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Big brother comes to camp

Sleep-away camps around the country have started using facial recognition techniques to identify campers in photos and dispatch these to their parents. The Washington Post recently wrote about the phenom, interviewing a dad whose. . .

Playing around with plays on words

By Ray Mosby Columnist "If at first you don't succeed, maybe you are not doing it right."-- Mosby's Rule of Doing Stuff. ROLLING FORK -- After seeing two more mass shootings carried out by angry young white men using weapons of. . .

Socialism? Never say never

President Trump has repeatedly promised, "America will never be a socialist country." Since Franklin Roosevelt began expanding government in the 1930s, the United States has increasingly adopted big-state policies associated with. . .

Biden's blunders make Trump look like Churchill

Former Vice President Joe Biden, in December 2018, said, "I am a gaffe machine." File that under the category of truer words have seldom been spoken. President Donald Trump benefited in the 2016 presidential contest because the. . .

Mistakes were made in Epstein's favor

The Jeffrey Epstein case establishes beyond a doubt that if you're a sexual predator, it pays to be a rich and connected sexual predator. Epstein, now dead of an apparent suicide before his accusers had their day in court, worked. . .

Democratic puzzle continues to take shape

"No candidate received a polling bump as a result of the Detroit debates," writes Morning Consult analyst Anthony Patterson this week. That's a big disappointment for the dozen or more candidates struggling to make the Democrats'. . .

Runoff candidates need to keep voters motivated

JACKSON -- Mississippi candidates working toward Aug. 27 party primary runoffs have two important tasks: keep the base motivated and find new voters. People that day will determine the Republican nominees for two statewide. . .

ICE raids demonstrate policy disconnect

STARKVILLE -- The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in Scott County and other Mississippi locales where there are large-scale poultry processing operations are more than headlines to me. Two of my grandchildren attend the...

Is white racism really increasing?

Immediately following two horrific mass shootings -- one in El Paso, Texas, and another within a matter of hours in Dayton, Ohio -- the blame game started. For many, culprit No. 1, of course, is President Donald Trump.. . .