With the surrender of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Wis.) to the Trump crusade, it is fair to wonder what the Republican Party stands for.
In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union -- in terms Americans can understand.
I like to go back to Metro Atlanta often enough to remember why I left. Atlanta, of course, is now one hellishly dense suburb that stretches from Chattanooga to Columbus with a tightly stitched tapestry of chain crap and traffic snarls in between. I creep along and remember.
The green heron stood on the dock with its two short twig-like yellow legs. Usually the screen door opens and he takes flight immediately.
A rose to Mississippi School for Math and Science, which continues to be a shining example of what public school education can be even as its continues to drop for lack of funding.
Last year's announced plans for a Columbus children's museum in the old Elks Club Building and the city's demolition of the Gilmer Inn focuses attention on one of Columbus' most historic city blocks.
"MSMS is a high school. But it is probably very different than the high school you attend right now." Themsms.org As an alumna of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, I can wholeheartedly attest to this.
"Clinton to Paint Trump as a Risk to World Order." Thus did page one of Thursday's New York Times tee up Hillary Clinton's big San Diego speech on foreign policy.
It was such a marvelous idea: the United States of America.
Each April, when the Mississippi legislature ends its session, the furor over new legislation generally drifts away and most Mississippians never really feel the consequences of those new laws in any meaningful way.
Bernie Sanders is clearly winding down his campaign for the Democratic nomination. In speeches and interviews over the weekend, he started turning his lance away from Hillary Clinton and toward Donald Trump.
Sam and I went to see Prairie neighbors Nick and Eleanor Hairston's granddaughter Reed's school musical where she belted out the "Hero" song. I've been thinking about that song ever since.
On Thursday, Lowndes County Chancery Judge Kenneth Burns ruled Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and the city council did, in fact, violate Mississippi's Open Meeting Act.
The three of us had started school together at Demonstration School more years ago than we would care to admit. This was a journey we had always wanted to make.
1. Our View: The sorry state of our roads emblematic of a do-nothing Legislature DISPATCH EDITORIALS
3. Editorial cartoon for 1-19-18 NATIONAL COLUMNS
4. Leonard Pitts: Journalism's (and the public's) responsibility NATIONAL COLUMNS
5. Roses and thorns: 1/21/18 ROSES & THORNS