Dennis Root

Welcome to my personal opinion show, where I talk about everything from local issues to national politics. I like to discuss great American freedoms, so no topic is off-limits. Consider my show a voice for the usually silent majority.

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Individual Episodes

October MEC Board Meeting
Dennis Root

The October MEC Board Meeting

The October MEC Board Meeting has arrived! Here is an overview of what I said and what was said to me. For a more in-depth review of what I said, I encourage you to listen

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Fire the MEC General Manager?
Dennis Root

Fire the MEC General Manager?

They want to fire the MEC General Manager? Often we hear information and attribute it to rumors. That is to say; we dismiss it as having no basis in truth. However, if this information is

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Tennessee Law Governing Cooperatives
Dennis Root

Tennessee Law Governing Cooperatives

Tennessee laws governing cooperatives should be our guiding principles when examining the issues I have been facing. I will provide you with a candid look at the two primary Tennessee laws that govern the operations

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Preparing for the MEC October Meeting
Dennis Root

Preparing for the MEC October Meeting

The MEC October meeting was scheduled for October 27, 2022. The MEC Board of Directors approved me to appear before the Board and allotted me ten minutes to make my presentation. I believe being prepared

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I Just Want Information From the MEC
Dennis Root

I Just Want Information From the MEC!

The Mountain Electric Cooperative (MEC) Board of Directors appears as though they do not want members to know what they are doing. During this episode of the Dennis Root Podcast, I share the formal requests

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Electric Cooperative
Dennis Root

What Is an Electric Cooperative?

What is an electric cooperative? Not everyone is familiar with them. Honestly, I didn’t know anything about them until I moved to Tennessee and experienced power issues. That is when I began my educational journey

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Mountain Electric Cooperative
Dennis Root

Mountain Electric Cooperative

The Mountain Electric Cooperative (MEC) provides electric services to approximately 35,600 members. The MEC is responsible for delivering a life-sustaining service used daily by businesses and individuals throughout our communities. If you are like I

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Hyphenated American
Dennis Root

The Hyphenated American

During today’s episode, I discuss my position on the “hyphenated American.” This is something that has always bothered me and I believe is a contributing element to my concern of people putting other cultures and

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