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Leonard Pitts: 'The mouth speaks what the heart is full of'

Posted 1/12/2017 in National Columns

How about if we let Jesus answer Kellyanne Conway?

 

 

Our View: The W's important role

Posted 1/11/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

To the casual observer, Mississippi University for Women might seem a redundancy, and a small one at that.

 

 

Froma Harrop: The Obamacare repeal game is a disgrace

Posted 1/11/2017 in National Columns

The Republican majority in Congress has voted to kill the Affordable Care Act dozens of times.

 

 

Our View: Mother Goose endowment reveals our city's true nature

Posted 1/10/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

The official campaign for the Mother Goose endowment at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library ended Saturday, with "Goose's Grand Gala" at the Trotter Center.

 

 

Voice of the people: Woodrow Howell

 

 

Voice of the people: William Hairston

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: Kids' Page provides definitions worth reviewing

Posted 1/10/2017 in Local Columns

It's not often that the Kids' Page, a syndicated feature printed in some newspapers, inspires a grownup, but it can happen.

 

Possumhaw: Social order of buzzards

Posted 1/9/2017 in Local Columns

Who knew there was a pecking order among buzzards? First off, we don't actually have buzzards here in the Prairie; we just call them buzzards.

 

Leonard Pitts: Media must take a moral stand

Posted 1/9/2017 in National Columns

"Five minutes for Hitler, five minutes for the Jews." That, according to legend -- and a Facebook page for alumni of The Miami Herald -- was the routine response of an '80s-era editor whenever some hapless reporter was working overly hard to bring "balance" to a story where none should exist, where the moral high ground was clearly held by one side or the other

 

Steve Chapman: The risks of repealing Obamacare

Posted 1/9/2017 in National Columns

Much of politics is not about solving problems. It's about decrying problems while blaming your opponents for causing them or for failing to solve them. The trick is to always evade responsibility. It's like a game of hot potato. When the music stops, the winners are the ones holding nothing.

Partial to Home: Beware the sulling possum

Posted 1/7/2017 in Local Columns

"A Mr. Ronald Crowe is here to see you." It was a receptionist in the front office, Monday morning.

 

Steve Chapman: What Queen Elizabeth reveals about Trump

Posted 1/7/2017 in National Columns

Life for a modern monarch is often a jeweled prison, with an excess of tedium and a dearth of authority. Anyone who detests the idea of royals can take satisfaction in how insignificant they have become. But their adaptation to this shrunken role sheds a revealing light on Donald Trump.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: If Obama is a Muslim, is Trump a Russian spy?

Posted 1/7/2017 in National Columns

First, a history refresher: For the past nine years, a smattering of Americans, most recently led by our now president-elect, have insisted that Barack Obama is a Muslim born in Kenya.

 

 

Our View: The way we were -- and can yet be

Posted 1/6/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

This week, two events -- seemingly unrelated opened a window on what we used to -- and how we might recapture it as well.

 

 

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