Archive for February, 2010

TNDP Chair Calls Out Republican Hypocrisy On Recovery Act

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester wants to know how many members of Tennessee’s Republican congressional delegation have requested Recovery Act funding or written letters of support for Recovery Act projects in Tennessee.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp voted against the stimulus package last year and have made critical statements about [...]

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn Embraces Social Security, Medicare Privatization

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester said U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s call to privatize Social Security and Medicare underscores her oblivious service to the elderly and her inability to understand financial markets.

“Most people who invest in the stock market understand the risks involved,” Forrester said. “Congresswoman Blackburn evidently doesn’t. Social Security and Medicare [...]

Chris Matthews Points Out Marsha Blackburn’s Hypocrisy

Monday, February 1st, 2010

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews calls out Rep. Marsha Blackburn for her hypocritical statements during the GOP forum with President Obama:

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President Obama and Marsha Blackburn Debate Healthcare at GOP Forum

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Click here to play the exchange between President Obama and Rep. Marsha Blackburn at the House Republican caucus meeting last week:

Transcript after the break:

CONGRESSMAN PENCE: Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee.

CONGRESSMAN BLACKBURN: Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you for acknowledging that we have ideas on health care because, indeed, we do [...]