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A Completely Useless Legislator

Timothy Kincaid

February 1st, 2008

WE WERE DUPED

The story below is, as best we know, accurate. But the photo we originally used was photoshopped. We’ve replaced it with Stacey Campfield’s official photo.

campfield1.jpgA Tennessee legislator doesn’t much like the gays. Per the Memphis Flyer

Representative Stacey Campfield of Knoxville filed a bill last week that would prevent public elementary and middle schools from allowing “any instruction or materials discussing sexual orientation other than heterosexuality.”

However, it’s not much worth getting riled up about. Campfield biggest contribution to the Tennessee House is warming his chair. As the Knoxville News Sentinel noted (on an unrelated but no less ridiculous issue)

Campfield has failed to win passage of any legislation, much of it controversial, that he has sponsored in recent years.

I guess Campfield is Tennessee’s official state loon.

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David
February 2nd, 2008 | LINK

Mr. Campfield is obviously lacking skills in the winning friends and influencing people department.

That’s too bad. I liked his ideas about “replacing [Tennessee's] food tax with a tax on pornography and requiring the state to issue death certificates for aborted fetuses.”

Zeke
February 2nd, 2008 | LINK

Forty years old and never married.

I’m not sayin, I’m just sayin…

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