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From the Hart: Net neutrality another government overreach

From the Hart: Net neutrality another government overreach

From the Hart, Humor, Politics March 22, 2015 at 11:33 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart   “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” —Ronald Reagan The World Wide Web has been an American success story, creating aRead More

More “free stuff” from Obama: junior college

More “free stuff” from Obama: junior college

From the Hart, Humor, Opinion January 24, 2015 at 11:40 am 0 comments

By Ron Hart President Obama came to Knoxville, Tenn. to give away $60 billion more in taxpayer money. He said he wants to give everyone free community college. What a guy! There is nothing more magnanimous than giving away other people’s borrowed money to political supporters. Obama was elected withRead More

That’s the way I see it: Doctor, don’t do that

That’s the way I see it: Doctor, don’t do that

Humor November 15, 2014 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

There are several utterances that a man does not want to hear. “It’s not you, it’s me” is a main one. And “I thought you paid the car insurance” is right up there at the top. But the words that sends terror through a man’s whole being come right afterRead More

The day I had a baby, almost

The day I had a baby, almost

Humor October 29, 2014 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

I had known Mary Dale for a number of years. She was a lounge singer and I was a lounge patron. At the time we both lived in the same town. She was a very sweet lady who had the misfortune of being married to a very self-centered bum. ARead More

From the Hart: Supreme Court rightfully demurs on gay marriage

From the Hart: Supreme Court rightfully demurs on gay marriage

Humor, Opinion October 22, 2014 at 10:22 pm 0 comments

Our Supreme Court punted on hearing the gay marriage cases recently brought before it. By not hearing the cases, the court allowed same-sex marriages to be legal. 19 states already allow gay marriage; this non-decision brings the number to 30. So now gays can marry in Oklahoma and ten newRead More

The Million Dollar Quartet

The Million Dollar Quartet

Humor October 22, 2014 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

It was a typical day that became untypical as four soon-to-be giants of the musical industry came together by accident. It was December 4, 1956, at the Sun Records studio in Memphis. Carl Perkins, who had already had a successful recording of “Blue Suede Shoes,” had booked time at theRead More

That’s the way I see it

Humor October 22, 2014 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

There were lots of interesting news and rumors floating around this last week. I’d like to touch on a couple of subjects. Did you hear where coach Jones and the University of Tennessee football team, coaches, water boys, student trainers, and other assorted and varied on-lookers, spent somewhere in theRead More

Jimmy Carter criticizes Obama

Humor October 15, 2014 at 10:40 pm 0 comments

Jimmy Carter looked up from hammering nails into a house last week to criticize President Obama. “Why ain’t he out here helping me build houses,” asked the former president. When advised that Obama was still president and was occupied with the crisis in Iraq, Carter replied, “You’re kidding me!” IRead More

“Rock Around the Clock,” remembering the fifties

“Rock Around the Clock,” remembering the fifties

Humor October 15, 2014 at 12:26 am Comments are Disabled

If ‘50s rock and roll is in your veins, this is the transfusion you need. Call them baby boomers, late bloomers, blue hairs, gray hairs or no hair at all but these folks were music pioneers. They were there when the whole rock and roll craze began and parents threatenedRead More

Sevierville movie theater closer to reality

Humor, Local News October 9, 2014 at 12:07 am Comments are Disabled

Good news for the people living in Sevierville and the Kodak area. Since Reel Movies on the Parkway closed, the only movie theater in the county is in Pigeon Forge at Walden’s Landing. That’s good for Pigeon Forge but if you live in Sevierville or Kodak, it means a driveRead More