Tennessee

Blue Wave 2.0 – The Sequel

In nature, waves are not solitary events. Another wave usually follows. The same is often true for politics. In 2014, the Republican party saw a wave of victories, spurred on by voter apathy and low turnout, resulting in broad based…

A reminder: Marsha Blackburn and Kevin Cramer nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize

Marsha Blackburn is the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate from Tennessee. Kevin Cramer is the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate from North Dakota. These two, along with several other Republican politicians, have some questionable judgement. They think a…

GOP fearmongering over “migrant caravan” is what motivated Robert Bowers to kill 11 people at Tree of Life synagogue

The horrific mass shooting that occurred in Pittsburgh at Tree of Life synagogue was not just a case of random anti-Semitism. The terrorist Robert Bowers was directly influenced by Republican politician and right-wing media fearmongering about the “migrant caravan” of…

GOP Senate candidates refer to asylum seekers as an “invading force” and “armada” in transparent appeals to fear and bigotry

In their continued effort to rile up their base with hatred and bigotry, two Republican Senate candidates took to twitter to paint poor Central American asylum seekers as an organized military invasion. Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee called them an “invading…

Marsha Blackburn voted 9 times to end pre-existing condition protections

Donald Trump and other Republicans are now running around telling voters that they support protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Donald Trump at Kentucky rally, October 13, 2018 “And Republicans only will always protect patients with pre-existing conditions. We’re going…

A reminder: Marsha Blackburn supported Paul Ryan’s attacks on Social Security

Lately, the Republican candidate for Senate in Tennessee, Marsha Blackburn, has been trying to portray her opponent Phil Bredesen, a two term Governor of Tennessee, as being a tool of Chuck Schumer. Of course, this tactic of hers is completely…

Trump says Roy Moore was okay because he was “a Republican candidate”

During Donald Trump’s unhinged press conference on September 26th, he admitted point blank to the unbelievable partisanship that has engulfed the Republican party under Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump: Donald Trump press conference, September 26, 2018 REPORTER: “If I could…

Republicans have now fully abandoned Bipartisanship, Conservatism, and Democracy

An ex-GOP lawmaker tore into the Republican party over their nearly unanimous party-line vote to confirm a Republican operative who had committed perjury and was credibly accused of sexual assault to become a Supreme Court Justice: Ex-GOP lawmaker: ‘There is…

GOP Senate nominee Marsha Blackburn attacks her Democratic opponent for his prudence regarding Kavanaugh confirmation

In one of the strangest political attacks of recent memory, Marsha Blackburn, the Republican nominee for Senate in Tennessee is slamming her Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen for being prudent regarding his opinion on whether or not Brett Kavanaugh should be…

GOP Senators ignored new bombshell Kavanaugh allegation – scheduled rushed confirmation vote instead

A new bombshell allegation against Brett Kavanaugh was dropped today in a sworn declaration: Below is my correspondence to Mr. Davis of moments ago, together with a sworn declaration from my client. We demand an immediate FBI investigation into the…

GOP Senate candidate from Tennessee can’t find time for 2 debates – can find time for 4th Trump rally and fundraiser

Marsha Blackburn, the GOP candidate for Senate from Tennessee has said no to two planned debates, one of them because it “doesn’t fit our schedule”. Republican Candidate for Senate from Tennessee says no to debate because it “doesn’t fit our…

GOP Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn calls sexual assault accusation against Brett Kavanaugh a “smear”

Marsha Blackburn, the Republican nominee for U.S Senate from Tennessee, made known her thoughts on the sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling the accusation a “smear”: AP: Blackburn: Kavanaugh accusations are a ‘delay tactic’ Republican U.S….

Republicans across the country are purging voter rolls – Make sure you are still registered to vote

Republican politicians have made it quite clear over the last 20 plus years that they do not believe in democracy. They have gerrymandered congressional districts, called for “poll watchers” to intimidate people from voting, cut available polling places to create…

GOP candidate for Senate from Tennessee declines 2nd debate – while her Koch brothers cash rolls in

The Democratic nominee for Senate in Tennessee, Phil Bredesen, has agreed to participate in four debates with his opponent Marsha Blackburn. Unfortunately, Marsha Blackburn doesn’t seem to want to debate Phil Bredesen. Times Free Press: Blackburn declines Chattanooga debate invitation…

Democratic candidate for Senate from Tennessee calls for investment in rural broadband internet

Phil Bredesen, former Governor of Tennessee and current Democratic candidate for Senate from Tennessee wrote an op-ed column last week in the Tennessean to call for government investment in rural broadband internet: Tennessean: Invest in Tennessee’s fifth utility: Broadband for…

Republican Candidate for Senate from Tennessee says no to debate because it “doesn’t fit our schedule” – while her Koch brothers cash rolls in

The Democratic nominee for Senate in Tennessee, Phil Bredesen, has agreed to participate in four debates with his opponent Marsha Blackburn. Unfortunately, Marsha Blackburn is just too busy. Commercial Appeal: The 9:01: Blackburn says no to Memphis debate, Harris makes…

Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn is every Corporate Lobbyists’ Best Friend

Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn wants to be elected to the Senate. So, let’s look at her record while serving in the House of Representatives and examine if she has been representing her constituents or corporate lobbyists? Marsha first was elected…