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Hypocrisy has lost all meaning

There was a time when calling someone a hypocrite could stain their reputation. No more. Like the overused and often misapplied word "racism," hypocrisy has lost the power to cause harm. The media and Democrats are agog over. . .

Mississippi's fuel tax debate renews again between politicians, business leaders

STARKVILLE -- Speaking to the Delta Council Annual Meeting in Cleveland recently, United Parcel Service chairman and chief executive officer David Abney - a Mississippi Delta native who leads the world's largest package delivery...

Democrats face trap on climate change

The more the climate debate changes, the more it stays the same. Polls show that the public is worried about climate change, but that doesn't mean that it is any more ready to bear any burden or pay any price to combat it. If. . .

Raising the marriage age

This commencement season, I'm profiling a few extraordinary students who graduated from New York City's Hunter College. Hunter began almost 150 years ago as a teaching college for women. It was already ahead of its time,. . .

Biden is not the inevitable nominee

Will Joe Biden inevitably win the Democratic nomination for president? A month ago, many psephologists thought so, as national polls within two weeks of his April 25 announcement showed the former vice president with 41 percent. . .

Getting deeper and deeper in debt

There are many addictions besides drugs, sex and power. There is also our increasing addiction to debt. According to Money Magazine, reporting on figures from the New York Fed, "Americans' debt hit a new high of $13 trillion last. . .

Reeves, Hood both battle tested but attorney general has faced tougher contests

The two favorites in this year's election for governor, Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, have each been elected to statewide office four times. But Hood, a Chickasaw County native, has...

Russiagate is no Watergate

"History is repeating itself, and with a vengeance," John Dean told the judiciary committee, drawing a parallel between Watergate, which brought down Richard Nixon, and "Russiagate" which has bedeviled Donald Trump. But what. . .

A half century of memories

By Ray Mosby Columnist "Can it be that it was all so simple then? Or has time rewritten every line? If we had the chance to do it all again Tell me, would we? Could we?"--Alan and Marilyn Bergman CLARKSDALE -- Gosh, it just seems. . .