Trigger warnings: Is there a right not to be offended or uncomfortable

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Part of the evolution of post-Internet life in our society is the growing notion – particularly in the media and on university campuses –  that consumers of content (print and digital content or simply those passing in view or earshot of a public event) should be warned that some of that content might offend them or make them uncomfortable.
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There was merit in the myth

Ray Mosby

There was merit in the myth
“We are sheep without a shepherd
We don’t know how to be alone
So we wander ‘round this desert
And wind up following the wrong gods home.”—Quoted material by Don Henley

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Bluster and blow aside, it’s the electoral vote that fills the White House

Sid Salter

Press coverage of the presidential campaign has focused more than usual on the outrageous rhetoric of the campaign and the social media reaction that rhetoric engenders.
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Lots of need, but little funding

Joel McNeece

Calhoun County Supervisors acknowledged Monday morning they are going to have to raise taxes at least one mil just to maintain current services at the same level, but to answer requests, some very legitimate from various department heads, it could take up to a four mil increase.
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Making plans for fall gardening, just need cooler weather

ac sunflower

With the weather slightly cooler and some leaves starting to fall, I’ve been making plans for fall gardening.
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About those facts of life

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK—No, this is not going to be a column about sex. Get your minds out of the gutter.
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The best route for a Sunday cruise

harley

There are certain must haves when I’m looking for the optimum spot for a Sunday afternoon cruise on my Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic – snake-like curves mixed with throttle turning straightaways, rolling hills, beautiful scenery, limited traffic and even fewer stop signs and red lights.
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Energetic Charlie finding plenty of trouble to get into around our house

Charlie

Our sweet Charlie puppy, now 12 weeks old, gained six pounds in three weeks. He is a bouncing bundle of energy.
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Democrats’ Neshoba state budget narrative revises a century of history

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Groucho Marx once famously said: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”
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Glad speaker realizes it’s time to put country and state ahead of politics

Joel McNeece

Politicians, speaking in 10 minute segments scattered across two days at the Neshoba County Fair last week, told those in the audience either the state is doing great, or is in dire need of leadership.
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