Merrick Garland Is A Very Bitter Man

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com CORRECTION: The article from which I wrote part of my original August 22 column had wrongly attributed a quote criticizing the Trump raid to Neama Rahmani, president of West Coast Trial Lawyers. That quote was actually from...

Democrats’ Jan. 6th Committee Is A Kangaroo Court

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com During my 30 years in the U.S. House, and probably throughout the entire history of the U.S. Congress, political parties have been allowed to choose their members of the various committees. The number of members a party has...

Crime Explosion In Democrat-Run Cities

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com A few months ago, not long after he was sworn in as New York City’s newest Mayor, Eric Adams was asked why so many people were moving out of the city. Mayor Adams replied: “I don’t blame them for leaving. New York has become...

Kids Say The Darndest Things

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com You would have to be a senior citizen like me to remember Art Linkletter, but he had a show which ran for 25 years on CBS radio and television, and another that ran for 19 years on NBC radio and television. On one of his...

Far Left Hate Exposed Once Again

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com The hatred of those on the far Left never ceases to amaze me, and it seemed to reach new heights over the recent Supreme Court decisions on Roe vs. Wade. Pro-abortion demonstrators went to the home of Justice Amy Coney...

Remembering local restaurants

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com I miss Wright’s Cafeteria. Everything I ever had there was good, and I always saw a lot of friendly people there. One of the most pleasant was the owner, my friend David Wright. The cafeteria was filled with pictures of...