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Patrick Buchanan: Hillary rejects 'America First'

Posted 6/3/2016 in National Columns

"Clinton to Paint Trump as a Risk to World Order." Thus did page one of Thursday's New York Times tee up Hillary Clinton's big San Diego speech on foreign policy.

 

 

Voice of the people: John Carson

 

 

Kathleen Parker: America is under attack -- from within

Posted 6/2/2016 in National Columns

It was such a marvelous idea: the United States of America.

 

Slimantics: Is Mississippi on the threshold of an economic death spiral?

Posted 6/1/2016 in Local Columns

Each April, when the Mississippi legislature ends its session, the furor over new legislation generally drifts away and most Mississippians never really feel the consequences of those new laws in any meaningful way.

 

Froma Harrop: Confessions of a former dead-ender

Posted 6/1/2016 in National Columns

Bernie Sanders is clearly winding down his campaign for the Democratic nomination. In speeches and interviews over the weekend, he started turning his lance away from Hillary Clinton and toward Donald Trump.

 

Possumhaw: Superman has left the building

Posted 5/31/2016 in Local Columns

Sam and I went to see Prairie neighbors Nick and Eleanor Hairston's granddaughter Reed's school musical where she belted out the "Hero" song. I've been thinking about that song ever since.

 

Our View: A victory for open government

Posted 5/31/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

On Thursday, Lowndes County Chancery Judge Kenneth Burns ruled Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and the city council did, in fact, violate Mississippi's Open Meeting Act.

 

 

Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar

 

Ask Rufus: Down the Tombigbee

Posted 5/28/2016 in Local Columns

The three of us had started school together at Demonstration School more years ago than we would care to admit. This was a journey we had always wanted to make.

Slimantics: On Memorial Day weekend, a slice of Americana

Posted 5/28/2016 in Local Columns

It is the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and the campground at DeWayne Hayes Recreation Center is filled to capacity. All 100 campsites are occupied, some elaborately so, with enormous campers, adorned with flags, personalized signs, even satellite dishes.

 

Partial to Home: The view from Homer's front porch

Posted 5/28/2016 in National Columns

It's Friday afternoon and I'm sitting on the front porch of an uninhabited trailer that until recently was the home of Homer Cantrell.

 

 

Voice of the people: Bobby Clardy

As I have meandered through my retirement years, my nightly entertainment on TV has been challenging. The mind-numbing drivel that is offered daily is beyond my tolerance.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Difficult to overestimate impact of 'Roots'

Posted 5/28/2016 in National Columns

Everything was different, the day after.

 

 

Jamie Stiehm: FDR still speaks across the ages

Posted 5/28/2016 in National Columns

The president spoke a personal word: "I never forget that I live in a house owned by all the American people and that I have been given their trust."

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: 'The great white hope'

Posted 5/28/2016 in National Columns

"Something startling is happening to middle-aged white Americans. Unlike every other age group, unlike every other racial and ethnic group ... death rates in this group have been rising, not falling."

 

 

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