Do you agree that adolescents in the juvenile justice system have little chance for success without adequate education?
Section 1 of the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law last week, is to calm the masses – those who believe the gay agenda in America needs to be sent a message. Section 2 of the act says that in the future all state seals should have “In God We Trust” added. Like […]
Does Mississippi’s new voter ID law threaten voting rights?
The June 3 party primaries for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will be the first elections in which Mississippians will be required to show a government-issued photo ID when voting. This is the result of a constitutional amendment approved by 64 percent of Mississippi voters in 2011 and a subsequent law passed by […]
In selecting Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as host of the “Late Show,” CBS has waged war on America’s heartland – or so proclaims that Palm Beach font of heartland mirth, Rush Limbaugh. Don’t you believe it, Heartlanders. But wait, there’s more. CBS also must be waging war on Asian-Americans since a Twitter activist […]
History shows that our founding fathers struggled to determine how states should be represented in Congress. “During the summer of 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia established equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House of Representatives,” says the official U.S. Senate web site. “Called the ‘Great Compromise’ or […]
Problems in the North Lee County Water Association continue despite a wholesale reconstitution of the association’s board of directors and leadership in 2011 following revelations of mismanagement and illegal actions. North Lee’s 2013 audit, required by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget because North Lee holds a federal loan derived from taxpayer funds, found […]
Lt. Ronnie Partlow of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department is a burly, tough-looking guy you wouldn’t want to go up against. But he’s got a soft spot – or better stated, a big heart – for kids in trouble with the law. He’s director of the Lee County Juvenile Detention Center, and that big heart […]
The West has made NATO’s military alliance the heart of its response to Russia’s power grab in Ukraine. But we may be fighting the wrong battle: The weapons President Vladimir Putin has used in Crimea and eastern Ukraine look more like paramilitary “covert action” than conventional military force. Putin, the former KGB officer, may in […]
Who doesn’t love springtime? For sports fans so much is going on. Baseball season begins, The Masters tournament in Augusta has started and the Final Four ended a long winter of college basketball. For the green thumbs among us, spring represents another challenge, and that is to make that lawn and garden as healthy and […]