Here’s a wall that we really do need

Ray Mosby

“Those who would renegotiate the boundaries between church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: Why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly?”—Sandra Day O’Connor
As if one were needed, we have a brand new poster boy for the separation of church and state in this country.
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Stakes remain high in Mississippi as GOP debates health care reform

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – As the Republican majority in Washington begins to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” with their American Health Care Act, it’s important for Mississippians to remember that our state has a higher percentage of our population who are dependent on public health care or uninsured that the rest of the nation.
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“Taco, burrito, nacho pitch”

Joel McNeece

You learn a lot of things in high school baseball and softball dugouts – whose grandmother dips snuff, which boys are “cute,” what not to order at the concession stand, and a variety of unique cheers, taunts and celebrations.
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Success with the first of many of Sir Antony’s recipes

Lisa McNeece

Several people have commented on how well our eight and five year old granddaughters get along. Ha! That’s not always the case.
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Here’s what Bernie Sanders didn’t tell you about Nissan in Mississippi

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – On Saturday, the United Auto Workers, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, actor Danny Glover, the NAACP, and fellow political travelers brought the “March on Mississippi” to Canton to continue to peddle the narrative that “workers’ rights equals civil rights.”
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Making Americans great again

Ray Mosby

We say it all the time. With hands over our hearts, we recite, “one nation, under God, indivisible…” But it is no such thing. “Indivisible?” Hardly.
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Dickie Scruggs’ second chance

Joel McNeece

Dickie Scruggs, of Oxford, introduced himself as the “disbarred and disgraced attorney” as he addressed a room full of business and education leaders in the board room of the Community Development Foundation in Downtown Tupelo. Scruggs, accompanied by his son Zach, was there to discuss with the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi, their efforts to provide Mississippians a “second chance” for success.
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Hoping Jack’s toenails don’t produce more dogs like Ellie suggests

Lisa McNeece

One of the doggy owner chores I hate the most is cutting their toenails. And as our 11-year-old diabetic Yellow Lab Jack gets older, it is more and more of a chore.
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Will Trump’s campaign rhetoric on Navy shipbuilding come true?

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – During the 2016 session last year, the majority of the Republican-led Mississippi Legislature ignored Tea Party protestations and passed a state bond bill that provided $45 million for capital improvements at the Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula.
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No easy answers when it comes to state money situation

Emmerich

Money is always tight. That is the nature of money. There is never enough.
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