Philosopher Robert Bellah once posited that modern Western human beings identify themselves in a peculiar way: as emotional cores, surrounded by baser material. According to Bellah, we are expressive individualists — meaning that “each person has a unique core of feeling and intuition that should unfold or be expressed if individuality is to be realized.”
At Joe Biden’s Wednesday press conference, a reporter cited a list of recent misfortunes before asking mournfully: “Did you overpromise to the American public what you could achieve in your first year in office?”
About one in four American workers have less than $10,000 stowed away for retirement, according to the 2020 Retirement Confidence Survey. Given that the average American spends about 20 years in retirement, that’s a concerning statistic.
Bobby Harrison: Gov. Tate Reeves, a self-proclaimed ‘numbers guy,’ is ignoring some pretty significant numbers
Gov. Tate Reeves likes to proclaim, “I’m a numbers guy.”
He did so on social media on Nov. 19 and on multiple other occasions. He’s also been known to remind reporters at his news conferences.
Lee County School District last month showed off its new $8 million Career and Technical Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility that houses several tracts for
From the moment many of us leave the womb, images of our infant selves get posted on Facebook and other social media.
It’s hard to know which is more messed up these days — air transportation, or the Biden Administration. As another case in point, consider the clash between airlines and wireless carriers over 5G.
There are some notions so thunderously discredited by experience that they may never be revived. No serious person still believes that lead can be turned into gold, that astrologers can predict the future or that fans will turn out to watch baseball in Miami.
A legislative watchdog group that analyzes the performance of state agencies recently released a report about the funding of charter schools in Mississippi and the
This week, after spending time vacationing in the disease-ridden hellscape known as Florida, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., came down with COVID-19. It was a tragic blow to the irrepressible Instagram star, who was forced to quarantine. But then, like an extraordinarily inaniloquent phoenix rising from the ashes of the dread omicron variant, she returned to her web audience with a message for the ages.
A day after the massive tax cut bill championed by Republican Speaker Philip Gunn passed the House, a member of his leadership team took bold action.
Nearly everything Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted about Elon Musk was wrong. Scratch the word “nearly.” Everything was wrong.
While most of the South experienced large population gains last year, Mississippi continues to be on the wrong side of population changes.
This week, the incoming New York City Mayor Eric Adams — the supposed rational corrective to uber-radical outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio — announced that he would allow legislation to proceed allowing local voting for 800,000 noncitizens.
As the 2022 regular session of the Mississippi Legislature moves forward, the question of the future of medical marijuana in the Magnolia State remains in limbo. Lawmakers appear in agreement on a plan to move forward on the issue, but Gov. Tate Reeves has other ideas.
She was only in her 30s when COVID-19 put her in the hospital for three nights. The woman, whom I know well, eventually tested negative, but then “long COVID” took over.
On the drive down to the Sugar Bowl, I checked my Worldometer App for the latest COVID stats.
Bobby Harrison: Hosemann wants to shun the term ‘Medicaid expansion.’ Is he appealing to Gunn, Reeves?
Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann believes a plea to Mississippians’ better angels ultimately will lead to Medicaid expansion.
The 2016 presidential election may be remembered as the last one in which the voters on the losing side trusted the result. It used to be the unquestioned norm. But in the era of Donald Trump, norms are like eggs — made to be broken.
There’s no denying it: We have a crime problem in Vicksburg and Warren County.