Donald Trump often seems more shock jock than president. He likes to shock, say or tweet outrageous things, prove that he's not just another politician. But now he is president; his words have impact, and his posturing can be dangerous.
Turns out there's one more thing we can count on besides death and taxes -- and it's that whenever Donald Trump opens his mouth, it won't be long before he puts his foot in it.
Apparently there is confusion over the year in which Columbus should celebrate its bicentennial.
When the Columbus City Council voted to hire a consultant to examine the city's police department in January, it took a big first step in improving public safety for its citizens.
Where do "isms" come from? You know, the nasty ones: racism, sexism, ageism, etc.
Today and tomorrow, workers at the Nissan plant in Canton will vote on whether to unionize, but the implications of that vote go far beyond Canton and the roughly 4,000 workers who will make that decision.
Economic sanctions work better as a symbol than as a solution.
Andy Boyd stood in front of a group of about 40 New Hope YMCA members Tuesday night and no one present had more "skin in the game" than he.
Forty-six million dollars a year is a lot to save just by flipping a switch.
July 26 is a significant day in American military history.
For close to four decades, Tyrone Ellis was a steady, moderate and respected voice in the Mississippi Legislature.
Almost-native son James Autry ought to be known better in Mississippi. He's "almost-native" because while he grew up in Benton County, he was actually born in Memphis. I suppose that means Tennessee can claim him, too.
It was early in the morning as I sat in my "writing room," Sam left well before dawn for fishing. Pachelbel's "Canon in D" played softly in the background while the kittens batted one another and scurried under chair and table playing chase.
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