Woody Guthrie, by God, that Commie Okie, the troubadour of the Dust Bowl.
With metronomic regularity, some well-motivated billionaire announces that he wishes the government would increase his taxes. The latest entrant is Eli Broad.
Every morning I plan my day and make lists. As quickly as the thoughts came, I remembered women I had seen in a Honduras village. I'll call this one Abagail.
I was planning on writing today about the 1830s homes of Columbus that are rapidly being destroyed without even an attempt to salvage valuable materials out of them. However, the last two days I have had several people ask me about family stories.
When the city of Columbus sent letters to 27 homeowners whose properties were severely damaged by the Feb. 23 tornado informing them that they had until Monday to respond with their plans to rebuild, repair or demolish their properties, it was viewed by some as adding insult to injury.
"For too long our leaders have failed us, taking us into one regime change war after the next, leading us into a new Cold War and arms race, costing us trillions of our hard-earned tax payer dollars and countless lives. This insanity must end." Donald Trump, circa 2016?
There is likely no better example of self-governance than your local school board.
About reparations, a skeptical President Barack Obama in 2016 told reparations proponent Ta-Nehisi Coates that it would divide the country.
Hypertourism has become the curse of desirable places all over the world. It refers to the swarms of tourists who clog the plazas and narrow streets of prized cultural destinations -- Florence, Venice, Barcelona, Prague and others.
There are two riddles in this column.
When my son Lawrence was about 13, he had a T-shirt with the words "I make it look easy" printed on it. That's the way I feel about gubernatorial candidate Tate Reeves. He makes it look easy.
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5. Editorial cartoon for 7-17-19 NATIONAL COLUMNS