Buyer’s Remorse

Buyer’s Remorse

  To be, or not to be, that is the question. — William Shakespeare By Dr. Jim Ferguson We do not have Hamlet’s conundrum of a life or death struggle. Or maybe we do, if you believe the pronouncements of iPOTUS and his handlers. The question for Americans is to VAX or not to VAX. […]

Politics as usual for conflicted Merit Council

Politics as usual for conflicted Merit Council

By Steve Hunley Gary Prince, attorney for Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler, has filed a motion before the Chancery Court calling for the Knox County Sheriff Office Merit System Council members Gina Oster and Jim Jennings to recuse themselves in hearing grievances from Martha Dooley, Scott “Scooby” More, and Ivan Harmon.  Mike Steely wrote about […]

The General

The General

  By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com I have never known of any Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as blatantly political and as openly partisan as Gen. Mark Milley. I also have never seen anyone try as hard to portray himself as some type of hero and savior of this country as Gen. […]

Is the Fed Independent?

Is the Fed Independent?

  By Dr. Harold A. Black blackh@knoxfocus.com Although not a popular opinion, I have always been a fan of the structure of the Fed and the concept of Fed independence. It has its critics but show me a better system and I will favor it. The Fed consists of seven members of the board of […]

Patches of green

Patches of green

“I hate writing, I love having written.” -Dorothy Parker “Most of the time I enjoy writing, but I love having written.” -Jim Ferguson By Dr. Jim Ferguson Each week I sit down and write about what’s on my mind. Now that I am retired this usually occurs on a Wednesday or Thursday afternoon, since I […]

Karns starts fast and holds off Carter, 48-25

Karns starts fast and holds off Carter, 48-25

  By Steve Williams The running game versus the passing game was pretty much the billing for Carter versus Karns going into their non-region matchup. A pair of juniors would be in the spotlight – Karns running back De’Sean Bishop and Carter quarterback Chandler Wilson. Bishop started off strong and again was a workhorse as […]