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Hong Kong activists promise civil disobedience campaign (video)

Hong Kong democracy activists promise an “era of civil disobedience” after China refuses to relinquish control over candidates in the city’s next leadership election. Hong Kong activists promise civil disobedience campaign   Published by AFP news agency

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Shout Out to Louisville, TN voters!

Tomorrow is the day for the voters in Louisville and other districts in Blount County to decide if they choose local government representation with ethics and accountability or not. Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Time to clean sweep Louisville  


Thou shalt vote Republican hypocrisy – the Blount County saga continues

Why does this story about the campaigning for this Thursday’s upcoming election, the Republican part officials regarding the Blount County political machine, along with many similar stories, in print and over the airwaves, remind me of an example used many times by the G. Edwards Griffin discussing the workings of a cartel? Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Thou […]

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Here to save your buck it’s Super Duck

Here to save your buck it’s Super Duck This is not just any ordinary duck, this is Super (Sam) Duck!  Sam is no stranger to the Blount County political machine, as Sam has been active in support of taxpayers regarding proposed tax increases including property, sales and the wheel tax referendum.  The latter cost taxpayers […]


Do Blount County Voters Care About Ethics?

Stepping back from Blount County for a minute, all one has to do is look at national polls, whether it be Rasmussen, Pew, Gallup or others to see the growing dissatisfaction people have with their elected officials.  Many times this disapproval is based on what is deemed as a lack of representation by those elected […]

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Allowing Liberty on the Debate Stage by Gary Johnson

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Allowing Liberty on the Debate Stage by Gary Johnson     It is rather silly that in this day and age that only the Republicans and Democrats get the main debate stage. Set a clear polling threshold early for the debates. Say, at such and such a time if 3 or 5 […]

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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


Media Blaming Libertarians for Republican Candidates’ Losses Four Months Before Election

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick   Media Blaming Libertarians for Republican Candidates’ Losses Four Months Before Election     The media is not waiting until after the November general election to blame Libertarian Party candidates for Republican Party candidates’ upcoming losses. Indeed, Libertarian candidates are already being blamed for the Republicans’ potential failure to gain […]

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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 […]