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Froma Harrop: Social media warp politics

Posted 6/23/2016 in National Columns

"The Bernie Bros are out in full force harassing female reporters," according to a recent headline on The Washington Post's website.

 

 

Our View: CMSD must tighten belt on its budget request

Posted 6/22/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Although the Columbus Municipal School District stresses it has not finalized its budget request for the 2017 school year, it seems certain the district will be requesting a significant increase in funding.

 

 

Kathleen Parker: Trump's born-again campaign

Posted 6/22/2016 in National Columns

If you turned on cable TV news Monday, chances are good that you caught Corey Lewandowski fibbing that he doesn't have a clue why Donald Trump fired him as his campaign manager.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Trumpism won't disappear when he does

Posted 6/22/2016 in National Columns

On Saturday, someone tried to kill Donald Trump.

 

 

Our View: Kids Count? In Mississippi, not so much

Posted 6/21/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

Each year, the Ann E. Casey Foundation releases its exhaustive study of the well-being of America's children called Kids Count.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Trolling for war with Russia

Posted 6/21/2016 in National Columns

Some 50 State Department officials have signed a memo calling on President Obama to launch air and missile strikes on the Damascus regime of Bashar Assad.

 

 

Froma Harrop: The cultural case for Brexit deserves respect

Posted 6/21/2016 in National Columns

It's not all about money. The economic arguments for Britain to stay in the European Union may be compelling, but the noneconomic ones demand respect. Preserving a way of life is a valid desire -- and one widely shared.

 

Possumhaw: A hard truth

Posted 6/20/2016 in Local Columns

Early in the morning I sat at the window watching the two surviving ducks forage at the lake's edge.

 

Charlie Mitchell: Gun control discussions are rifled with myths

Posted 6/20/2016 in Local Columns

Today's National Rifle Association is a trade association -- protecting manufacturers -- yet masquerades as a grassroots citizen rights movement.

 

Ask Rufus: Ancient villages, ancient plants

Posted 6/18/2016 in Local Columns

The Chickasaw Nation has returned to the Golden Triangle area.

Kathleen Parker: Why can't we do something sensible about guns?

Posted 6/18/2016 in National Columns

The arguments for and against gun control are so familiar by now, we might as well hit replay and skip the debate. In the wake of the horrific murders of 49 people in an Orlando gay nightclub, America is reenacting the usual drama: Politicians repeat past arguments, citizens retreat into their routines, killers reload.

 

Rheta Johnson: Grits, religion, bush-hogging and coming out

Posted 6/18/2016 in National Columns

I wonder if the governors of Mississippi and North Carolina and other states where gay, lesbian and transgender citizens have been targeted, usually in the name of religion, have any idea that the taxpayers they are maligning have been through many other battles. And survived.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Yes, Hitler

Posted 6/18/2016 in National Columns

Yes, Hitler. Some of you questioned my evocation of history's great villain in a recent column on House Speaker Paul Ryan's surrender to presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.

 

Roses and thorns 6/19/16

Posted 6/18/2016 in Roses & Thorns

A rose to the organizers of Thursday's "United Against Hate" interfaith service.

David Creel: Your rights, their rights, my rights -- and what is right

Posted 6/18/2016 in Local Columns

I am not sure that I have anything new to say about the horrific crimes against humanity committed in Orlando, but I feel compelled to say something, anything really, that keeps the conversation going, that pays respect to the memory of those who lost their lives, that offers solace to their families and friends, and that calls us all to own our part in the open warfare being waged in our cities and towns.

Partial to Home: A steak with Martie

Posted 6/18/2016 in Local Columns

Years ago, when our firstborn was small enough to carry around in a basket, a night on the town was often dinner at the Old Hickory Steakhouse.

 

Our View: Finding common ground

Posted 6/17/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

In the early morning hours Saturday, as America learned of the horrific slaughter of 49 innocent people at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, we waited to hear the word we would run with, the word that confirmed our biases and advanced our narrative.

 

 

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