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Our View: Lee project will boost community and keep memories fresh

Posted 4/12/2019 in Dispatch Editorials

What qualifies as historic is sometimes in the eye of the beholder. That's the case with the old Lee High School property on the corner of 18th Avenue and Military Road.

 

 

Marion Whitley: T-shirts, flags and dental loyalties

Posted 4/12/2019 in National Columns

Safe to say, most visitors to New York take at least a 'walk through' in Rockefeller Center if only to spot the Skating Rink, Radio Music Hall and the celebrated Christmas tree.

 

 

Our View: A lot of talk about the state flag

Posted 4/11/2019 in Dispatch Editorials

What does Mississippi's state flag and the weather have in common?

 

 

Larry Elder: The 'surge' in hate crimes

Posted 4/11/2019 in National Columns

According to the FBI, "hate crimes" are on the rise. The agency reported a 17 percent increase in such crimes in 2017 compared to 2016.

 

Slimantics: Breaking the ideological sound barrier

Posted 4/10/2019 in Local Columns

I had a pretty good idea of what to expect when Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves arrived in Columbus Tuesday to speak to the Lowndes County Republican Women at the group's monthly luncheon at Lion Hills Center.

 

Leonard Pitts: Baloney is not free

Posted 4/10/2019 in National Columns

Baloney is not free. That's important to keep in mind in an era that finds America wading hip deep in a cascading tide of bovine effluvium.

 

Slimantics: A thing of beauty...

Posted 4/9/2019 in Local Columns

My dad was a practical man and, out of necessity, frugal, too. He and mom raised six kids and although ours was a two-income home, neither mom nor dad ever made more then $8 per hour.

 

Patrick Buchanan: Already deep in the politics of hate

Posted 4/9/2019 in National Columns

During an Iowa town hall last week, "Beto" O'Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump's rhetoric as right out of Nazi Germany.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Bernhardt would be another disaster at Interior

Posted 4/9/2019 in National Columns

Back in 2016, candidate Donald Trump said he opposed a Republican bill designed to grease the wholesale transfer of America's public lands to states.

 

 

Other Editors: State infrastructure needs immediate attention

Posted 4/8/2019 in National Columns

 

 

Larry Elder: The Trump-Charlottesville 'moral equivalency' lie the left keeps telling

Posted 4/8/2019 in National Columns

During a 2008 interview with then-Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, ABC's Charlie Gibson asked whether Alaska's proximity to Russia offered Palin unique "insight." Palin responded, "They're our next-door neighbors, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska."

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: 2020: Socialist America or Trump's America?

Posted 4/6/2019 in National Columns

In the new Democratic Party, where women and people of color are to lead, and the white men are to stand back, the presidential field has begun to sort itself out somewhat problematically.

 

 

Leonard Pitts: Who is 'we?'

Posted 4/6/2019 in National Columns

With pre-emptive apologies to grammarians everywhere, today we ponder the following question: Who is "we?"

 

 

Froma Harrop: The war against warming: why we must fight

Posted 4/6/2019 in National Columns

Even after Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland, a strong pacifist movement in Britain opposed a military buildup to confront Nazi Germany. It vilified Winston Churchill as a warmonger for pushing one.

 

 

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