Reaction to the fact that black voters were either invited or influenced to take part in a Mississippi Republican second primary vote has run the gamut from histrionics to humor, but the fact is that the history of electoral entanglement between blacks and the Mississippi GOP is in great measure coming full circle.
During our recent renovation of The Journal office, my wife Lisa uncovered a very comprehensive economic development plan for all of Calhoun County dated 1962.
My pre-fair cooking is done, perhaps the earliest ever. I always try to do some cooking before we go to Philadelphia, because it’s just so much easier.
Back in 1995 in the film “The American President,” Michael Douglas delivered a speech answering a rival that for many defined the cynical, hardball nature of politics in our country when he said that his opponent was “interested in two things, and two things only: making you afraid of it, and telling you who’s to blame for it. That, ladies and gentlemen, is how you win elections.”
I don’t know what it’s going to take for U.S. Senate challenger Chris McDaniel to get the message this race is over.
Bruce’s Sawmill Festival had the biggest crowd in its history on Friday night and Saturday. The square was full of vendors and visitors with quite a festive atmosphere throughout. In addition to the local crowd, there were Calhoun County natives and a lot of out-of towners.
The border crisis that brought President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry to the table earlier this week is one that graphically illustrates the partisan and philosophic divide that is grinding our American government into the quagmire of gridlock.
While driving to Philadelphia last Saturday morning to do some prep work on our family’s Neshoba County Fair cabin, my wife Lisa, as she often does, was reading a magazine article to me.
An on-going problem that complaining doesn’t seem to get permanently fixed– garbage left in your garbage bin after pickup.
STARKVILLE – If one bases their perception of what happens next in the political circus that the Mississippi Republican Senate Primary election has become on what is being shoved out on social media, it would seem that the ultimate resolution of this conflict will come as a result of which group can shout the loudest.