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Leonard Pitts: An open letter to the GOP regarding its dearest enemy

Posted 11/12/2014 in National Columns

Dear Republican Party: Impeach President Obama.

 

Our View: Veterans deserve our grateful appreciation

Posted 11/11/2014 in Dispatch Editorials

In the United States, we observe two holidays to honor those who have served our nation through military service.

 

Voice of the people: Jamey Brumley

 

 

Voice of the people: Bob Raymond

 

 

Voice of the people: Mark Box

 

Possumhaw: Fear of thresholds

Posted 11/10/2014 in Local Columns

From the front porch I studied the lake and the fields and deer grazing along the tree line.

 

Our View: Bulldog-Tide debate is all the rage in Columbus

Posted 11/10/2014 in Dispatch Editorials

There are many things that make Columbus unique among Mississippi cities.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy

Posted 11/10/2014 in National Columns

You can't handle the truth.

 

Ask Rufus: The mystery of Mrs. Canant

Posted 11/8/2014 in Local Columns

It is a simple marble military headstone in a sea of more than a thousand white marble military headstones. It is not a soldier, though, who is buried there.

 

Voice of the people: Dismayed by voter indifference

Living in this area after having come from another state, I ask this with much less history here than most of my fellow readers: "Do we try to obtain as much information as we can about the people listed on our ballots before we vote?"

 

Lynn Spruill: Winning halo

Posted 11/8/2014 in Local Columns

There are the obvious, direct and immediate benefits of having a strong national standing for your football team. And there are some indirect benefits.

 

Rheta Grimsley Johnson: Freedom from want

Posted 11/8/2014 in National Columns

FISHTRAP HOLLOW -- From the barn come the boards that serve as underpinning for my old house. They are brought to its high side and screwed into the battened cedar for the season. Warnings here are for a freeze.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Shoshana Roberts and the catcalls heard 'round the world

Posted 11/8/2014 in National Columns

They say they are going to rape Shoshana Roberts. She's the star of a hidden camera video that has gone viral. Posted by Hollaback!, a group that campaigns against the street harassment of women -- "catcalling" -- it shows Roberts taking a silent stroll through New York City. Over the course of 10 hours, she records over a hundred instances of unwanted attention from unknown men.

 

 

Michael Gerson: Obama's 'gifts' to the nation

Posted 11/8/2014 in National Columns

WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama is a gifted politician. But a president is judged by the gifts he leaves behind. Following his fourth national election as party leader, Democrats are taking stock of what they have received.

 

 

Our View: NO dogs allowed?

Posted 11/7/2014 in Dispatch Editorials

During its regular meeting, the Starkville Board of Aldermen passed by a 6-1 vote a proposal to temporarily ban pets - essentially dogs - from its three public cemeteries.

 

 

Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: More states are passing own minimum wage laws

Posted 11/7/2014 in Local Columns

As with many public policies, the idea of a government-set minimum wage started small.

 

 

Our View: Candidates and criticism

Posted 11/6/2014 in Dispatch Editorials

Aside from a run-off for the District 17 state senate, the election season ended Tuesday, when Golden Triangle went to the polls in what election officials say were modest numbers.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Progressives don't need Washington all that much

Posted 11/6/2014 in National Columns

The Republican takeover of the Senate majority really shouldn't matter much to progressives.

 

 

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