OPINIONS

« previous   Page 97 of 385   next »

Possumhaw: Summertime, the living is easy

Posted 7/25/2016 in Local Columns

Work in the garden during the early morning to avoid heat stress, and wear a hat and loose clothes. Felder Rushing.

 

Leonard Pitts: Battle between left and right no longer a contest of ideas

Posted 7/25/2016 in National Columns

Well, that was sure ugly. Last week's Republican conclave in Cleveland came across less as a nominating convention than as a four-day nervous breakdown, a moment of fracture and bipolarity from a party that no longer has any clear idea what it stands for or what it is. Everywhere you turned there was something that made you embarrassed for them,

 

Ask Rufus: A sister for the Little Sisters of Liberty

Posted 7/23/2016 in Local Columns

In 1950, the Boy Scouts of America instituted a project called Crusade to Strengthen the Arm of Liberty, which aimed to place replicas of the Statue of Liberty across the country.

Partial to Home: As pools proliferate, swimming holes nearing extinction

Posted 7/23/2016 in Local Columns

Nedra Mitchell has a lot of pictures on her cellphone. So many, it took her several minutes Thursday to dig up two images of swimming holes in the Caledonia area, one she took Memorial Day, the other about 40 years ago.

 

Other Editors: State's road and bridge maintenance plan still in play

Posted 7/23/2016 in National Columns

Supporters of a comprehensive state road and bridge maintenance plan haven't been able to persuade the state's political leadership that it is important enough to become an urgent priority, but that situation may change.

 

 

Rheta Grimsley Johnson: A personal Magic Kingdom invaded

Posted 7/23/2016 in National Columns

Most of us, if we are lucky, have one place in our lives we have seen that exceeds all expectations, that we keep in our minds like an escape hatch from the dreary routine of daily existence or failed dreams.

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Ted Cruz and the Trump takeover

Posted 7/23/2016 in National Columns

The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in time.

 

 

Our View: New hope for Lee Middle School property

Posted 7/22/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

For five years now, Lee Middle School has sat vacant, and it may be several years before we see any activity on the property.

 

Lynn Spruill: Wynn-dy City Blues

Posted 7/22/2016 in Local Columns

As a frequent recipient of Alderman Wynn's unwavering disapproval, I am inclined to pay closer attention than most to her comments at the board table on any given Tuesday.

 

Leonard Pitts: Cop killers serve no cause

Posted 7/22/2016 in National Columns

How can anyone ever explain this to Mason? He's only 4 months old, so that moment still lies years in the future. Still, at some point, too soon, he will ask the inevitable questions, and someone will have to tell him how his dad was shot to death for being a police officer in Baton Rouge.

 

 

Our View: Bulldog Bash must remain in Starkville

Posted 7/21/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

The relationship between Mississippi State University and the city of Starkville is essential to the success of both, though at times that seems to be forgotten.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: People should not play Pokemon at Auschwitz

Posted 7/21/2016 in National Columns

Here's something I never thought I'd have to say. People should not play Pokemon at Auschwitz.

 

 

Jaime Stiehm: The summer of our discontent

Posted 7/21/2016 in National Columns

Now is the summer of our discontent, Shakespeare might say, with none to make it glorious.

 

 

Our View: College campuses play important role in battle against tobacco

Posted 7/20/2016 in Dispatch Editorials

By the end of the year, all three of our area's college campuses will be officially tobacco-free.

 

 

Voice of the people: Earl Windle

 

 

« previous   Page 97 of 385   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email