Gov. Phil Bryant kicked off a recent seminar at the Civil Rights Museum auditorium featuring Nobel Prize winning economist Dr. James Heckman.
What we've got here is failure to communicate. Except it's not really failure. It's actually unwillingness to communicate, fear of what communication might mean. After all, if you communicate, you might understand some painful truths -- and then where would you be?
President Trump offered few words about health care in his State of the Union address. He did mention drug prices, though.
Early in George W. Bush's first term, I was dining with a friend who didn't agree with my worldview.
Today marks the beginning of Black History Month, which is also the day some misguided people begin to ask, "Why is there no White History Month?"
This year's State of the Union address was in line with past ones: a tedious and bloated exercise in Washington pageantry that ate up a lot of cable news time despite its almost complete irrelevance to how Americans will actually be governed.
Someone asked me a while back when my columns appear in The Dispatch. The answer is, I don't know.
Sisters are doin' it for themselves. That, you may remember, was the title of a hit 1985 pop song. But 33 years later, pop has become prophecy.
This newspaper employs more than one reasonably close friend of the Gabe Parker family.
It's been a while now since the president's doctor said that while Donald Trump could stand to lose a few pounds, he's in "excellent" health.
It was a cold evening last week when I headed upstairs. The kittens were bedded and all the outside animals, plants, and structures were adequately heated. That's when I smelled something like wires burning.
Lobbyists have been around as long as there have been lawmaking bodies. Once they were seeking favorable rules and regulations for the private economy. Today, more and more, lobbyists are seeking customers.
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