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.


Signs of global warming everywhere; we can work to fix it 1

By Jinx Watson The blackberries are two weeks early this year. The tropical-like rains will rot the cabbages we planted unless we pick them now. The children haven’t used their sleds in 3-4 years. For me, this is pretty good evidence of climate change right here in Roane County. So, […]


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East Tennessee Labor Day Picnic – Saturday August 31 1   Recently updated !

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 […]


Corruption Isn’t Just Another Scandal. It’s the Rot Beneath All of Them.

From Mother Jones MONIKA BAUERLEIN AND CLARA JEFFERY APRIL 24, 2019 We’re a long way from done processing the Mueller report—or, given how much has been redacted, from knowing what it really says. But one thing that’s clear now is that the questions it leaves open are about a lot more than the […]


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Gloria Johnson To Speak at Women’s Club

Gloria Johnson, a Democrat representing Knoxville’s District 13, will be the guest speaker at the Monday, June 24, meeting of the Anderson County Democratic Women’s Club. The group will meet at 6 p.m. at The Other One, a deli at 178 Randolph Road in Grove Center, Oak Ridge. Johnson, who served […]


Roane County NAACP Monthly Meeting

NAACP Monthly Meeting – Joe Eskridge 865-882-5545 email:jkeskridge@comcast.net Great News! Mary Mancini, chair of the TNDP, will be speaking at this NAACP meeting on Monday, June 3 at 7 pm at the Greenwood School. Everyone is welcome, please be there!


3 Star Dinner – Mary Mancini

The Tennessee Democratic Party 2019 THREE STAR DINNER is just three weeks away! The TNDP Three Star Dinner is the premiere yearly Tennessee Democratic Party rally and fundraising event and brings together Democrats from across the state, Mountain City to Memphis. The importance of this night cannot be overstated as […]