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Hindsight

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I always seem to be late writing about calendar events. I do okay with the big ones like Christmas and News Years, but I missed Father’s…

Absurdity

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   Nature must indeed be profligate because I’m seeing more animal road-kill lately. I was concerned that my neighbor was intent on road-harvesting when I pulled…

Innovations

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “No man is an island, entire of itself; everyman is a piece of the continent, a part of the main… Any man’s death diminishes me…” John…

Focus on the Law: Interstate earthquake emergency impact

The Interstate Earthquake Emergency Compact of 1988 was ratified in Tennessee and the text may be found in the Tennessee Code Annotated in Title 58, Chapter 2, Part 7.  The…

Social Fiction

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’m a big fan of science fiction. In fact, my novel “Epiphany” was the first of a planned science fiction trilogy. The famous writer Ray Bradbury…

In God We Trust

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   “Recognition of the Supreme Being is the first, the most basic expression of Americanism. Without God, there could be no American form of government, nor…

In Memoriam

By Dr. Jim Ferguson We gathered in Chattanooga’s Federal courtroom, but not for a legal battle. Because, as the presiding judge opined, this was a joyful occasion. Becky and I…

Survivors

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   By the time you read this essay I hope many of you have in your possession a signed copy of my latest book, “Well…What Did…

Polemics

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “Let’s get”…political. Things are a mess and no rational person can deny it. Some people tell me I’m a fool to speak out against what’s happening…

Worth a Dern

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   You have to be careful what you say around children. Their minds are like sponges, absorbing the world around them, even though at times it…