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Slimantics: Democratic run-off will be test of re-tooled state party

Posted yesterday in Local Columns

Thursday afternoon, David Baria arrived in Columbus for a campaign event at the Lowndes County Courthouse.

 

Froma Harrop: How opponents feed Trump media machine

Posted yesterday in National Columns

The time has come for Donald Trump's critics to take a much-deserved vacation from all things Donald Trump.

 

Slimantics: Is this what America has become?

Posted 6/21/2018 in Local Columns

You've probably been hearing a lot about the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" policy on immigration, either from Trump and his surrogates or from every Mississippi Republican currently holding office in D.C. or campaigning for one of those seats.

 

Larry Elder: IG Report -- Imagine this level of bias during the O.J. Simpson case

Posted 6/21/2018 in National Columns

Imagine what defense attorney Johnnie Cochran, during the O.J. Simpson murder trial, would have done with notes to and from LAPD lead detectives Tom Lange and Philip Vannatter in which they demeaned Simpson's fans.

 

 

Our View: Rural doctor program could be model for reducing brain drain

Posted 6/20/2018 in Dispatch Editorials

Healthcare in Mississippi is a lot like the weather: Everybody talks about it, but no one does anything about it.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Immigrant children are real children

Posted 6/20/2018 in National Columns

"Illegals" have faces.

 

 

Froma Harrop: When women's dignity counts for zero

Posted 6/20/2018 in National Columns

The woman soon to be Rudolph Giuliani's third ex-wife is not the most sympathetic of victims.

 

 

Our View: Public deserves to know details on Lee development

Posted 6/19/2018 in Dispatch Editorials

For some time now, the sale of the Lee Middle School property has been shrouded in secrecy.

 

 

David Harsanyi: Free trade already puts America first

Posted 6/19/2018 in National Columns

These days, I'm often accused of being a globalist.

 

Possumhaw: Why I'm giving up plastic straws

Posted 6/18/2018 in Local Columns

My good friend, we'll call him Richard, caught up with me at church. "Girl," he said, "did you see this issue of National Geographic? It's about all that plastic ending up in the ocean."

 

Voice of the people: Anne Hierholzer Lang

 

 

Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar, Jr.

 

 

Charlie Mitchell: Much more than a cake at stake in court ruling

Posted 6/18/2018 in Local Columns

Some protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission contend the 7-2 decision proved the justices hate gays.

 

Patrick Buchanan: Trump's historic gamble

Posted 6/16/2018 in National Columns

President Donald Trump appears to belong to what might be called the Benjamin Disraeli school of diplomacy. The British prime minister once counseled, "Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel."

 

Steve Chapman: How Republicans went soft on communism

Posted 6/16/2018 in National Columns

If you had told Ronald Reagan in 1988 that in 30 years, the president of the United States would be chummy with communist dictators in China and North Korea, eager to please a brutal Kremlin autocrat, and indifferent to the needs of our military allies, he might have said: That's what you get for electing a Democrat.

 

 

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