Marvin Young Trial Postponed on Conflict of Interest Issue

Marvin Young Trial Postponed on Conflict of Interest Issue

NEXT HEARING FEBRUARY 22 by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 26, 2016) — On Sunday, The Post & Email reported that a trial for Monroe County, TN defendant Marvin William Young would likely be postponed after the prosecutor of the case last month became his public defender. Former Assistant District Attorney General Paul D. Rush moved from […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Relocated

Walter Fitzpatrick Relocated

“A CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC?” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 22, 2014) — In checking the McMinn County Sheriff’s Department website for inmates, an entry on Friday morning indicates that CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) was moved at 7:54 a.m. EDT. The destination location is not noted. The Post & Email searched on the website for the […]

Two Athens Attorneys Publish Lies About Judicial Candidate Van Irion

Two Athens Attorneys Publish Lies About Judicial Candidate Van Irion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Atty. Van Irion (May 2, 2014) — Last week the Daily Post-Athenian published a half-page advertisement that was paid for by two local attorneys: William Biddle and his partner Chris Trew. The ad contained lies. The advertisement headline stated “Irion Not Qualified,” implying that Mr. Irion does not meet the qualifications […]

What Prompted the Hit Piece in The Daily Post-Athenian?

What Prompted the Hit Piece in The Daily Post-Athenian?

“TAILOR MADE“ by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 27, 2014) — In Friday’s edition of The Daily Post-Athenian, an advertisement apparently taken out by two local attorneys claimed in bullet-point fashion that Criminal Court Judge candidate Van Irion was “not qualified” because his law office is located in Knoxville rather than within the Tenth Judicial District, where […]

Tennessee’s Criminal Syndicate Includes Washington, DC

Tennessee’s Criminal Syndicate Includes Washington, DC

CORRUPT OFFICIALS SNAG INNOCENT VICTIMS IN DECADES-OLD DRAGNET by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 13, 2014) — On Friday, The Post & Email reported that a victim of the organized criminal judicial system in the Tenth Judicial District of Tennessee was told that neither U.S. senator from the state will assist him in seeking justice. Marvin Young […]

The Tennessee Judiciary is Completely Corrupt

The Tennessee Judiciary is Completely Corrupt

“A WATCHDOG, NOT WILLING PARTICIPANT” April 6, 2014 Mr. Dewey Morgan, Staff Writer The Daily Post-Athenian Via Email Dear Mr. Morgan: I am owner/editor of The Post & Email, an online newspaper which reports on corruption in government. Early in our publication’s 4.5-year history, residents of your state began to report systemic corruption within the […]

McMinn County Court Clerk Noticeably Hostile to The Post & Email

McMinn County Court Clerk Noticeably Hostile to The Post & Email

FOLLOWING CIVIL EXCHANGES OF TWO WEEKS AGO by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 3, 2014) — On Thursday afternoon, The Post & Email contacted the McMinn County, TN courthouse to inquire if the new grand jury foreman, Larry Wallace, is the same “Larry Wallace” who served as director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), Chattanooga Police […]

Fitzpatrick: Tennessee Criminal Courts “A Closed System”

Fitzpatrick:  Tennessee Criminal Courts “A Closed System”

“KNOWING AND WILLFUL INTENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 19, 2014) — On Tuesday, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III went for the sixth time to the McMinn County courthouse with criminal accusations against grand jury foreman Jeff Cunningham, McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy, members of the district attorney general’s office, and other public officials for perpetrating crimes […]

Judge Walter C. Kurtz Denies Fitzpatrick’s Request for New Trial pb

Judge Walter C. Kurtz Denies Fitzpatrick’s Request for New Trial pb

BUT DID HE ACTUALLY FOLLOW THE LAW? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 11, 2013) — On January 9, a request for a new trial was denied to Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III after a Tennessee judge refused to allow a defense to be presented at the trial. Attorney Van Irion has been representing Fitzpatrick since August 20, […]

Former Tennessee Deputy Sheriff Wrongfully Convicted, Part 2

Former Tennessee Deputy Sheriff Wrongfully Convicted, Part 2

FINES, FEES, AND FELONY IMPOSED BY CRIMINAL “LAW ENFORCERS” IN SEVIER COUNTY by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 1, 2012) — On August 21, The Post & Email published an initial story on former Sevier County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Lipton, who was convicted in March of this year of assault against his neighbor when he was actually […]

The Post & Email Files Ethics Complaint Against Tennessee Prosecutor

WHAT IS “INTEGRITY?” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 10, 2012) — The Post & Email has filed an ethics complaint against Tennessee Tenth Judicial District Assistant District Attorney General Paul D. Rush. Rush stated in writing that “Sharon Rondeau,” as editor of The Post & Email, has no “ethics” or “integrity,” which we contend is libel […]

Tennessee Prosecutor Paul D. Rush Cited for Alleged Ethics Violations

WHO IS LACKING IN ETHICS? by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 22, 2012) — An Assistant District Attorney General of the Tenth Judicial District in Tennessee has been “issued a Petition for Discipline” by the Board of Professional Responsibility (BOPR), an ethics panel which is supervised by the Tennessee Supreme Court. The BOPR’s mission is “To make lasting contributions […]

Can the Good People of Tennessee Prevail Against Evil and Corruption That Have Been Entrenched for Decades?

THE DRUG CULTURE MUST BE ERADICATED by Dave Todd (Feb. 22, 2012) — The article titled “Tennessee Citizens Challenge Corruption” published in The Post & Email on 13 February 2012 put the spotlight on the fact that many eastern Tennessee counties, including Fentress, are among the nation’s foremost producers of marijuana and methamphetamine.  The information […]