Blog Archives - Political Watch: Month In Review
Here's something that will really scare you this Halloween: For the first time since World War II, America's debt will surpass its GDP today. But keep on spending, Washington, we'll print more!!
A Southern California family was fined $300 for holding a Bible study in their own home. Why? Well, zoning of course! They had too many people in their house. Government uses zoning to control the population, so people are subject to the whims of
You might have thought the federal Transporation Security Administration (TSA) was just for airports. Well, history shows us that any federal agency will inevitably grow. Now the TSA is setting up checkpoints on Interstate I-40 in Tennessee. They are training truck drivers to report "supiscious" activity.

Had enough?
Despite a majority of Blount Countians disapproving of the Pellissippi Parkway Extension, our Mayor and Commission suggest "Route A" to TDOT.

Fifteen of our Republican commissioners voted to override your property rights and authorize Eminent Domain.
Gibson Guitar's manufacturing facility in Nashville, TN was recently raided by armed federal agents. They confiscated computers, pallets of wood, and guitars all because they claimed Gibson was using illegal wood.

Is this the proper role of government?

Come out and show your support for Gibson on Saturday, October 8th!
In order to help you find a job, 14 companies have listed jobs they need filled.
A recent poll states that many Americans believe government wastes over half of every dollar it takes in. Sounds like people are ready to try something new...
Republicans and taxes go together like horses and carriages.
According to the article, the U.S. "...has tumbled further down a global ranking of the world's most competitive economies, landing at fifth place because of its huge deficits and declining public faith in government..."

Do you still trust government?