“To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.” Thomas Paine By Dr. Jim Ferguson A friend of mine recently asked me when will reality set […]

I am a Fantasy Football Champion

By Mark Nagi It finally happened. After 25 years of playing fantasy football, many of those years playing in more than one league, I can finally put a fantasy football championship on my resume. My team, “Schiano Sunday,” beat Russell Smith’s “Freshwater Sarks” 115-75 in the finals in the Tennessee Sports Media League. As you’d […]

Election Fraud

By John J. Duncan Jr. James V. DeLong was magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School and, while now retired, had a very distinguished legal career in Washington. He wrote a recent article for the American Thinker called “The Honor of the Legal Profession.”  I wish every lawyer would read it. He wrote […]

Can Your Spouse Be Made to Testify Against You?

By Jedidiah McKeehan If you have watched enough lawyer movies and TV shows, then you may have come across one where someone is facing a murder charge and they marry a key witness so the key witness cannot testify against the person who is now their spouse. Is that how it works? Is being married […]

Response and Responsibility

Response and Responsibility

By Steve Hunley Recently the Knoxville News-Sentinel published a nice little article that was more editorial than news story in covering the Knox County Commission’s discussion of whether or not to dissolve the Board of Health.  The reporter covering the spectacle of the Commissioners arguing over the Board of Health was underscored by noting approximately […]

‘It’s Time’

‘It’s Time’

By Tom Mattingly The day was Tuesday, June 2, 1998, when a media release about a significant happening within the University of Tennessee Athletic Department was sent out, accomplished on something called a Fax Expander. “MEDIA CONFERENCE SET FOR WEDNESDAY: The University of Tennessee Athletic Department will hold a media conference in the Team Meeting […]

The Gift

“I salute you! There is nothing I can give you which you have not; but there is much, that while I cannot give, you can take. No heaven can come to us unless our hearts find rest in it today. Take Heaven. No peace lies in the future which is not hidden in this present […]

Surprises await at David Crockett Birthplace State Park

Surprises await at David Crockett Birthplace State Park

By Mike Steely Sometimes when you visit a place you’ve been before you can still find some real surprises. When my wife and I decided to take a day away from our home in Knoxville and make a safe drive to David Crockett Birthplace State Park, just east of Greeneville, we knew the place must […]

The Direction of Tennessee Football

By Mark Nagi Tennessee’s 2020 season was one to forget. From a six-game losing streak to a quarterback quandary that was never solved, to a total of seven losses that were each by double digits…  let’s just say that the Vol Network won’t be producing any special DVDs about the past 10 games. Things went […]