Sharon Cooper is currently serving her sixth term as the State Representative for the 41st District of Georgia. In 2002, she was elected Caucus Chair by her Republican Colleagues, and in 2004, as the Majority Caucus Chairman, she became the highest ranking woman in the Georgia House.Currently Rep. Cooper chairs the Health and Human Services committee, one of the busiest committees the House. Rep. Cooper is also a member of Rules, Judiciary Non-Civil, and Higher Education committees. In 2007, in response to her ever increasing committee responsibilities she assumed the role of Caucus Chair Emeritus. Rep. Cooper holds several degrees, including a BS in Child Development; a MA in Education and MSN in Nursing. Sharon has written two textbooks on Psychiatric Nursing and in 1994 she authored the original edition of Taxpayers’ Tea Party—a how-to book that encouraged the average citizen to become politically active.
Chuck Asay has been a political cartoonist for over 30 years, drawing cartoons for The Taos News, The Colorado Springs Sun, and The Gazette in Colorado Springs. He is retired as a staff cartoonist but still cranks out four cartoons each week for Creators Syndicate. He won an award for the “Best of the West” cartoon in 1989, the R. C. Hollies Award in 2000 and is a two-time winner of the H. L. Mencken Award. His award-winning views appear in publications nation-wide and he gets lots of hate mail.