Saturday, 25 February 2017
HOTLINK!: An overview of American in four parts
LARRY WALLACE IS THE INCUMBENT McMINN COUNTY TENNESSEE GRAND JURY FOREMAN NOW RUNNING INTO HIS THIRD YEAR!!
Wednesday, 8 February 2017
A SENIOR BANKING OFFICIAL EMPLOYED BY OR DEEPLY CONNECTED WITH THE ATHENS FEDERAL COMMUNITY BANK ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN “HAND PICKED” INTO THE FOREMANSHIP OF THE McMINN COUNTY TENNESSEE GRAND JURY SINCE 2011!
Quoted in full from a March 2015 local Cleveland, Tennessee news report:
Larry Wallace named police consultant
JOYANNA LOVE Banner Senior Staff Writer
The Cleveland Police Department will be getting a thorough review by a police consultant, the city manager and a city councilman.
The Cleveland City Council unanimously approved having the city manager hire Larry Wallace as a police consultant during a voting session Monday. Councilmen Bill Estes and Richard Banks were absent.
“He (Wallace) has helped cities before and I think he will do a good job for us,” said City Manager Janice Casteel.
Wallace served as a consultant for Chattanooga in a police chief search.
This will not be his role for Cleveland. Instead, he will be offering a review of “policies, procedures and practices.”
Casteel, along with Wallace and City Councilman Dale Hughes, will be reviewing all three to see if they agree or need to be changed. The review will also look into whether current policies are being followed.
Hughes volunteered to serve on the committee after Casteel asked for a Council member to volunteer. Hughes said he is glad to work with someone with the professional experience and good reputation Wallace has, and added he feels the committee is taking a step in the right direction.
“The purpose of this volunteer would be to review any policy changes, so that they can assist us in that review before we bring it to the Council … the full Council would approve any changes,” Casteel said.
Casteel did not give a timeline on when the review would be complete. She said she wanted the process to take as long as it needed for a full review.
Casteel said she chose Wallace because of his experience in law enforcement. Wallace served for 40 years in law enforcement, including the Athens Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Tennessee Highway Patrol. He has served as the sheriff of McMinn County and the deputy director of the Tennessee Department of Safety. He is the assistant to the president for special projects for Tennessee Wesleyan College. Wallace will leave the position at the end of the month to serve as the Cleveland police consultant.
“He comes very well qualified,” Casteel said.
“Absolutely,” Hughes said.
A contract will be presented to the Council at a later date
“He actually would not be an employee, but would be contracted,” Casteel said.
Hughes asked how much the consultant would cost.
“He would be in the $76,000 range as an annual salary, so depending on how many months he serves (would be how much he makes),” Casteel said. “There is no timeline. He won’t know until he gets in there and he starts working with the policies, the procedures and the practices (how long it will take).”
Interim Police Chief Mark Gibson will continue to serve in that role throughout the policy review process. A new chief would not be selected until this process is complete.
“I would like to go through this process first, figure out exactly what do we need to change,” Casteel said.
“So you don’t want to post this job right now?” Councilman Avery Johnson asked.
“No, sir, I don’t,” Casteel replied.
Hughes said when the time does come to look for a new chief, the candidate needs to be thoroughly researched, so there are no surprises later.
“It is truly embarrassing to have three chiefs in four days,” Hughes said. “There needs to be something to fix it.”
Dennis Maddux served as chief for one day before being demoted back to captain. Casteel served administratively as chief until a requirement for Peace Officer Standards and Training was brought to her attention. Gibson was then appointed interim chief.
This is not the first time a policy review has been announced.
A previous drug policy review requested by the Cleveland City Council was completed. However, the proposed changes to the citywide policy were never approved. Amendments to the Cleveland Police Department drug policy were approved by the Council to allow for consideration of mitigating factors, such as years of service in the department, as to whether an officer who violated the policy was laid off.
Also during the meeting former Police Chief David Bishop’s service weapon was declared surplus to be given to him in recognition of his years of service. Bishop served as police chief for a little less than a year, before leaving due to medical reasons. Gibson was acting police chief until Maddux was appointed chief. Although Gibson was acting chief in the final months of 2014, Bishop’s medical retirement became official Feb. 28. Maddux then officially became the new chief.
Vice Mayor George Poe acted as chairman during the meeting due to the mayor’s absence. Mayor Tom Rowland is recovering from knee surgery.
“Larry D. Wallace serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank and the Company. He previously served as the Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for 12 years from 1992 through 2003. Upon his retirement as Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Mr. Wallace returned home to Athens, Tennessee, where he served as Vice President of Administration and then as Assistant to the President for Special Projects of Tennessee Wesleyan College until his retirement as of March 31, 2015. He currently serves as an independent consultant to the City of Cleveland, Tennessee. Age 70. Director since 2006. Mr. Wallace s involvement with Tennessee Wesleyan College has allowed him to develop strong ties to the community, providing the Board with valuable insight regarding the local business and consumer environment. In addition, he is also a strong advocate of the Company and the Bank through his extensive civic and community involvement.”
Source: Athens Bancshares Corporation on 04/17/2015
Athens Bancshares Corporation is the holding company for Athens Federal Community Bank. Jeffrey Lane Cunningham preceded Mr. Wallace in the position of McMinn County Grand Jury Foreman, stepping down in March 2014 having been the “JUDGE APPOINTED” Grand Jury Foreman since 2011. Cunningham was then and is today President and CEO of the Athens Federal Community Bank. Athens Bancshares Corporation and Athens Federal Community Bank are headquartered in the same building in Athens, Tennessee.
Wednesday, 8 February 2017
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
THIS ISN’T A SURPRISE…
OBAMA’S FRAUD MUST BE INVESTIGATED AND PROSECUTED! THIS MAN IS A FOREIGN BORN DOMESTIC ENEMY WHO MUST BE BROUGHT UP ON TREASON CHARGES!
HERE ENDTH ANOTHER LESSON!!
Reinstate Lt. Col. Terry Lakin into the U.S. Army with full rank, pay, benefits and pension immediately.
Monday, 23 January 2017
Please sign the Whitehouse Petition for Terry Lakin’s Pardon Now
And share this information everywhere:
The Petition is Here:
* You must look for a confirmation email from whitehouse.gov and respond to it for your signature to be confirmed.
* It may take a few days for the counts to update.
CONSIDER MAKING A CONTRIBUTION TO OFFSET THE COSTS OF MANAGING THE PETITION
When Dr. Lakin challenged Obama’s constitutional standing to be president, there was no evidence to substantiate the claims of the Democratic Party. Subsequently the White House released a certificate of live birth (also not a legally valid document) which was quickly proven a forgery. After Mr. Trump made this an issue (as he stated during the campaign) the White House released the long form birth certificate, which has also been conclusively proven a forgery.
Therefore, we are exactly where we started: No valid legal documentation of Obama’s Constitutional eligibility.
Logically Obama should have pardoned Dr. Lakin since Obama (through the White House) claimed the long form was valid proof, which was not forthcoming when Dr. Lakin made his initial requests. It is our position that Dr. Lakin took a principled, rational, and well-thought-out action to protect the integrity of our Constitution. He was not in the street being shot by water cannons or part of mass actions. He is one man who has stood alone to defend a key provision of our Constitution. He should be rewarded for his stand, not punished.
Terry acted on his oath of an officer to an order higher than his charges: “To protect and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”
Terry Lakin stood for his oath to the U.S. Constitution, his prime-directive as a Commissioned Officer in the military – to support and defend the U.S. Constitution against all enemies of same. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land and trumps all unlawful orders. Terry was quickly and summarily punished without being permitted to present to the court and court martial panel the exact reason and evidence as to why he disobeyed orders for military deployments directed by Obama via Obama’s speech at West Point. Terry considered this order unlawful given the facts in hand and due to the lack of any meaningful investigative response to his questions and concerns sent to higher military authorities and the U.S. Congress by former Lt Col Terry Lakin and others. Terry decided he had to stand up for his oath to the U.S. Constitution and to defend the same. For standing up for his prime directive and supreme order, his oath, he was punished for disobeying a lesser order and not being allowed to explain to the court why.
PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION TODAY
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
“In February 2014, Cunningham threatened a 20-year Navy veteran, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.), with arrest when he attempted to bring evidence of local corruption to the grand jury for its review as is permitted by Tennessee law. Fitzpatrick’s subsequent request for a restraining order against Cunningham was denied by Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood, who had sentenced Fitzpatrick to jail on December 1, 2010 in Monroe County.”
REST AT THE PREAD THE POST & EMAIL: HERE
Sunday, 8 January 2017
Guy Benson, S.E. Cupp, Katie Pavlich, Mary Katharine Ham, and Mollie Hemingway…BRAVO ZULU (Navyeze for “WELL DONE!”).