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 […]

Sanctuary From the Law and Reason

Sanctuary From the Law and Reason

By Steve Hunley President Donald Trump’s Justice Department suing the State of California can come as no surprise to any rational person.  A battle has been raging well before Trump’s election in 2016 over immigration policy in this country.  California has for decades brazenly harbored illegal aliens.  Leftist politicians have routinely protected illegal aliens over […]

When Government Fails An Entire Community

When Government Fails An Entire Community

By Steve Hunley The shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was terrible enough, but if it is possible, it is worse still due to a complete breakdown in the entire governmental system.  The failures encompass chiefly law enforcement agencies, but there is evidence there was a failure with social services and the […]

School Safety: Nothing More Important

School Safety: Nothing More Important

By Steve Hunley Last week both the print and electronic media reported on an incident at Holston Middle School. It caused a firestorm and called into question just how effective the school system’s security procedures are. Had this incident not immediately followed the mass shooting at a Florida school, it might have gone unnoticed. Instead, […]

School Board Should Completely End Leadership Academy Relationship With McIntyre

School Board Should Completely End Leadership Academy Relationship With McIntyre

By Steve Hunley What most people in Knox County don’t seem to realize is that Jim McIntyre’s Leadership Academy is still very much alive.  When current Superintendent Bob Thomas presented the board of education with a proposal removing $900,000 of funding, Thomas concurrently recommended to the board that the school system continue to participate in […]

FBI: Changes needed at the top

FBI: Changes needed at the top

By Steve Hunley   With the release of the by now infamous FISA memo, it has been a lot of fun to watch the opponents of President Trump, almost all Democrats, babbling about protecting the integrity and credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Leftists, Democrats and most mainstream media types have been attempting to […]