What are the teachers’ unions afraid of?

What are the teachers’ unions afraid of?

Tennesseans should support the governor, ESAs By Steve Hunley Tennesseans ought to stand up and support Bill Lee and the governor’s Education Savings Account legislation. Legislators are being bombarded by special interests opposed to parents and students having a choice for once. Most of the opposition is by teachers’ unions. What are they afraid of? […]

Hypocrisy and Money Madness

Hypocrisy and Money Madness

  Do you recall when quite a few Democrats snorted $6 billion for building a border wall was too expensive?  Now Democrats, especially those busy running for president, are backing programs spending trillions of our tax dollars.  The first thing that comes to mind is Medicare for all.  Even before being applied to everyone, projections […]

Governor Lee hits a home run

Governor Lee hits a home run

By Steve Hunley After forty-five days as governor of Tennessee, Bill Lee made his first State of the State address at the Capitol last Monday night.    Governor Lee brought legislators and guests to their feet some twenty times and his message throughout the evening was positive.   In fact, I suspect some who had classified the […]

Fake news is real

Fake news is real

By Steve Hunley For the last two years, the mainstream media has been pushing the story the President of the United States was a Russian agent, elected by Russian interests while at the same time they have paid less attention to high ranking officials in the Justice Department, the CIA and the FBI who were […]

Even more on Recode

Even more on Recode

By Steve Hunley On February 7, Knoxville City Council held the first council workshop on Recode and there were many property owners expressing their concern about the 287-page document that may replace all commercial and residential zoning in the city of Knoxville.  The next council workshop for Recode is Wednesday, February 20 at 5:30 p.m. […]

Socialists Will Likely Reelect Trump

Socialists Will Likely Reelect Trump

By Steve Hunley The socialist fantasies of leading Democrats contending for the presidency very well may accomplish what many believe to be impossible: the reelection of President Donald Trump.  According to a recent Gallup poll, 47% of Democrats in this country say they identify with the “centrist” wing of the party.  Perry Bacon, Jr. of […]

More on Recode

More on Recode

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com Please make time to attend the first Recode zoning change workshop in City Council this upcoming Thursday, February 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Main Assembly Room of the City-County Building. Your future property rights could depend on your attendance. Recode Draft 4 was approved by Knoxville-Knox County Planning on […]

Radical Abortion Bills Disgusting

Radical Abortion Bills Disgusting

By Steve Hunley The radical abortion legislation pushed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, along with the remarks of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, who was supporting similar legislation in his own state, is nothing less than appalling. Governor Northam said on a radio show, in describing the effect of the abortion bill, “So in this […]

Decoding Knoxville’s Recoding

Decoding Knoxville’s Recoding

By Steve Hunley The City of Knoxville, citing the need to update and complete a comprehensive zoning plan that hasn’t changed in fifty years, is embarking upon making some significant changes that will affect the futures of tens of thousands of Knoxvillians.  Perhaps the biggest question is what’s the rush in attempting to pass the […]

We Need to Pay More Attention to Public Pensions

We Need to Pay More Attention to Public Pensions

By Steve Hunley Did you know that currently there is SIX TRILLION dollars in unfunded pension debt in the United States of America? That encompasses the debt owed by states and local governments for unfunded public pension liabilities. In fact, according the American Legislative Exchange Council, that debt exceeds $6 trillion. The New York Times […]

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