New York real estate developer Stephen Ross was reportedly shocked by calls to boycott his businesses. The issue was the fundraiser he held last weekend for Donald Trump.
Ten weeks of protests, some huge, a few violent, culminated Monday with a shutdown of the Hong Kong airport. Ominously, Beijing described the violent weekend demonstrations as "deranged" acts that are "the first signs of terrorism," and vowed a merciless crackdown on the perpetrators.
It seems necessary to begin every discussion in America today with a reminder to show a little charity.
Way back then there was no caller ID or hitting a button to decline calls, so I answered the phone. It was a representative from Nielsen Media Research. She asked if I'd be interested in joining the Nielsen TV family. The TV family are people chosen to allow Nielsen to measure their TV viewing and radio listening. While I was flattered, I responded, "The only problem is I don't own a TV."
Of Mississippi's historic flags I have always thought the prettiest was the Magnolia Flag.
Absentee voting is meant to be a tool for voters, not a campaign strategy for candidates. In Columbus, some people don't seem to have gotten that memo.
Where were you this past Tuesday? This week was eventful with final summer plans or back to school for some. For others, Tuesday was a regular workday. I spent the day as a poll worker watching our democratic system work at the ground level.
1. Mona Charen: What Hong Kong means NATIONAL COLUMNS
2. Ask Rufus: Dancing Under a Green Corn Moon LOCAL COLUMNS
3. Roses and thorns: 8/18/19 ROSES & THORNS
4. Partial to Home: In the fullness of August LOCAL COLUMNS