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Slimantics: Mississippians know Presley has their back on net neutrality issue

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Local Columns

In his 10 years as the Northern District's Public Service Commissioner, Brandon Presley has emerged as one of a rare breed of Mississippi politicians who seems to have escaped the clutches of narrow partisanship.

Editorial cartoon for 12-15-17

Posted less than 6 hours ago in National Columns

 

Voice of the people: Judy Coleman

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Letters to the Editor (voice@cdispatch.com)

 

 

Voice of the people: Jiben Roy

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Letters to the Editor (voice@cdispatch.com)

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Unlike Nixon, Trump will not go quietly

Posted less than 6 hours ago in National Columns

On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon bowed to the inevitability of impeachment and conviction by a Democratic Senate and resigned.

 

 

Our View: Communiversity's success depends on an engaged partnership

Posted yesterday in Dispatch Editorials

A year after construction started on the $42.6 million Communiversity, the massive manufacturing technology education center is beginning to take shape and turn heads for those driving past the site along Highway 82.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Alabama was a win, and not just for Democrats

Posted yesterday in National Columns

The Democratic conquest of a senate seat in Alabama produced a lot of winners other than the victor himself, Doug Jones. Many were Republicans, including some who voted for the inexplicable Roy Moore.

 

 

Our View: Town hall meetings: Let's have more of them

Posted 12/13/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

The best of American democracy does not always begin with visionary leaders on a national scale.

 

 

Clarence Page: 'Chaos president' keeps us guessing -- and praying

Posted 12/13/2017 in National Columns

Why, I am often asked, do media cover President Donald Trump so much?

 

 

Our View: Citizens ill-served by city's timid response to CPD leadership

Posted 12/12/2017 in Dispatch Editorials

On Monday, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith confirmed that police chief Oscar Lewis has given notice he will be retiring at the end of the year.

 

 

Voice of the people: Emilie White

 

 

Voice of the people: Cameron Triplett

 

 

Bernard Goldberg: Plan B: Sex

Posted 12/12/2017 in National Columns

Democrats who want Donald Trump removed from office need a backup plan in case the Russian collusion thing doesn't pan out. And Plan B, I suspect, is sex.

 

Possumhaw: A Christmas tree and two small gifts

Posted 12/11/2017 in Local Columns

Ah, the sights and sounds of Christmas. Through darkened windows trees alight houses outlined with twinkling lights and some with a yard full of gigantic inflatables.

 

Charlie Mitchell: True to history, Mississippi both gracious and vicious

Posted 12/11/2017 in National Columns

My, my, my. Such language. Granted, having Donald Trump at the opening of a civil rights museum was akin to asking Jeff Davis to deliver the eulogy for Abraham Lincoln, but the reaction! And the variety! To some degree, it illustrates why few sane and sober people seek public office.

 

Slim Smith: Happy Birthday, Mississippi

Posted 12/11/2017 in Local Columns

On this date 200 years ago, Mississippi was admitted as the 20th state in the union with the state capital set in Natchez, David Holmes serving as our first governor and the state motto: "The State Whose Name You're Always Going To Get Wrong On Your Spelling Test."

 

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