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Why liberalism is bad for America

In the article "Republicans have hot, cold feelings on Constitution," by Ben Evans, he states that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-IL, has proposed nine amendments to the Constitution. Among them are the RIGHT to quality housing and education.

 

 

Thinks restaurant has explaining to do

My family and I have always enjoyed eating at Mi Toro's restaurant. They have good food at great prices.

 

Birney Imes: Birthday ruminations

Posted 8/21/2010 in Local Columns

A birthday is a time for reflection. I hope you will indulge me. Growing up in Columbus, my favorite pastime as a kid was cruising all over town on a bicycle. Across the river was off limits, so naturally, that's where we went. In those days all the honky tonks and beer joints were over there. We were more interested in the curb markets that sold firecrackers. I still fancy myself an explorer.

 

Peter Imes: Taking care of fraudulent Facebook accounts

Posted 8/19/2010 in Local Columns

 

 

'Don't ask my neighbor'

 

Steve Mullen: Back to the future: Starkville takes steps toward more livable community

Posted 8/18/2010 in Local Columns

What do Starkville and Oxford have in common? Starkville today reminds me much of Oxford, circa 1995. If you take offense at the suggestion that Starkville is 15 years behind Oxford, swallow your Bulldog pride and take a trip up there.

 

Letter: Transported back in time by column

I just read your article from April 24 about Charles Lindbergh's landing in Maben in 1923. It brought a smile to my face

 

 

Letter: Pop quiz

 

Roses and thorn 8-15-2010

Posted 8/15/2010 in Roses & Thorns

Roses and Thorns 8-15-2010

 

Letter: Thinks article was recruitment tool

The article written by Commercial Dispatch staff on Aug. 8 concerning the strike at the Omnova Solutions plant in Columbus, contains a website that recruits temporary replacement workers.

 

 

Letter: Disagrees with letter

First of all, thank you for publishing my letters. Signed letters carry so much more weight than anonymous posts, but even they give an insight to the opinions and attitudes of the general public.

 

 

Letter: Objects to tree cutting moratorium

I attended the Aug. 3, alderman meeting to state my objection to a six-month moratorium on cutting certain trees in the city of Starkville.

 

Birney Imes: Life lessons from a bricklayer's son

Posted 8/15/2010 in Local Columns

Jerry Rice had some poignant things to say the other day. As he was being inducted into pro football's hall of fame, Rice admitted he has been consumed with fear throughout his football career.

 

Starkville Now: Let's make smarter choices for the city of Starkville (link)

Posted 8/13/2010 in Local Columns

 

 

Letter: Partisanship won't solve local issues

After reading Councilman Dumas' letter it reminded me of past conversations I have had.

 

 

Letter: Obama's popularity

So, Obama's popularity polls are going down. It's not because his policies are all that bad and many do not like him; it's because of his race.

 

 

Letters: I apologize ...

Caledonia mayor discusses disagreement

 

 

Peter Imes: Finding work and workers online

Posted 8/12/2010 in Local Columns

Unemployment in the Golden Triangle now ranges anywhere from 10.7 percent (Oktibbeha County) to 22 percent (Noxubee County). In light of these staggering numbers, I think now may be a good time to review a few methods of finding both work (for the unemployed) and workers (for employers).

 

 

A death that could have been prevented

I am the only sister to John A. Hall, formerly of Columbus. On July 1, 2010 my brother was on his motorcycle traveling down Highway 45 North.

 

 

Disagrees with judge's gay marriage ruling

Openly gay Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's decision to overturn the voter approved Proposition 8, that defines marriage as between one man and one woman in California, slices at the jugular of true democracy.

 

 

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