"You know, it really doesn't matter what (the media) write as long as you've got a young and beautiful piece of ass," Donald Trump philosophized during an interview with Esquire magazine
Maybe I'm just getting old, but more and more as of late, current events stir the echoes of my childhood.
Ordinarily, I might gloat. Last week, a prominent conservative pundit conceded a point yours truly and countless others have been making for a long time.
This month, the people who run the state -- Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn -- announced their intentions to "reform" the state's tax structure as a means of a reviving a state economy that appears to be poised on the edge of the abyss.
During the past two and a half years, dozens of factual studies and reports have accumulated from states that expanded Medicaid as part of Obamacare.
Making my way slowly down the stairway I placed my right hand on the wall while my left hand covered my eye.
When my syndicate editor told me a few clients had been asking, Don't you have anyone over there who can write something positive about Donald Trump?, I thought, well, that could be fun. But hard.
OK, let's get one thing straight before we go any further: Bobby Harper has no more goats for sale. Fact is, he never had any to begin with. Throughout most of August, though, he's had a pleasant, though not always easy, time trying to convince readers of the Mississippi Market Bulletin of that.
Facebook scrolling can be a sobering experience. If I hadn't learned that before, I knew it Sunday night.
I have a confession to make. I am tired of Donald Trump.
"I did it my way," crooned Sinatra.
There are multiple legitimate forms of economic development.
The Mississippi Department of Education released the results of the statewide Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) test this week.
My Republican friend, Richard J. Cross III, is a talented wordsmith who has just crossed over to the other side.
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