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Georgia’s Democratic Congressmen Fail to Represent the People of Georgia

By   /  March 22, 2010  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Atlanta—Georgia Republican Party Chairman Sue Everhart released the following statement in response to the United States House of Representative’s vote to pass health care reform legislation: “Today, the United States House of Representatives ignored the concerns of millions of Americans by voting to pass health care reform legislation, which increases health care premiums, creates [...]

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Isakson: House Vote ‘Ignores the Will of Most Georgians and Most Americans’

By   /  March 22, 2010  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today denounced the passage of the Democrats’ terribly flawed health care bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, because he believes it will raise taxes, raise premiums, cut benefits for seniors and place a massive unfunded mandate on the states. “Today’s action by the House ignores the [...]

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Chambliss Statement on Health Care Vote by U.S.

By   /  March 22, 2010  /  Government, Politics  /   Comments

Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., issued the following statement regarding the passage of the Senate health care bill by the U.S. House of Representatives. “The American people have spoken out against this health care bill and it’s unfortunate that the president and Democrats have chosen to ignore their concerns and force passage,” [...]

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Eliminating medical malpractice premiums

By   /  January 28, 2010  /  Jim Finkelstein  /   Comments

Tweet If you are a physician shelling out tens of thousands of dollars annually for malpractice insurance, you should be screaming at your Congressman and senators right now. Why? Because floating around the House of Representatives last fall was a proposal that would have eliminated all of your premiums — you would have paid $0 [...]

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Tanning Bed Tax? Taxing behavior they don’t like

By   /  January 11, 2010  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Tweet The purpose of government is to handle a few things and leave me the heck alone. Arrest the bad guys, fight fires, enforce contracts, and I’m good. It’s been said before that it’ll happen. I never had a doubt, but I was a little shocked that it happened so quickly … and in the actual [...]

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Government already taking over medicine

By   /  November 23, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Don’t wear a pink ribbon during breast cancer awareness month next October, Congressman Bishop. You didn’t just vote for a government takeover of medicine, you celebrated it with parties at your district offices. Less than one week later, we see what life will be like under your plan. An Obama administration task force just [...]

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Editorial: Sanford Bishop unveils hypocrisy

By   /  November 12, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet According to a report on WALB, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop shows just how much of a hypocrite he really is. He is quoted as saying, “I had to ask myself, ‘What would Jesus do?’” This is a man who votes for a hate crime bill that hurts pastors in what they can say, a [...]

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Why Protest Reform That Would Benefit Us: A Letter To Congressman Bishop

By   /  August 31, 2009  /  Bill Waller  /   Comments

Tweet In a recent article about the protest at Congressman Sanford Bishop’s office against healthcare reform, Congressman Bishop said, “We have the First Amendment in this country, but I find it curious that people choose to protest healthcare reform that would benefit them.” Congressman, you find it curious because at your town hall meeting in [...]

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Outlook: Sanford Bishop out of touch with his constituents

By   /  August 27, 2009  /  Bill Waller  /   Comments

Tweet Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-2-Ga) held his final town hall meeting on healthcare reform Thursday at Albany State University. I attended the meeting to hear what our congressman had to say about the bills. Congressman Bishop said that he had not made up his mind yet about the various bills floating around Washington because they [...]

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Albany Outlook: Health Care Meeting: Democracy in Action

By   /  August 27, 2009  /  Jim Finkelstein  /   Comments

Tweet I went to a town hall meeting last Thursday — and democracy broke out. I fully expected to see members of the lunatic fringe attempting to shout down our congressman or monopolize the microphones. Instead, I was pleasantly surprised to note that our local law enforcement was out in force and, while being studiously [...]

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