East Tennessee Labor Day Picnic – Saturday August 31 1

The Roane County Democratic Party will host the Annual East Tennessee Labor Day Picnic on Saturday August 31st from 11 am till 3 pm. Note: this is a change in day for the picnic. In recent years held on Labor Day Monday. We are pleased to announce that our keynote […]

Gloria Johnson


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Tea and Suffrage

Tea and Suffrage The Southwest Point Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Invite You to Attend! Learn more.

Woman sipping tea.

American Promise Association of Knoxville Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Promise Association of Knoxville ( ) will host an interactive community event on government corruption resulting from BIG MONEY’s influence in our political system. When: August 29, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Where: Roane State Community Colleg Community Room 100 West Broadway, Lenoir City Read more.

Robert Reich

Robert Reich: The Real Reason We Need to Impeach Trump Immediately

This piece first appeared on RobertReich.org. In today’s political climate, the question of whether or not to impeach the President of the United States is often thought of in political terms. But there is a much deeper concern at the heart of the question. An impeachment inquiry in the House […]

A Memo to Our Democratic Presidential Candidates

from Medium Primary debates are about two things. First, candidates need to distinguish themselves from the rest of the field — something some of you did more successfully than others in Miami. Second, and more important, these events are about delivering a message that will position your candidacy as our […]

Congress Passes Socialized Medicine and Mandates Health Insurance -In 1798

From Forbes The ink was barely dry on the PPACA when the first of many lawsuits to block the mandated health insurance provisions of the law was filed in a Florida District Court. The pleadings, in part, read – The Constitution nowhere authorizes the United States to mandate, either directly […]

Don’t get complacent. Things really are that bad under Trump.

By Fred Hyatt – Washington Post . The economy is humming. We’re not at war (much). So he can’t be that bad, right? Steadfast NeverTrumpers may find it hard to believe, but I’m hearing that argument more and more lately, as people try to come to terms with the possibility […]

60 lbs of Trash!

60 lbs of Trash! Volunteers from the Roane County Democratic Party picked up a total of 60 lbs of trash on Saturday 7/20/2019 at their Adopt a Highway event on Roane State Highway. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped out.