Among Donald Trump's many shortcomings are the vast amount of history he doesn't know and the little he does.
This week's decision by a Lowndes County not to indict Davius Smith in the shooting death of his father, Robert Smith Jr., again focuses attention on the subject of domestic violence.
He can't go 10 minutes without saying something -- let's be diplomatic here and call it ... provocative.
Sometimes the best move you can make is to make no move at all.
Donald Trump has many worrisome, regrettable and even deplorable traits. But after studying him for the past two years, I have concluded he has an overlooked quality that cancels out many of his bad ones. Say what you will, the man is lazy.
After 17 years at the same company, Dawn Wilson has just lost her job.
As good fortune would have it, my walking partner, Shirley, and I encountered a gentleman at Plymouth Bluff who was outfitted in dust-colored clothing, a vest full of pockets, and looking altogether like a National Geographic "birder."
For two years, this writer has been consumed by two subjects.
Facing a day of rain, I went to Starbucks Sunday, a week ago, and bought a New York Times. Regardless your politics, the Sunday Times can be a cornucopia of delights and -- assuming you have two hours or so to devote to it -- the best argument I can think of for hold-in-your-hands newspaper reading.
"Mississippi finishes last - again - among all states in annual health ranking," read the December headline in the Biloxi Sun-Herald.
In December 1964, a Silver Age of American liberalism, to rival the Golden Age of FDR and the New Deal, seemed to be upon us.
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