The election of Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts shows that citizens can buck the political establishment. Now the question is will those who don’t like the direction of things in Tennessee get engaged, and will our state’s … 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
Far too often the entrenched political machinery of the Tennessee Education Association teachers’ union is given more clout and more voice by some legislators than is given to the parents with children in the worst schools. The Scott Brown election … Continue reading →
The Supreme Court’s ruling that Congress’ prohibition against corporate contributions violates the free speech rights of those corporations may mean that the chains the IRS has placed on the First Amendment free speech and freedom of religion rights of pastors … Continue reading →
Washington Republicans owe liberty-loving, fiscally conservative Americans a huge public apology for their complicity in the national health care debacle because their fiscal irresponsibility undoubtedly contributed to the desperation for “change” that produced the current Congress. Republicans, if you want … Continue reading →
Whether the legislature comes up with a teacher evaluation process that qualifies the state for extra federal funds or not, the special session will indeed be “special” if there is also some reform in teacher tenure. Reforming tenure will improve … Continue reading →