Friday's paper had an article in it about two recent fatal shootings of black men by police officers who were responding to "shots fired" calls. In both cases the police apparently mistook the black men for the criminals when they actually were the "good guys" responding to crimes committed by others.
A declaimer before this letter: I am writing this because of talk on the street I have heard of late. I am being kind in my remarks, to what the street talk is. No accusations meant, just some information needed to explain our current financial situation.
Never pass a school bus while it is loading or unloading students.
A host of Canada geese have remained with us for an unusually long time. Often the birds migrate in, settle for a while, and when the air turns cold, they head further south. But this year, they have stayed.
Recently H.W. Bush died at the age of 94. Our 41st president had a wonderful long active life, which we all cherish. He even had fun skydiving at age 90.
On the last night of the Republican National Convention in 1988, the candidate sought to impart to the country a vision of the America it could be.
George H.W. Bush was America's closer. Called in to pitch the final innings of the Cold War, Bush 41 presided masterfully over the fall of the Berlin Wall, the unification of Germany, the liberation of 100 million Eastern Europeans and the dissolution of the Soviet Union into 15 independent nations.
Rarely has a president been identified so closely with his wife. That Barbara Bush never pursued a big-league career made her high profile even more remarkable. Nor did she fashion herself into an icon of elegance and glamour. She rose to prominence for simply being the partner-in-life of George H.W. Bush.
I just took a journey through history, fishing, politics and up the Tombigbee. It all started in the parking lot of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in West Point one day last week.
My three daughters are all in bed by 8:30 every night. At least four nights a week, that's when my wife breaks out the laptop and various paper-stuffed folders.
As a columnist who writes some pretty un-pretty things about President Donald Trump, I'm about to briefly leave the pack of wolves howling for his death.
It's still too early to tell just how effective The Retail Coach will be in reinvigorating Columbus' retail sector.
As with the passing of former President Ronald Reagan, the media are in full praise mode following the death of former President George Herbert Walker Bush.
An ad on ABC's "Live with Kelly and Ryan" shows a little girl dragging a teddy bear to her mom at an elegant dinner table. The mother hugs her again and again. Then up pop the words: "You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation."
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