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Marc Dion: Stealing the tools

Posted 4/15/2019 in National Columns

When I was very young, maybe 40 years ago, I worked with a number of unreconstructed workingmen.

 

 

Mona Charen: Twitter ain't America

Posted 4/15/2019 in National Columns

An appropriately Twitteresque meme circulated recently on that platform: Write a sad story in just three words.

 

 

Voice of the people: William Hairston

 

 

Voice of the people: Lee Roy Lollar

 

Ask Rufus: An Evening with Heroes

Posted 4/13/2019 in Local Columns

In late January, Steve Wallace, Danny Coggins and I went with Brad Freeman to the German POW Museum in Aliceville, Alabama.

 

Our View: Lee project will boost community and keep memories fresh

Posted 4/12/2019 in Dispatch Editorials

What qualifies as historic is sometimes in the eye of the beholder. That's the case with the old Lee High School property on the corner of 18th Avenue and Military Road.

 

 

Marion Whitley: T-shirts, flags and dental loyalties

Posted 4/12/2019 in National Columns

Safe to say, most visitors to New York take at least a 'walk through' in Rockefeller Center if only to spot the Skating Rink, Radio Music Hall and the celebrated Christmas tree.

 

 

Our View: A lot of talk about the state flag

Posted 4/11/2019 in Dispatch Editorials

What does Mississippi's state flag and the weather have in common?

 

 

Larry Elder: The 'surge' in hate crimes

Posted 4/11/2019 in National Columns

According to the FBI, "hate crimes" are on the rise. The agency reported a 17 percent increase in such crimes in 2017 compared to 2016.

 

Slimantics: Breaking the ideological sound barrier

Posted 4/10/2019 in Local Columns

I had a pretty good idea of what to expect when Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves arrived in Columbus Tuesday to speak to the Lowndes County Republican Women at the group's monthly luncheon at Lion Hills Center.

 

Leonard Pitts: Baloney is not free

Posted 4/10/2019 in National Columns

Baloney is not free. That's important to keep in mind in an era that finds America wading hip deep in a cascading tide of bovine effluvium.

 

Slimantics: A thing of beauty...

Posted 4/9/2019 in Local Columns

My dad was a practical man and, out of necessity, frugal, too. He and mom raised six kids and although ours was a two-income home, neither mom nor dad ever made more then $8 per hour.

 

Patrick Buchanan: Already deep in the politics of hate

Posted 4/9/2019 in National Columns

During an Iowa town hall last week, "Beto" O'Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump's rhetoric as right out of Nazi Germany.

 

 

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