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Our View: The Class of 2018

Posted earlier today in Dispatch Editorials

Welcome teachers, as we present to you the Class of 2018.



Bernard Goldberg: Where does it end?

Posted earlier today in National Columns

When I was in high school, in the early 1960s, my family embarked on a car ride south -- from New Jersey to Florida, where we had relatives.



Froma Harrop: Women united refuse to be dishes on cad's buffet

Posted earlier today in National Columns

Let us briefly rest from the obscene world of politics and turn to the more wholesome subject of hookups at bars.



Steve Chapman: Trump vs. the business community

Posted yesterday in National Columns

Most business executives fumed and groused for the eight years Barack Obama was in the White House. He was a former community organizer who had never met a payroll, and those in the corporate boardrooms thought he was no friend of free enterprise.


Possumhaw: What you don't know will kill you

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

"14 'Healthy' Foods That Are Actually Bad for You" caught my attention. The article's author was Jennifer Cohen and the website was Forbes. As a healthy vegetarian, I knew I'd ace the list. I was wrong


Other Editors: It's time to change the state flag

Posted yesterday in National Columns

Once again, the issue of the Mississippi state flag has come up for debate.


Ask Rufus: Lost churches of Columbus

Posted 8/19/2017 in Local Columns

Lately I have been asked about some of the old church buildings of Columbus that have been lost to so-called progress.

Being Beautiful: Turn up the radio and turn down Memory Lane

Posted 8/19/2017 in Local Columns

What has the magic power to transport us through space and time back to a moment, whether happy or sad?

Slimantics: If an eclipse can stop one war ...

Posted 8/19/2017 in Local Columns

On Monday, from about noon until 3 p.m. (local time), most of us are going to stop what we're doing to note a natural phenomenon -- a solar eclipse. When the eclipse is full, at approximately 1:28 p.m., the sun will look like a small orange crescent and the skies will be dark, but not entirely dark.


Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar Jr.



Leonard Pitts: Charlottesville didn't spring from nowhere

Posted 8/19/2017 in National Columns

It is important to look beyond the riot.



Patrick J. Buchanan: America's second civil war

Posted 8/19/2017 in National Columns

"They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee -- and what a leader! ... No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic devotion among troops as did Lee when he reviewed them on his horse Traveller."



Wyatt Emmerich: Another Kemper power plant surprise

Posted 8/18/2017 in Local Columns

I thought nothing regarding the Kemper power plant could surprise me anymore, but I was wrong.



Steve Chapman: Charlottesville, Trump and the resurgence of white nationalism

Posted 8/18/2017 in National Columns

The birth of a child is a happy occasion that inspires joy and celebration.


Slimantics: An experiment in the Delta

Posted 8/17/2017 in Local Columns

T.Mac Howard is not your typical civic club speaker, which probably accounts for his popularity.


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