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Patrick Buchanan: The real existential threats of 2016

Posted 8/16/2016 in National Columns

On Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion.

 

Possumhaw: Down comes rain; up goes grass

Posted 8/15/2016 in Local Columns

A couple of years back Sam signed up to cut the grass at the church.

 

Froma Harrop: Obamacare under President Hillary Clinton

Posted 8/15/2016 in National Columns

We may be getting ahead of ourselves assuming that Hillary Clinton will be next president, but let's proceed on that (comforting) notion.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Racism pervades our institutions, yet all are 'innocent'

Posted 8/13/2016 in National Columns

We will get to Baltimore in a moment. First, let's talk about innocence.

 

Patrick Buchanan: Yes, the system is rigged

Posted 8/13/2016 in National Columns

"I'm afraid the election is going to be rigged," Donald Trump told voters in Ohio and Sean Hannity on Fox News. And that hit a nerve.

 

Kathleen Parker: John Oliver has given us the best defense of newspapers ever

Posted 8/13/2016 in National Columns

Every couple of years or so, I feel the need to whine about the plight of newspapers. It's August. I'm Trumped out. So today's the day.

 

Partial to Home: Extracting sweetness

Posted 8/13/2016 in Local Columns

Since company was coming at 7:30, bright and early, we needed to get up and get moving. There was the old cypress table Melvin Brewer made for us to move to the garage, the extractor to set up and the five-gallon pails to rinse out.

 

Voice of the people 8/14/16

Takes issue with editorial Friday's "Other Editors" from the New York Times, was definitely written from that liberal paper's viewpoint.

 

Roses and thorns 8/14/16

Posted 8/13/2016 in Roses & Thorns

A rose to Mississippi State athletes Brandon McBride and Marta Freitas for their efforts last week in the Summer Olympics of Rio de Janeiro.

Ask Rufus: Aberdeen is burning

Posted 8/13/2016 in Local Columns

On Monday March 20, 1882, Columbus Mayor C.E. Dancy received a telegram of distress from the mayor of Aberdeen.

 

Our View: From Frisbee golf to comic books to gourmet food, a jam-packed weekend

Posted 8/12/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Generally, summer weekends are a "do it yourself" proposition where arts, entertainment and events are concerned. It's just too hot, the thinking goes.

 

Lynn Spruill: A new and improved Highway 12 coming

Posted 8/12/2016 in Local Columns

I happened to be stuck at the intersection of Highway 12 and Louisville Street this week waiting on the light to change when I noticed the beginnings of next year's headache.

 

Voice of the people: Saul Vydas

 

 

Jaime Stiehm: Trump likes snub from Republican elite

Posted 8/12/2016 in National Columns

From on high they have spoken to us, we the people.

 

 

Our View: Unmet needs represent opportunity for service

Posted 8/11/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Tuesday, we told the story of Kay McElroy and the Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary she founded in Caledonia 29 years ago.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Donald Trump's brain

Posted 8/11/2016 in National Columns

Two years ago, Karl Rove caused a stir when he planted a seed that Hillary Clinton might have suffered brain damage from a fall.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: One nation, divided by our versions of reality

Posted 8/11/2016 in National Columns

"Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free" --John 8:32 Or maybe not. Far be it from me to correct Jesus, but to survey the modern political landscape is to see precious little evidence of the truth setting anyone free.

 

 

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