At some point, our elected officials in Jackson must accept reality and make some tough, and likely, unpopular decisions about our state budget.
Money is always tight. That is the nature of money. There is never enough.
Donald Trump's tweet about the media's being "the enemy of the American people" was a classic distraction -- in this case, from questions swirling around his team's troubling ties with our Russian adversaries.
If, as the saying goes, the squeaky wheel gets the grease, it seems fair to say that, of all the city of Columbus departments, Columbus Fire & Rescue most closely resembles a well-oiled machine.
The Obamacare repeal effort was already in unstable condition. Now its status must be downgraded to critical -- and completely unserious.
During the course of our lifetimes, all of us will make decisions and choices that will greatly impact our financial futures -- from decisions about higher education, training, changing jobs, investments and savings to the countless number of things we buy or don't buy.
Big mistake. To use an overused term, "Yuuge."
Imagine this. You are a boy, living in a child's blissful unaware.
Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals.
When the lakes, creeks and rivers fill up and when the flowers bloom and the grasses green Sam's out to find the first crappie "spawners." Every few days the big brown delivery truck leaves a package from "Monk's Crappie," Sam's favorite fishing supplier.
It's time we talked about the most consequential political divide in this country.
Illegal immigration from Mexico is yesterday's problem. Last year, more Mexicans left the United States than entered, according to the Pew Research Center. But if Donald Trump were to follow through on threats to ditch or decimate the North American Free Trade Agreement, illegal immigration from Mexico would become tomorrow's problem.
I have always considered myself to be a child of the prairie.
Sunday morning, two weeks ago, the parking lot of the Dollar General in Eastpoint, Florida, was jumping. Beth and I had stopped for bottled water. We were headed into the interior of the Florida Panhandle for a day of kayaking.
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