In our blog, read about the political and cultural issues affecting Tennesseans written from a conservative perspective. Commentaries are typically written by David Fowler, an attorney who served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President.
Capitalism and Marxism: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
Apr 22, 2022 by David Fowler
Tennessee’s legislature recently enacted a bill requiring public schools to teach the “virtues of capitalism . . . as compared to other . . . economic systems such as communism and socialism.” I would have voted for the bill, I supp...
The Futility of Conservative Politicians and Christian Political Organizations-Cause and Correction
Feb 25, 2022 by David Fowler
Last week a pastor well known in certain Baptist circles in Tennessee texted these words to me after receiving my new book about the United States Supreme Court, The Naked Court-Understanding and Resisting a Damnable United States Supreme Court, &ldq...
CPED is Real and Deadly; State Politicians Are Highly Susceptible
Feb 17, 2022 by David Fowler
After meeting this week with a respected state legislator who I personally like and whose moral values I share, I left disheartened. CPED is killing our nation. I fear those now trying to recruit candidates to run for the legislature will not look fo...
The Tennessee Legislature Reconvenes with Primaries Looming Ahead
May 22, 2020 by David Fowler
The Tennessee General Assembly reconvenes June 1, and it is still up in the air as to how much regular business it will conduct. I suspect it will be rather short, because primary season will be around the corner. But I have come to believe that perh...
What to Make of Congressman Green’s Prescription for Saving America
Jan 3, 2020 by David Fowler
On January 1, the U.S. representative from Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District, Mark Green, penned an editorial in which he said, “I’m more convinced than ever that the only thing that will save America is what started America: F...