Thank you, Mayor Jacobs

Thank you, Mayor Jacobs

By Steve Hunley Taxpayers owe a debt of thanks to Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs for sending a letter to Susan Horn, Chair of the Board of Education and taking a bold stand against waste and for student safety.  The topic of the mayor’s letter was to “tell the district what every parent already knows: […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley   The Sentinel Squalls The Knoxville News-Sentinel has launched a series of print attacks against The Knoxville Focus.  The reason is because the Knox County Commission is considering a resolution they feel threatens their near-monopoly on the county’s legal notice business.  To put that into perspective, you’d need to know for decades, […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them Let’s look at Chicago—the last Republican mayor of the “Windy City” was William Hale Thompson who left office in 1931.  So, for the last 89 years, Chicago has been governed by Democrats.  Now an animal shelter is having to release 1,000 feral cats to deal […]

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Indya Kincannon has caved in to the ultimatum of the radical leftists who have demanded school security officers be withdrawn from our school campuses.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 […]

Publisher’s Positions

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 […]

Publisher’s Positions

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 […]

Publisher’s Positions

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 […]

Publisher’s Positions

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 […]

Publisher’s Positions

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 […]

Publisher’s Positions

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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