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Candidate Calls Ethics Complaint "Obama - Pelosi Chicago Style Gutter Campaign"

Posted by McLaughlin6298 on October 24, 2012 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Candidate Calls Ethics Complaint "Obama - Pelosi Chicago Style Gutter Campaign" (


According to 67 year-old Virginia House "all she and her husband wanted were a Will and John Stevens,AttyIrrevocable Trust setup for to leave their small estate" to family.

Now she has filed an Ethics Complaint against John Stevens, Huntingdon attorney and State Senate candidate, claiming the couple received no service from Stevens after he took their $500.00 fee.

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STATEMENT: Romney Pays Lower Rate than Middle Class, Hides Wealth and Income

Posted by secretary.ocdp on September 21, 2012 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

September 21, 2012



Chicago, IL— Obama for America released the following statement from Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter on Mitt Romney’s 2011 tax returns:

“Today’s release of Mitt Romney’s 2011 tax returns confirms what we already knew – that people like Mitt Romney pay a lower tax rate than many middle class families because of a set of complex loopholes and tax shelters only available to those at the ...

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Posted by secretary.ocdp on September 20, 2012 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Democratic Homecoming Reception

September 27th, 2012 5:30pm

Boling University Center at UT Martin

Wayne Fisher Dr. Martin, Tn.

Tickets are: $15

Democratic Candidates will speak. Come and join fellow Democrats and share fellowship, food and fun. This event is hosted by the Weakley County Democratic Party, Weakley County Federation of Democratic Women and the UT- Martin Democrats.

Wayne McLaughlin

OCDP Secretary



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Letter from Brad Thompson

Posted by secretary.ocdp on September 19, 2012 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear Friend:

Here in Rural West Tennessee, we're raised with strong values. That includes being respectful of our elders like saying "yes, ma'am" and "no, ma'am," and "yes, sir," and "no, sir" when we are youngsters.

That includes taking care of our seniors when they are older and need our help.

My parents made sure that I had a healthy respect for my elders, and something I have enjoyed for more than twenty ye...

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Ours is a future filled with Hope.

Posted by secretary.ocdp on September 19, 2012 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Last week, President Obama accepted his party’s nomination and laid out the choice American voters have between two fundamentally different sets of values that would guide our country. Introduced by his wife and partner Michelle Obama, the President reminded us that hope is “not blind optimism, not wishful thinking, but hope in the face of difficulty, hope in the face of uncertainty—that dogged faith in the future which has pushed this nation forward even when the odds are g...

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People of Faith

Posted by secretary.ocdp on September 19, 2012 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

President Obama on Monday made a campaign pitch to “people of faith” in which he reaffirmed what he called his “unwavering” commitment to “protecting religious liberty.”

“I know faith is often used as a wedge in our politics, and with a new election year comes new attacks,” Obama said in the video. “The American people should know this: In a changing world, my commitment to protecting religious liberty is and always will be unwaverin...

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Andy Holt (R) Anti-Worker

Posted by secretary.ocdp on September 17, 2012 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Ricky Waggoner, President



Two years ago State Representative Andy Holt walked into my office and boldly proclaimed the reason the plant was shutting down was due to the greed of the workers. Andy said more than once the workers were overpaid. As we all know this is the farthest thing from the truth. A few months later, Andy attempted to get a bill passed that restricted the rights of workers on a picket line. In a phone conversation with m...

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Know Your Voting Rights in Tennessee

Posted by secretary.ocdp on August 7, 2012 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Public Chapter No. 323 requires all Tennessee voters to provide Photo Identification (ID) before voting. Public Chapter No. 423 provides Tennessee voters free phote ID for the purpose of voting. Both Public Chapter no.s 323 & 423 goes into effect on January 1, 2012.

What types of photo ID are allowed.

  1. Tennessee Driver's License
  2. Valid photo ID issued by a branch, department, agency or entity of the state of Tennessee, any other state or the U. S. authoriz...
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At the Kitchen Table (Brad Thompson)

Posted by secretary.ocdp on August 3, 2012 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Brad for State Senator ~ District#24-Tennessee



Dear Friends,






On Sundays after church, I'm around the kitchen table, giving thanks and enjoying great food and quality time with my family, just like most people across our district. But it's getting harder for all of us to do that because of high sales taxes in Tennessee.



Tennessee ranks the highest in the n...

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OCDP Meeting 8/4/12

Posted by secretary.ocdp on August 1, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Obion county Democratic meeting is hosting their monthly meeting Saturday 4 August. 2012 9am sharp. Guest speaker will be mark Maddox. All are invited to attend this meeting of the Obion County Democratic meeting. We have alot to talk about. We are located at 302 S. 2nd St., Union City, TN. 38261.

Brad Thompson News

Posted by McLaughlin6298 on July 23, 2012 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Focus on: 'Jobs, Education, and Reducing Partisanship'



Brad stopped by the The McKenzie Banner recently to talk to Editor Joel Washburn about critical issues facing the 24th District. A few excerpts from the interview, published July 17:



"Job creation is a process, not an event," said Thompson, who indicated he understands economic development in rural markets.



In regard to educati...

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Old Truman Day Dinner News

Posted by secretary.ocdp on July 20, 2012 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Truman DayDinner News


Local Democrats gather for annual Truman dinner

By: John Brannon Messenger Staff Reporter

Posted: Monday, November 16, 2009 9:15 pm


Messenger Staff Reporter

Two of northwest Tennessee’s elected officials — state Rep. Judy Barker and state Sen. Roy Herron — were guest speakers at a Truma...

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Brad Thompson runs for State Senate District 24

Posted by secretary.ocdp on July 20, 2012 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Brad Thompson, a longtime community advocate for northwest Tennessee, formally announced his candidacy for State Senate District 24 Friday citing his career of strengthening the area’s infrastructure and growing the local economy.

The district includes Benton, Carroll, Gibson, Henry, Obion and Weakley counties.

A civic leader, farmer, educator and Bible class teacher, Thompson said he will focus on results for working families, and he’ll work across party lines ...

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