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Free Market Principles help make unlikely allies

In April, Tea Party Patriots criticized the so-called “Monsanto Protection Act” because of its cronyism and corrupt nature. This stance for the free market – clearly consistent with free market principles – so shocked critics of the Tea Party that Huffington Post, Russia Today, The Guardian, Grist.org, and many other organizations highlighted the post. Now it’s the Georgia Tea Party shocking supporters of solar power. From Think Progress: The fight to bring cheaper, clean energy to Georgia is uniting some unlikely allies. Renewable energy advocates and leaders of the Atlanta Tea Party are taking on utility giant Southern Co., and its ...

Woodall’s 15 Minutes Of Fame in 2011

A look back at Rep. Rob Woodall’s (R-GA-07) first year in the House. Woodall has now represented Georgia’s 7th District for one full year as member of the 112th Congress, which convened January 3, 2011. According to opencongress.org, Woodall voted with House Republicans roughly 91 percent of the time. The statistic actually earns the freshman a mildly independent voting rank of 177th, meaning that 176 of his 242 House Republican colleagues voted along party lines more often than Woodall did.  According to Open Congress, the average House Republican currently votes with party about 93 percent of the time. In 2011 Woodall sponsored 18 bills ...