As Barack Obama's presidency takes a back seat to the psychodrama known as the 2016 election, historians, speculators and revisionists are busy writing his presidential epitaph.
Prayer in schools, prayer at public events and the public display of religious scenes all too often seem under attack by the courts. The courts base their rulings on more than 200 years of legal precedents that there must be a separation -- a wall -- between church and state.
Pat Burwell is telling me how to get to her house in Steens, but I'm not getting it.
Everything I know about prayer, I learned from the late comedian and atheist George Carlin.
"In this age of Twitter, is reasoned discourse truly an historical relic, or is there hope for its revival?"
Hallelujah, we lived to see the day -- as Hillary Clinton spoke with grace to claim her place in American history. Nothing's over yet, but as the Democratic Party standard-bearer, Clinton is riding high.
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There is more than one way to waste a summer. Previously, we urged older teens to make productive use of their break from school by getting a job. The life lessons learned from those experiences often provide practical underpinning to "book learning."
Trump is cheered today because he defies the commands of political correctness, and, to the astonishment of enemies and admirers alike, he gets away with it.
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When should young people start thinking about careers? Mike Clayborne, president of the CREATE Foundation, says eighth grade.
Standing on my hotel balcony in the pre-dawn hours, I gaze out over several dimly illuminated swimming pools abutting a small man-made lake and a golf course.
"Drop your plans and schemes," Thomas Cromwell advises doomed Queen Anne Boleyn in "Wolf Hall." "Put down the burden of them." Bernie Sanders could use similar counsel.
Tuesday was an embarrassing day for the Starkville Board of Aldermen and, by extension, the city itself.
Ole Miss and Mississippi State -- this state's two members of the Southeastern Conference -- may be financial midgets when compared to most other SEC schools, but the size and scope of their athletics operations is staggering.
In 1933, Franz von Papen was hungry for revenge.
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