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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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These States Have More Registered Voters Than Eligible Adults

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino These States Have More Registered Voters Than Eligible Adults     Now I wonder why that would be allowed to happen?   I know that it’s a common talking point among some to argue that voter fraud is not pervasive. Anyone who has lived in New Orleans, West Virginia, […]


Too Much Public Discussion About Fed These Days?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   By Hunter Lewis   Too Much Public Discussion About Fed These Days?     No, too little. Richard Fisher merits every bit of his outstanding reputation as head of the Dallas Fed. But we think he is wrong to suggest that the selection of the new Fed chairman should be kept […]

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John Stossel – Detroit Gutted By Government

John Stossel – Detroit Gutted By Government     Published by XRepublicTV ### John Stossel discusses the demise that is Detroit with guests Darcy Olsen and Shikha Dalmia, regarding causes behind the Detroit collapse and other cities following a different model running in the black unlike the bankrupt situation facing Detroit. Thinking Sandy Springs, Georgia […]


Report: How GOP lost young voters

Source: http://libertycalling.net/ By Judy Morris Report: How GOP lost young voters There can be no doubt that the GOP is shocked over it’s election loses and the fact that it’s lost the youth vote. However, the reasons it offers for its ballot box failures completely miss and/or ignore any reference whatsoever to issues that are […]

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East TN – Wheel Tax is latest ploy demonstrating hypocrisy of Republicans 1

Source: http://www.examiner.com By Tona Monroe Wheel Tax is latest ploy demonstrating hypocrisy of Republicans   Blount County voters will once again decide if they wish to pay a Wheel Tax, in the specially called election on June 11. The cost to the taxpayers for the special election will be at least $80,000, but saving money […]


Fluoride Bill gives voters a voice

Source: http://www.examiner.com By: Tona Monroe Utility companies are entrusted with precious resources and often have a government granted monopoly on the products provided to their customers. Goods and services provided by companies that face competition must work to earn your business. Competition is good for consumers, but it’s usually lacking with utility companies. Water is […]

Fluoride Bill gives voters a voice

Are voters finally fed-up enough to go for the block? 1

Source: http://www.examiner.com By Lori Stacey From the far left to the far right and everywhere in between, American voters are more dissatisfied with the choices of only Barack Obama or Mitt Romney than perhaps anytime in our nation’s history. Thanks to the internet and alternative media sources, voters also are more aware than ever before […]


Egypt’s military warns protesters over presidential election result

#### [CIM] Added link to the live video feed coverage from RT following this article. ####   Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk By Richard Spencer, Cairo 8:30PM BST 22 Jun 2012 Egypt’s military warns protesters over presidential election result Egypt’s ruling military council on Friday warned it would use its powers to overcome protesters’ threats to confront the […]


How Microsoft and Yahoo Are Selling Politicians Access to You

Source: http://www.propublica.org By Lois Beckett Microsoft and Yahoo are selling political campaigns the ability to target voters online with tailored ads using names, Zip codes and other registration information that users provide when they sign up for free email and other services. The Web giants provide users no notification that their information is being used […]