Why Do Tennessee Public Officials Have Aliases?

Why Do Tennessee Public Officials Have Aliases?

SPOKESMEN MUM ON APPARENTLY WIDESPREAD PRACTICE by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 24, 2019) — The Post & Email has discovered that numerous past and current public officials in Tennessee have signed their names to official documents in different ways, with the handwriting appearing to vary in some cases. The oath of office for all “constitutional officers” […]

Tennessee Inmates File Suit Against Parole Board, Alleging Arbitrary Detainment after Sentences Served

Tennessee Inmates File Suit Against Parole Board, Alleging Arbitrary Detainment after Sentences Served

CLASS ACTION ALLEGES FIFTH, EIGHTH AND FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT VIOLATIONS by Sharon Rondeau (May 20, 2019) — In February, a 58-page lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee by 14 inmates at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) alleging that the Tennessee Board of Parole is not adhering to […]

The State of Tennessee is Well Aware of Grenda Ray Harmer

The State of Tennessee is Well Aware of Grenda Ray Harmer

“TDOC MUM” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 29, 2018) — On Thursday afternoon a user of a “State of Tennessee” ISP was noted to be reading more than half-dozen articles focusing on Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, a prolific writer and one who considers himself a prison whistleblower. Unlike many of […]

What is Grenda Ray Harmer’s Medical Condition?

What is Grenda Ray Harmer’s Medical Condition?

INMATE REPORTEDLY EXPERIENCING DIZZINESS FROM ABSENCE OF PRESCRIBED MEDICATION by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 15, 2018) — On Tuesday, this writer received an email from a well-vetted contact of TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reporting that Harmer has been without one of his prescription medications, Antivert, for perhaps several months and is experiencing vertigo as […]

Federal Judge Orders Telephone Conference in Prison Law Library Case

Federal Judge Orders Telephone Conference in Prison Law Library Case

OVER “BAD FAITH NEGOTIATION” CLAIM by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 17, 2018) — On April 3, 2018, BCCX inmate Robert Z. Whipple, III notified Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner (TDOC) Tony Parker that the “negotiated” installation of the Westlaw legal research tool as a substitute for the access he was denied to the prison’s federal law […]

Former Tennessee Defendant Whose Case Dismissed Excoriates Government Operatives

Former Tennessee Defendant Whose Case Dismissed Excoriates Government Operatives

“WE ARE ALL INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY” by Roy Cook, Roane County, TN Citizen (Jul. 3, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  The following letter was sent by email on Monday evening to the Tennesse Ninth Judicial District Public Defender’s office lead attorney Kim Nelson; criminal court clerk Kathi Hamilton; and five attorneys, each of whom was […]

Does Tennessee Really Oppose the Soring of Horses?

Does Tennessee Really Oppose the Soring of Horses?

STATE OFFICIAL SAYS “YES,” BUT PHOTOS MAY TELL A DIFFERENT STORY by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 22, 2016) — On Thursday, The Post & Email contacted the National Celebration, an annual Tennessee Walking Horse show which takes place at the end of the summer, to ask whether or not inspectors are routinely on hand to determine […]

Waggoner Case Scheduled for Retrial April 25

Waggoner Case Scheduled for Retrial April 25

BUT ARE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS BEING UPHELD? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 29, 2015) — On November 25, The Post & Email first reported on the case of State of Tennessee v. Kevin Waggoner, case #4826, which is not currently found in publicly-listed cases online. On May 1, 2014, with the last digit in the year changed […]

A Flawed Disabled Veterans’ Federal Agency Directive pb

A Flawed Disabled Veterans’ Federal Agency Directive pb

WHAT IS “APPORTIONMENT?” September 15, 2015 Dear Editor: For decades, a flawed federal agency directive has cost disabled veterans their benefits. September 25, 1998:  TO STATE AGENCIES ADMINISTERING CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PLANS UNDER TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT AND OTHER INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS. SUBJECT: Obtaining financial support for children from benefits paid by the […]

Does Case Law Trump Statutory Law?

JUDICIAL OPINIONS CONTRADICT STATE STATUTES by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 13, 2012) — On June 28, 2012, a hearing took place in the “Monroe County Criminal Court” on a charge against Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III of “tampering with government records” set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 39-16-504.  As on a previous hearing on May 4, […]

Why Treason Charge Against Obama was Filed More than Two Years Ago

“A FOREIGN-BORN DOMESTIC ENEMY” by Sharon Rondeau (May 22, 2011) — On March 17, 2009, the first criminal complaint accusing Barack Hussein Obama of treason was filed by Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III with the U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Tennessee, Russell Dedrick.  The complaint cited the events of March 10, 2009, wherein U.S. […]