Category Archives : Tennessee


Blount County Tea Party and conservative citizens groups back Democrat Neal Hutchens over Republican Gary Farmer

It appears that the concerned voters are seeking a fiscal conservative candidate verses towing the same ol’ party line for Blount County Commission in District 4, Seat A.   Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com   Blount County Tea Party and conservative citizens groups back Democrat Neal Hutchens over Republican Gary Farmer   Download the press release file

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Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014 2:56 PM ET   Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant First woman charged with assault this week under new law     Mallory Loyola, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman, gave birth a few days ago, and was then […]


Blount County Political Machine Scandal? This Time The Budget Committee

  As a follow up to the last story, as reported by Blount County Public Record, covering Mayor Ed Mitchell and Director of Schools Rob Britt and their actions which raised ethical and legal questions concerning school meetings with what appears to be an agenda to educate (aka influence) school employees on a sales tax referendum, […]

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Rep. John Duncan: ‘Stop Trying to Take Care of the Whole World and Start Taking Care of Our Own Country’ 1

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick Rep. John Duncan: ‘Stop Trying to Take Care of the Whole World and Start Taking Care of Our Own Country’   Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) brought one minute of hard-hitting reality to the United States House of Representatives on May 30, remarking that the United States government, […]


Blount County Political Machine Scandal?

  In a developing story regarding the political machine in Blount County, TN, ethical and legal questions are being raised concerning school meetings, in which it appears the public was not invited and with an agenda to educate (aka influence) school employees on a sales tax referendum.  Updates will be posted as the story develops.  […]

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Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair for Executions

  Published by Associated Press Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair for Executions Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a new law that re-introduces the electric chair as a form of execution should lethal injection drugs become unavailable. Critics argue the move is a step back. (May 23)


Blount County Votes In New Commissioners

    Yesterday, May 6th, the Blount County Commission witnessed a rise against the political machine.  Many voters in six different county districts found that a true choice existed beyond the status quo of spending, borrowing and taxing.  Through the voting process six Blount County Commissioners were basically given their walking papers and replaced with […]


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Blount County Commissioner Samples Voting Record vs. Campaign Card

  As seen many times, even in Blount County politics, talk and reality do not always match up. Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Steve Samples voting record doesn’t match his postcard mailer.    


Stop the Incumbents, Caution warning of the good ole’ boys, GO Blount County Defenders

GO Blount County Defenders Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Watch out for the Good Ole’ Boys who are incumbent clones and will vote with the political machine of Blount County.

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Larry Henry Bio and Candidate Statement District 10 Seat Seat B

  Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Larry Henry Bio and Candidate Statement District 10 Seat Seat B   May 6 Primary America has become bloated and self-satisfied, and we fell asleep … and while we slept and trusted those we elected to represent us, those elected officials dug us into an economic pit, and backed us into a […]