELY DEAD- FOR NOW…

While big government plans seem to always somehow resurrect themselves, it appears Governor Haslam’s misrepresentation of the facts regarding Insure Tennessee did not fool the people of Tennessee. For now, either enough pressure was put on Tennessee legislators by folks like you with true fear of this being an election wedge issue, or perhaps a…

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Financial Reform Passes

With the help of Republicans Brown, Collins, and Snowe, Dodd received the 60 <http://www.votervoice.net/link/clickthrough/ext/108593.aspx>  votes he needed to move on to the finally vote on the ‘Financial Reform Bill.’  Tennessee Senators Alexander and Corker voted NO on cloture. New Hampshire’s Judd Gregg proposed an amendment <http://www.votervoice.net/link/clickthrough/ext/108594.aspx>  to prevent Washington from ever using federal funds to…

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Audit the Fed Bill

Since its inception in 1913, the Federal Reserve has helped to devalue our dollar by 95%. During the recent economic crisis, it has poured trillions of dollars into the economy with no oversight, made secret agreements with foreign banks and governments, and has refused to tell Congress who is getting the money or to give…

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Tax Burden of Top 1% Now Exceeds That of Bottom 95%

Source: http://www.taxfoundation.org/blog/show/24944.html July 29, 2009 Tax Burden of Top 1% Now Exceeds That of Bottom 95% by Scott A. Hodge Newly released data from the IRS clearly debunks the conventional Beltway rhetoric that the “rich” are not paying their fair share of taxes. Indeed, the IRS data shows that in 2007—the most recent data available—the…

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Sen. Lamar Alexander on Auditing the Fed

“The audit? It’s a bad idea,” said Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, head of the Republican Conference in the Senate. “It’s a sorry day when the Congress superimposes itself on the Fed, nosing around in monetary policy. It’s bad enough we are nosing around with the car companies.” http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23911.html Response: Is this our Lamar Alexander? Whats…

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Audit the Federal Reserve!

Since its inception in 1913, the Federal Reserve has helped to devalue our dollar by 95%. During the recent economic crisis, it has poured trillions of dollars into the economy with no oversight, made secret agreements with foreign banks and governments, and has refused to tell Congress who is getting the money or to give…

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