I heard from a number of “new” RINOs after last week’s commentary, and they, like me, are increasingly frustrated with the direction of our government. This week I’d like to suggest something more radical than a mere change in the … Continue reading
About David Fowler
David Fowler served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President in 2006.
Entries by David Fowler
Soon the Tennessee Senate will vote on a bill telling courts that any undefined word in the Tennessee Code should be given its normal and ordinary meaning. The bill is needed because judges increasingly like to give otherwise unambiguous words … Continue reading →
As I’ve watched Republicans over the last few years, I have developed an uneasy feeling that I am becoming a RINO, a term which, to the political novice, means “Republican In Name Only.” That may shock my conservative friends, but … Continue reading →
Two weeks ago, a state judge ruled that he could rewrite a statute expressly governing a husband and a wife so that it applied to a wife and a wife. A number of Tennessee legislators were hopping mad, but particularly … Continue reading →
There is supposed to be a balance of powers between the three branches of state government. But that balance is out of whack, tilted in favor of the supposed “least dangerous branch”—the judiciary. The proverbial tail, in this case the … Continue reading →