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It’s too easy to generalize about shootings by police
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — A problem with public outrage when citizens — especially young citizens — are shot and killed by police is that no two situations are alike. Or at least not exactly alike. As the saying go...
Teen births down in Miss., other states
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON -- Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said for years that one of his top goals is reducing Mississippi's teenage pregnancy rate, long one of the highest in the nation. Now, he says his adminis...
Clinton not campaigning much for her party, unlike Nixon
by Michael Barone
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Just about everyone noticed Hillary Clinton's scathing comments on President Obama's foreign policy in her interview with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg. But almost no one has noticed where Clinto...
Train's whistle means home
by Mark Boehler
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
I'm probably in the minority, but I love the sound of the train whistles as they pass through Corinth. I never really realized this until the city began discussion of making the Cross City a Quiet ...
Musgrove’s zeal over full funding for MAEP hasn’t waned
by Sid Salter
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – The push being spearheaded by former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove to gin up lawsuits against the state over the failure of the Mississippi Legislature to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate E...
The Ferguson melodrama continues
by Rich Lowry
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Even if the police in Ferguson, Missouri, are the brutal occupying force alleged by the protestors there, what do local shop owners have to do with it? In the wake of the police shooting of 18-year...
Let congress vote on Iraq War III
by Patrick Buchanan
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down. But a team of Marines and Special Forces that...
Europe gives view of carless society
by Wyatt Emmerich
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time ever, I went to Europe and had a place to stay. My sister and brother-in-law now live in The Hague, which is the capital city of The Netherlands, also known as Holland. Melanie a...
Sales taxes aside, Congress should fight internet access taxes
by Sid Salter
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE -- As longtime readers remember, I’ve been a longtime advocate of leveling the playing field between traditional Main Street merchants and online sellers on the issue of sales tax collec...
Robin Williams: Comedy & tragedy
by Cal Thomas
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes. Williams' death made headline...
Fidelity to principle can make needed flexibility impossible
by Michael Barone
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Politicians have ranges of positions of varying widths that they find acceptable. Hillary Clinton, like her husband, has a very wide range of stands she finds acceptable, depending on timing and ci...
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