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he American Heart Association said Monday e-cigarettes should be treated as are all “tobacco” products delivering nicotine. Do you...
Toyota’s investment in the PUL Alliance counties (Pontotoc, Union and Lee) with a sprawling auto assembly plant drives home the need for constantly changing and improving career education initiatives and encouragement in public schools whose evolving excellence is the goal of a $50 million gift called The Toyota Endowment. Making the most of the endowment […]
In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans’ comprehensive withdrawal of confidence from government at all levels and all areas of activity. Washington’s response to the menace […]
Journalist, author and professor Curtis Wilkie, who honed his writing skills on news fronts from Beirut to Bourbon Street, has dipped his pen into Gothic politics of Mississippi and the South and explored how the region may look in the post-Tea Party era. After roaming the world for 25 years covering news hotspots, Wilkie fortunately […]
Do you agree that career education must be presented and encouraged with clear information about current prospects and projections for future employment?
Policy decisions in board of supervisors’ politics across Mississippi is a nuanced skill because the office is like the U.S. House of Representatives – close to the people, with voters having face-to-face contact possibilities on an almost routine basis. Supervisors, with expected political acumen, keep their ears close to the ground when discussing top-tier issues […]
An unusual rift has developed between groups that purport to have in common the support of Mississippi’s public education system. Currently, there is a group called Better Schools, Better Jobs garnering signatures in hopes of placing on the November 2015 ballot an initiative calling for the eventual full funding of public education. This group, which […]
“The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is keeping them ignorant.” – Maximilien Robespierre ––––– Well, you have to hand it to Mississippi, at least we’re consistent. Consistently bad, that is. And sometime you just have to wonder if the powers that be in this state like it that […]
Should setting road maintenance priorities countywide be a board of supervisors policy?
A downturn in the number of non-martial births and birth rates reported this month by the National Center for Health Statistics offers encouraging news that some adults and adolescents have responded positively to a variety of evidence and entreaties to avoid unmarried parenthood and its avalanche of negative consequences. The NCHS, which works with the […]