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WWJD: Many ‘Christian’ Political Leaders Don’t Care

The strategy of exclusivity from political leaders like Gov. Phil Bryant can be described as discriminatory, unrealistic, asinine and very non-Christ-like.

City & County

City Must Increase Subcontracting Transparency

Under the City of Jackson's $91-million contract with Siemens for a water-system overhaul and sewer repairs, at least six firms hold subcontracts with Siemens.

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Stinker Quote of the Week: 'Agree'

Isn't it interesting that Bryant chose to follow this law even though he disagrees with it, while he and other GOP leaders wantonly flout other state laws they don't like?

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Refugees: What Would Jesus Do?

Where in the teachings of Jesus does it say that it's fine for Christians to turn their backs on people who have been mercilessly driven from their homes and have ...

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A Girl Strikes Back

I was astounded to read in a recent Associated Press story that Mississippi House of Representatives Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, refers to fellow legislators exclusively as "men."

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Seek and Find Your Purpose

Regardless of what religion you've aligned yourself with or what terminology is used, ultimately, wholeness and completion is what we are aiming for, right?


Women Must Have Health, Reproductive Choices

Perhaps Roe v. Wade was ahead of its time, or late in coming. Regardless, abortion has been legal in the U.S. for decades and to reverse it would mean reversing ...

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From France, With Love and Pain

If we chose to live in fear and base our decisions on our own safety instead of the needs of others, the terrorists win.

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Vote, Shop and Give Thanks ... Locally

Vote with your dollars and your nomination to support local businesses this holiday season.

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Remain Calm and Focus

I want to share some thoughts and insights about the concept of assessment and why we should remain calm and focus as we anxiously await the Partnership for Assessment and ...


State Should End Costly, Embarrassing Legal Challenges

Last week, the state—via the Democratic-led Mississippi attorney general's office—again stood on the wrong side of a federal judge in an individual-rights case.

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Stinker Quote of the Week: 'Critical'

Even the University of Mississippi, which has often had to be dragged kicking and screaming into modern times, is on the right side of this issue.

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Protect Our Queens and Princesses

More than 8,000 people have commented on the video of the South Carolina man speaking passionately about the incident at Spring Valley High School, where a young, black girl was ...

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Born into the Wrong Demographic

Failing to pass Initiative 42 punished Mississippi's children simply because they were born into the wrong demographic.

City & County

The Next 12 Months Are Critical for Jackson

One election is behind us, but several others are on the horizon.

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Stinker Quote of the Week: 'Important'

On Monday, Nov. 2, Delbert Hosemann told the Associated Press that he predicted a light turnout in the Nov. 3 elections despite his role as the secretary of state.

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You Know the Routine

Rev. Cletus: "This is your car-sales pastor broadcasting live from WGSR, Ghetto Science Radio, your friend at the end of the FM dial."

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Don’t Act Normal

I'd rather be "not normal" than stick with the status quo. I'd rather judge people based on the quality of their character, not by the way they look.

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Tav Falco’s Evanescent South

Tav Falco, enfant terrible of the 1980s, walked onto the stage at Lafayette's Music Room here, dressed in black, his hair a Nuevo-'50s coif, picked up his guitar and let ...

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Great Leadership Isn’t Enough

It's not just that power corrupts. It's that, in a very real way, power dilutes.