Fake News Abets Fake Investigation

Fake News Abets Fake Investigation

By Steve Hunley Shoes are beginning to drop as the mainstream media hurries to excuse methods they would have used to ruin careers and lives in other circumstances.  Tucker Carlson had as his guest writer and senior editor of The Federalist Mollie Hemingway last week and I found it both interesting and informative.  Ms. Hemingway […]

Justice Knox and Mayor Rogero

Justice Knox and Mayor Rogero

By Steve Hunley “Collectively, we raise our voice and call for our public officials to hear their constituents,” Reverend Meredith Loftis cried at the Central United Methodist Church. The estimated 2,000 people gathered were some of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero’s constituents. In fact, they represented about 2% of a city of almost 200,000 residents. It […]

Support the Superintendent’s Budget

Support the Superintendent’s Budget

By Steve Hunley The Knox County Board of Education will meet tonight to consider the budget recommended by the superintendent. The superintendent and his staff have reconfigured the budget after the board delayed the vote in the hope of “finding” more money and avoiding cuts to various programs. Having been a member of the board […]

Will TNReady Ever Be Ready?

Will TNReady Ever Be Ready?

  By Steve Hunley Once again the State of Tennessee has been embarrassed by the failure of TNReady. Taxpayers spend $30 million annually to fund TNReady, which is supposed to help gauge the progress of students. It seems every year there is a problem with the testing platform. Amber Rountree, South Knoxville’s representative on the […]

Ethics Committee Witch-Hunt Outrageous

Ethics Committee Witch-Hunt Outrageous

By Steve Hunley The ethics complaint filed by perennial candidate Bo Bennett against Knox County Commissioners Charles Busler and Bob Thomas has gone from a circus sideshow to an outrageous witch-hunt. Bennett’s complaint was based upon little more than a news story in the Knoxville News Sentinel, allowing the joyous opportunity for the Sentinel to […]

Bud Armstrong is Right

Bud Armstrong is Right

By Steve Hunley There are a great many hard-working deputies in the Knox County Sheriff’s Department. Yet the recent controversy between the Knox County Pension Board and Knox County Law Director Richard “Bud” Armstrong illustrates an arrogant sense of entitlement and privilege. Evidently seven deputies have been allowed by the pension board to retire at […]

Fake News is More Common Than Ever

Fake News is More Common Than Ever

By Steve Hunley   Every time President Donald Trump calls out the mainstream media for “fake news” they howl like a hit dog. Despite the fact media figures are indignant at being challenged, the fact is the mainstream media is often biased and just plain wrong. When one source gets the news wrong, it all […]

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