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Monday, January 17, 2011

Bredesen's final mistake

Oh. I am sure many would make an argument for his moves on health care or spending for some research project that will never yield fruit but you would be wrong oh mighty reader. Bredesens final mistake?

Was in his final speech as governor.

He said when offering advice to the incoming Governor...

Do what I did. Look out the window for a minute at some of the statues on the grounds of the Capitol, and comfort yourself with the though that there are very few statues of critics. They only build them of doers.

Well, I hate to let him down but as with many things the left says and does, possible good intentions, but wrong. They did build a statue for a critic. There is a statue to a critic in Tennessee. In fact, it is one of the few that IS on the grounds of the state capitol. It is quite prominent and not far from where Phil's own office window was. The state statue is for Edward W. Carmack.

From Wikipedia...

Edward Ward Carmack (November 5, 1858 – November 8, 1908) was an attorney, newspaperman, and political figure who served as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1901 to 1907.

Following his political service, and after an unsuccessful run for Governor of Tennessee, he returned to his job as editor of the Nashville American. He was shot to death on November 8, 1908 over a feud precipitated by his editorial comments in the paper

1 comment:

  1. Darn those newspaper people. Always reporting on politicians and watching what they say and what they do. How dare they tell the public what goes on in the cloak rooms and the halls of the legislature! Darn that First Amendment! If only it only applied to politicians and not the public!


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