Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee
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  • Michael Lynch, West Tennessee (2008-12)
         member, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Pat Cummins, Middle Tennessee (2004-08)
         descendant, Cherokee
  • Mark Cantrell, Middle Tennessee (2010-14)
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  • Brent A. Cox (2008-2012)
    444 Cades Atwood Road
    Milan, Tennessee 38358
    731-723-9994

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    Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee


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    A Chance to Rattle Ramsey's Cage

    In this Times News article, Ramsey is whining about the ban on fundraisers.
    Think he would mention Vest's Fake Yuchi tribe doing fund raisers for him a few years ago?





    http://www.timesnews.net/article.php?id=9019357

    Re: A Chance to Rattle Ramsey's Cage

    Muchan Bigwitch
    In this Times News article, Ramsey is whining about the ban on fundraisers.
    Think he would mention Vest's Fake Yuchi tribe doing fund raisers for him a few years ago?





    http://www.timesnews.net/article.php?id=9019357



    i remember reading that article from a link in their email - where a sitting legislator can't fundraise while the general assembly's still in session.

    Awwwww! Poor man, how's a Senator to raise money to campaign on if he's supposed to be busy WORKING FOR THE PEOPLE he was elected to SERVE?!!!

    geez!! If he wants to raise money while working, he IS in the right business (crooked politicians and all that), maybe he just hasn't quite learned to be as sneaky as those on the federal level? And having said that, there ARE some legislators here in TN that HAVE been caught with their hand in the 'cookie jar' .... but they were caught and sentenced: something about a "Tennessee Waltz" was it?

    IF Ramsey wants to be elected, he'll have to do far more than raise money. Here's where you can find his voting record:

    http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=24407

    Under "Indigenous Peoples", there is NO "Sponsorships or Co-Sponsorships Under this Category"


    http://www.votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=24407
    ISSUE POSITIONS: Project Vote Smart does not send the Political Courage Test to this office. Please call our Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE SMART (1-888-868-3762) for more information.

    http://www.votesmart.org/npat_about.php
    What is the Political Courage Test?

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    http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Ron_Ramsey
    From "Ballotpedia":

    * Ron Ramsey's profile at the Tennessee General Assembly
    * Project Vote Smart Profile
    * Campaign Contributions: 2008 (Disclosure reports completed for TN 2008: 2,320 / 2,320 from 290 Recipients:
    TABLE 1: 283 Candidates: 2,264 / 2,264 completed reports)
    , 2006, 2004, 2000, 1996
    * Ron Ramsey's archived profile as a state representative
    * Search the Tennessee Online Campaign Finance
    * Database for records filed by Ramsey.
    * Tennessee Legislative Bills Sponsored and Co-sponsored by Senator Ron Ramsey.
    * Voting record from Tennessee Votes.org

    The names listed for contributions is a virtual "Who's Who" of Tennessee's General Assembly!


    Total Dollars Contributed to Date:
    $23,073,488

    Re: A Chance to Rattle Ramsey's Cage

    Muchan Bigwitch
    In this Times News article, Ramsey is whining about the ban on fundraisers.
    Think he would mention Vest's Fake Yuchi tribe doing fund raisers for him a few years ago?



    http://www.timesnews.net/article.php?id=9019357



    De: "Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey" ron@teamronramsey.com

    January 12th marks the beginning of the legislative session and by
    state law I'll be restricted from accepting campaign contributions
    until the session adjourns.


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