“No people can be great, who have ceased to be virtuous.” Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784) Last week I witnessed first hand the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. As I observed the happenings within the Quicken Arena, the one theme that continued to pop up again and again, was Make America Great Again . Of course, that being the Trump campaign motto, it should come as no surprise. From ... (click for more)
There is a horrifying disease called spinal muscular atrophy type 2 that you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy. What happens is the nerve cells in a person’s brain stem and spinal cord slowly die and, without the ability to voluntarily control your muscles, your body withers away in one of the most painful ways you can imagine. Jerika Bolen, age 14, can’t stand it any longer, nor can those who are totally helpless in the face of the disease. ... (click for more)
July 25, 2016
July 24, 2016
With the influx of money from Lookout and Signal Mountains as well as the teacher’s union, one of my opponents has already been able to send out 3-4 mailers, two letters and a postcard. One should ... (click for more)
Some have said down through history If you last it's a mystery But I guess they don't know what they're talking about From the mountains down to the sea You've become such a habit with ... (click for more)
Early voting is now in progress and continues through July 30, with election day being Aug. 4. I am asking the voters of Hamilton County to join me in casting their vote for Marty Haynes, ... (click for more)
Should all the county school board incumbents be voted out?