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Patrick J. Buchanan: Is Flynn's defection a death blow?

Posted 12/9/2017 in National Columns

Why did Gen. Mike Flynn lie to the FBI about his December 2016 conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak? Why did he not tell the FBI the truth?

 

Wyatt Emmerich: Mississippians suffer consequences of bad decisions, lack of regulation

Posted 12/8/2017 in Local Columns

Mississippi Power Company has some of the highest electricity rates in the state, but that's not stopping them from asking for more.

 

 

Our View: Celebrating 200 years

Posted 12/7/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

On Dec. 10, 1817, Mississippi became the 20th state in the union. The year-long observance of the state's bi-centennial will culminate Saturday with the opening of not one, but two museums dedicated to the state's long, often troubled, history.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Roy Moore poisons Alabama's business climate

Posted 12/7/2017 in National Columns

In 2006, a Chicago schoolteacher was sentenced to three years in prison for molesting teenage girls. He was 34 at the time and, according to news accounts, had slipped his hands under the shirt of a 17-year-old and fondled her breasts.

 

 

Our View: As long as it takes

Posted 12/6/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Thursday, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and the Columbus City Council will meet at the Trotter Center at 9:30 a.m. in an effort to agree on a joint resolution to submit to the Legislature to extend the 2-percent restaurant tax.

 

 

Voice of the people: Brandon H. Beck

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Donald Trump's meaningless tribute to Rosa Parks

Posted 12/6/2017 in National Columns

Here comes the most meaningless sentence you'll read today: Last week, Donald Trump paid tribute to Rosa Parks.

 

Our View: Let the holiday season begin

Posted 12/5/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

Christmas is a fixed date on the calendar, but while we all recognize Dec. 25 as the day, there is no agreement on when the Christmas season begins.

 

Voice of the people: D. Presley Hutchens

 

 

Salena Zito: In a political world gone topsy-turvy, Mike Pence steps forward

Posted 12/5/2017 in National Columns

When President Donald Trump shook the political world, the epicenter was Pennsylvania, the one swing state Republicans had tried and failed to carry in each of the last six presidential elections.

 

Possumhaw: Wait, watch and whisper

Posted 12/4/2017 in Local Columns

It was late in the afternoon when Sam and I made our way to the deer stand.

 

Wyatt Emmerich: Celebrating Mississippi's 200th birthday

Posted 12/4/2017 in Local Columns

On Sunday, Mississippi will celebrate its bicentennial. It's been 200 years since the founding of our state.

 

 

Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar, Jr.

 

Slimantics: A working man in a working man's program

Posted 12/2/2017 in Local Columns

In some respects, the 32nd and 33rd football coach in Mississippi State history are much alike.

 

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