Last Saturday this article appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel. A friend of mine this past week if I had read the comments. Especially the comments by the Delinquent Tax Attorney Chadwick B. Tindell.
As you read his response to questions posted as comments. First, he attacks "anonymous" commenters and criticizes the News Sentinel for not imposing the rules of the Tennessean. The Tennessean is the newspaper in Nashville. The Tennessean is owned by the largest competitor to E.W. Scripps (the parent company) of the News Sentinel. How quickly Chadwick forgets about his own hypocrisy. Immediately after I became KnoxGOP Chairman, Chadwick was sending emails to every media person in town that would respond back to him, always beginning his email with "you didn't hear this from me". Here is the News Sentinel link detailing his 33 pages of emails that were nothing more than his own childish rants He attempted to squash this story by complaining to Jack McElroy and Publisher Bruce Hartmann.
Additionally, Chadwick tells individuals with questions that he will only answer their questions if they come to office and meet with him face to face. They must first call, what is this a threat that he will have someone there to break their legs? It certainly can be perceived to be a threat. How about the fact that parking is not accessible to the taxpayers to visit with Chadwick at "the deathstar" aka the City County Building? How about if someone is handicapped and can not get to the deathstar. Better yet, most people have jobs that keep them busy during Chadwick's 8:00-4:30 and can not take off work. I hope that Mike Donila "da career killer" will look at the comments for the questions that were being asked of Chadwick and maybe he can write a story at least on his blog Scream From The Porch detailing the answers.
The real question remains, is this just Chadwick's MO or is this the direction of the Trustee's office?