There are still a lot of overgrown Katrina lots on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, green ghosts left from a decade ago when the driveways led to houses and the concrete slabs held homes.
There is a saying: "It ain't bragging if it's true."
There is no scenario in which a teenager having an unintended baby is a good thing.
Now that Donald Trump has spoken before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a pro-Israel lobbying group, Americans have learned a few things.
It was a simple idea and simple event. But what we saw left us inspired.
A few words about the pious insincerity of Mitch McConnell.
Barack Obama walked the cobblestone streets of Old Havana to cheers of "Welcome to Cuba!" After decades of official hostility between the United States and Cuba, Obama has successfully nudged the two toward normal relations.
As midnight approached on the evening of March 12 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, a celebration broke out on the court.
"Things reveal themselves passing away," wrote W. B. Yeats.
Two weeks ago, the Mississippi Senate, at the behest of Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, passed a bill that will reduce state revenue by a whopping $577 million over the next 15 years by eliminating the franchise tax on business and the two lowest income tax brackets for residents.
Shoot. Me. Now. Senator Barack Obama scribbled that note to an aide in a committee hearing.
The carpenter bees are out, as are the bee traps. Already we've captured a half-a-dozen or so bees. The kittens are mesmerized, watching bees buzz around, tumbling on top of each other.
One wouldn't call them bedfellows, strange or otherwise, but President Obama and Donald Trump are both inadvertently helping the Islamic State through rhetoric that is either too cautious or too rash.
Say good night, Sen. Marco-mentum-less Rubio. When you get trounced in your home state, you're toast. Also in the toaster is the other boy senator, Ted Cruz, the least liked man not only in the United States Senate but also in quite a few states so far.
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