The truth is not debatable or negotiable

Ray Mosby

“For truth is precious and divine, Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.”—Samuel Butler
There are some things in this life that are debatable, negotiable, subject for discussion among men and women, reasonable and not so. Truth is not one of them.
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Legislature again debating early voting, online voter registration

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Mississippi lawmakers are once again debating substantial changes to state elections laws including early voting, online voter registration and the thorny question of restoration of voting rights for convicts.
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State Legislature following same dangerous path as Jackson City Council

Emmerich

State legislative leaders like to look down their noses at Jackson city government, but they are on the verge of replicating the same mistakes by neglecting road maintenance.
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Prefer a grilled cheese’s oozy to Trump’s

Joel McNeece

“The main problem in any democracy is that crowd-pleasers are generally brainless swine who can go out on a stage and whup their supporters into a frenzy—then go back to the office and sell every one of the poor souls down the tube for a nickel apiece.”
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Experience unusually cool, wet weather in San Diego

Lisa McNeece

Marshall and Whitney and granddaughters Addi Claire and Ellie Kathryn let Whitney’s mother Kim and me tag along to San Diego last week a couple of days before the National Sweet Potato Convention was to start.
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State’s press to ‘roast’ Marshall Ramsey

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – As is usual this time of year, the Mississippi Press Association Education Foundation will be holding a celebrity “roast” to raise money for journalism scholarships and internships by making fun of someone prominent from the state’s political, business, educational, or cultural establishment.
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Judicial races: Noble intent defies partisan reality of actual voter behavior

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – There is nobility in the idea that Mississippians would want to elect judges on a non-partisan basis. The idea that justice has an either Republican or Democrat leaning should be disturbing. The idea is noble, mind you.
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More Americana passes by

Ray Mosby

“To me, there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter.”—P.T. Barnum
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Forgot what it’s like riding the “cheese wagon”

Joel McNeece

There’s an old saying that “the person whose problems are all behind them is probably a school bus driver.” I guess I’m one of the “problems.”
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CCJ an international paper thanks to the late Charlie Johnson

South Vietnam Photo

We were so sorry to hear of the death of Col. Charlie Johnson. He and Joel had been corresponding for years, but more in recent months.
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