Friday, August 11, 2006

Photo Blogging: On The Road With The Ford Success Express

Hey guys, yesterday I caught up with Congressman Ford and his campaign, as they swung through Maury and Williamson County, on the Success Express campaign bus (which runs on bio-diesel).

The first stop was in Maury County, where Mr. Marvin Sandrell and his family hosted a big rally on his farm. The second stop was the Williamson County fair.

Both stops went very well. The Congressman was brilliant as always, and the people and the energy were just great. You can really tell traveling with the Congressman, that folks all across this state are ready for change, and they know he is the only candidate offering it in this race.

Below, for your enjoyment are some photos I snapped from yesterday while on the trail:

Be sure to catch Congressman Ford when he comes to your city! Click here to see his schedule!

221 Days

Days of Congressional Inaction on Ethics

Above is the number of days that have passed since Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty to bribing Congressman.

It is also the number of days in which Congress has failed to pass an ethics reform bill that would limit private travel, ski and golf junkets, and would call for a full disclosure of expenses by lobbyists on members of Congress.

It is time for Congress to step up and pass an ethics reform bill that would do all of the above. In addition, it is time to end the pork barrel spending system as we know it and establish an independent ethics commission that would review ethics complaints against members of Congress.

I am proud Congressman Harold Ford Jr. is fighting for that reform!

Read Congressman Ford's call for reform of the House rules here!