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Bill Crawford: Changing the state flag: morality vs. heritage

Posted 9/16/2017 in National Columns

Andy Taggart, former state GOP executive director, elected Republican official and once chief of staff to Kirk Fordice, Mississippi's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, has publicly challenged his party to step up and "lead the charge in finally removing from our state flag the representation of the Confederate battle flag."

 

 

Steve Chapman: Sanders' 'Medicare for all': a snare and a delusion

Posted 9/16/2017 in National Columns

Bernie Sanders has a health care plan he calls Medicare for all. He's underselling it. His proposal really should be called Medicare for all and a pony. It's everything you could want and then some.

 

Bernard Goldberg: Fake news and sloppy journalism

Posted 9/16/2017 in National Columns

At a rally in Phoenix a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump went rogue. He stopped reading prepared remarks off the teleprompter and for 30 minutes went on a tirade, taking aim at his favorite target: journalists. The crowd, of course, loved it.

 

Leonard Pitts: What did Jemele Hill get wrong?

Posted 9/16/2017 in National Columns

Let's consider the evidence.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: A Trump betrayal?

Posted 9/15/2017 in National Columns

"Having cut a deal with Democrats for help with the debt ceiling, will Trump seek a deal with Democrats on amnesty for the 'Dreamers' in return for funding for border security?"

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Nickel prophets are a dime a dozen

Posted 9/14/2017 in National Columns

 

 

Froma Harrop: Chuck, Nancy and Donald: the part that mattered

Posted 9/13/2017 in National Columns

Donald Trump's deal with "Chuck and Nancy" has rained new angst on his party (the Republican Party).

 

Leonard Pitts: Nothing to see here, say climate deniers

Posted 9/9/2017 in National Columns

Katia and Jose? Seriously? As if it were not bad enough that Houston is still drying out from Hurricane Harvey and South Florida is hunkered down in the face of Hurricane Irma, last week found the newly formed hurricanes Katia and Jose, respectively spinning in the Gulf of Mexico and whirling west across the Atlantic.

 

Froma Harrop: Time to remove Trump from the pilot's seat on trade

Posted 9/9/2017 in National Columns

Nuclear threats by North Korea frighten us and terrify South Koreans, who could suffer devastating losses in a conflict. But Donald Trump apparently sees the crisis as an occasion to threaten South Korea's economy, as well as its leadership's manhood.

 

 

Lenore Skenazy: The great GMO freakout

Posted 9/9/2017 in National Columns

It all began when a neighbor of filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy's sent a text asking whether she could borrow some organic milk. Kennedy texted back, "You can borrow some milk, but I don't have organic."

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Trump dumps the do-nothing Congress

Posted 9/8/2017 in National Columns

Donald Trump is president today because he was seen as a doer not a talker. Among the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, "At least he gets things done!"

 

 

Other Editors: Coast residents can do more than empathize with Harvey victims

Posted 9/8/2017 in National Columns

Twelve years ago Tuesday, Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast and changed our lives forever. In past years, the Sun Herald marked Aug. 29 by writing about the storm and the recovery of the Mississippi Coast.

 

 

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