Kincannon caves in to her far left base

Kincannon caves in to her far left base

By Steve Hunley City Mayor Indya Kincannon has caved in to the ultimatum of the radical leftists who have demanded school security officers be withdrawn from our school campuses. Kincannon sent a letter to Superintendent Bob Thomas, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, Sheriff Tom Spangler, Board of Education Chair Susan Horn and District Attorney General […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley More Protest Follies Readers will recall the antics of Constance Every and her merry band of protesters who tried to disrupt a recent meeting of the Knox County Commission and were promptly arrested by the Knox County Sherriff’s Office.  The protestors quickly discovered that Sheriff Tom Spangler is not Chief of Police […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley We Need To Get This Right Local media has been consumed by the story of the shooting of Austin-East student Anthony Thompson.  Some readers will remember when Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon called a hasty press conference in a city park in twenty degree weather, following one of the shootings of an Austin-East […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, perhaps the most outspoken anti-Semite in Congress and erstwhile member of the Democrat “Squad”, has issued a new jeremiad calling for “no more” policing.  Tlaib declared policing in the United States is “inherently and intentionally racist.”  This coming from a rabid anti-Semite.  Pot, meet kettle.  Tlaib called the shooting […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Some Time Republican Former Knoxville mayor Victor Ashe has openly called for a primary challenger to oppose County Commissioner Kyle Ward. As I recall, Ward defeated a well-heeled primary challenger in Scott Broyles. In fact, Broyles was the choice of the establishment Republicans inside the Fourth District. I’d be willing to bet […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Board of Health Follies The Knox County Commission has finally done exactly what everybody expected it to do; i.e. make the county’s Board of Health an advisory body. It places responsibility squarely upon the shoulders of county health director Martha Buchanan. That’s where it belongs in my opinion, especially in light of […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Georgiana Vines, the whirling dervish of a political columnist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel, let her political slip show last week.  Georgiana wrote a lengthy column detailing the lack of bipartisanship of Tennessee’s two U. S. senators, Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty.  More to the point Georgiana noted how many of the Biden […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Local Democrats were quick to squall over the election of Daniel Herrera as chairman of the Knox County Republican Party.  When was the last time the Knox County Democratic Party elected a young Hispanic as the local leader of their own party?  It was the 12th of Never. The Democrats put out […]

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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Knoxville’s Shame I have a lot of respect and admiration for Bob Booker who is a former state representative, city councilman, the former executive director of the Beck Cultural Center and an able historian.  Robert Booker also writes a column published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel.  It may very well be the best […]

Justice vs. Social Justice

Justice vs. Social Justice

By Steve Hunley These days we hear an awful lot about “social justice.” The recent shootings of three teenagers inside the City of Knoxville illustrate the difference between action and real commitment and mere symbolism and virtue signaling. Stanley Freeman Jr., Janaria Muhammed, and Justin Taylor were all murdered. All of the victims of these […]

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