Double Standards and Liberal Hypocrisy

By Steve Hunley Is it any wonder why the country is so divided, so polarized?  And what happened to healing and uniting our country?  That seems to have disappeared in a bubble of the purest, most poisonous, palpitating hatred I’ve witnessed in my lifetime.  The left is using the incident at the Capitol for all […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley No More Gender For some years, an element of the Democratic Party, especially those “woke” folks have told us there is no such thing as gender.  One nutcake out there says parents who identify the gender of their unborn child are committing child abuse.  The mere notion someone would call parents finding […]

Response and Responsibility

Response and Responsibility

By Steve Hunley Recently the Knoxville News-Sentinel published a nice little article that was more editorial than news story in covering the Knox County Commission’s discussion of whether or not to dissolve the Board of Health.  The reporter covering the spectacle of the Commissioners arguing over the Board of Health was underscored by noting approximately […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Mayor Crazy Bill DeBlasio, whose real name is William Wilhelm, Jr., is the perfect chief executive for a crazy town, because he is clearly the kind of nut-cake that could feed the squirrels of the world for quite some time.  Of course these days he has plenty of competition, especially from the […]

Reparations and Corporate Welfare?

Reparations and Corporate Welfare?

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville City Council may very well have taken the first step to raising taxes next year.  There were two actions in particular that can be considered big ticket items approved by the city council. Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie put her city council colleagues on the spot and they all dutifully voted […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Is Christmas Coming Early? City Councilwoman Gwen McKenzie launched her reelection campaign for next year with an announcement in the Knoxville News-Sentinel she is sponsoring a resolution to spend $100 million dollars for a nebulous repayment of those folks who were displaced through the eminent domain exercised by the City of Knoxville […]

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

By Steve Hunley Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi standing in front of her $24,000 refrigerator has never left my mind, especially when the economic policy of the Democratic Party is more Alexandria Ocasio Cortez than John F. Kennedy.  Pelosi was showing off her collection of Jeni’s ice cream, which retails at $11.75 per pint.  […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Bill Dunn Congratulations to former State Representative Bill Dunn who has been named as senior advisor to Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn. Dunn just retired from the Tennessee General Assembly where he served for almost 30 years. Bill Dunn has a thorough understanding of the legislative process, as well as a […]

2020 Election in Knox County

2020 Election in Knox County

By Steve Hunley The 2020 election is history, at least here in Knox County, yet there are some interesting things to ponder in the vote totals. Who was the night’s biggest winner locally? My answer would be Tim Burchett. The freshman congressman did even better than he did two years ago when he was first […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Mayoral Blues Two years ago, Glenn Jacobs arrived on the political scene with the force of a hurricane. Facing two incumbent county commissioners, Brad Anders and Bob Thomas, Jacobs eked out a 23-vote win over Anders in the Republican primary to take the nomination. Jacobs winning was all the more remarkable when […]

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