Tag Archives : taxes


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.    

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Why 4 term Blount County Commissioner Kenneth Melton needs to go

    Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Why 4 term Commissioner Kenneth Melton needs to go   Does anyone remember his authoritarian approach to “serving” as Chairman of the Commission? It’s time for Kenneth Melton to go. 4 Term Incumbent County Commissioner Kenneth Melton voted to: Triple his pay from $300 to $900 a month 6/19/03 Raise your […]


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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See taxes aren’t theft. They are good. Look at all this great stuff! And if you don’t pay them, even part of them, we’ll come take your house anyway.

Government Auctions Off West Pennsylvania Widow’s Home For Owing $6 in Taxes

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Government Auctions Off West Pennsylvania Widow’s Home For Owing $6 in Taxes     Well Madam if you can’t bother to check the right boxes and answer the right mail and send us a $6.30 check, then you frankly deserve to lose your house. Rules are rules. Our hands are […]


Chris Endorses Tona Monroe and Troy Ball in Blount County Commission District 7

  The taxpayers of Blount County living in District 7 would be well represented by voting for Troy Ball for seat A and Tona Monroe in seat B. The citizens of District 7 have been uniquely fortunate to have true representation by Blount County Commissioner Jim Folts who will not be running for re-election.  Jim […]

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Chris Endorses Linda King and Karen Miller in Blount County Commission District 4

  The taxpayers of Blount County living in District 4 would be (finally) well represented by voting for Linda King for seat A and Karen Miller for seat B.  Both candidates are highly knowledgeable regarding Blount County Commission business while committed to cutting wasteful spending and continued borrowing, protecting your property rights and eliminating the […]


Thomas Piketty’s Sensational New Book

  Source: http://mises.org By Hunter Lewis Thomas Piketty’s Sensational New Book   Thomas Piketty, a 42-year-old economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century. The U.S. edition has been published by Harvard University Press and, remarkably, is leading the best seller list; the first time that a Harvard […]

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Keep your money – Fire your Commissioners

  Keep your money – Fire your Commissioners     Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com This letter to the editor was submitted to The Daily Times, but Dean Stone refused to publish it. Keep your money – Fire your Commissioners The past four years has proven that our incumbent County Commissioners are very good at three things; spending, […]


No Incumbents – 14 Candidates will defend Blount County

May 6th is the date. Tired of the Blount County Commission supporting special interests and the status quo at the expense of taxpayers? Then let your voice be heard by voting for Blount County’s future by supporting fiscally responsible representation. Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com No Incumbents – 14 Candidates will defend Blount County  

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18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels   Did you know that the number of Americans getting benefits from the federal government each month exceeds the number of full-time workers in the private sector by more than 60 million?  In other words, the number of […]