Today's high school seniors were kindergarteners on 9/11 and only now with the Middle East on fire, ISIS terrorists on the loose and rumors of another major terrorist attack or attacks on the homeland has the magnitude of that day begun to sink in for some of them. Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Aficionados of horror movies know that the monster is never really dead when you think it is. It may be down, but it will inevitably climb back from the dead at least one more time before the final credits. So it is with government programs. No matter how outdated, useless, wasteful, or redundant programs may be, they come as close to immortality as possible. (No Comments) Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Twelve days after asserting that President Barack Obama has taken a different approach from his predecessor in using U.S. military force abroad, the New York Times is saying nevermind.
"An article on Sept. 11 . . . gave an incorrect comparison between efforts by the president to seek allies' support for his plans and President George W. Bush's efforts on such backing for the Iraq War," the paper explained. "The approach Mr. Obama is taking is similar to the one Mr. Bush took." (No Comments) Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand international action to fight global warming. (No Comments) Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Next month, the organization Better Schools Better Jobs (BSBJ) will present the signatures collected for Initiative 42, a proposed amendment to the Mississippi Constitution dealing with education. The initiative process requires 21,444 certified signatures from each of Mississippi's old five congressional districts to make it on the ballot. (No Comments) Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Last time we were together we said that the Apostle Paul shows in this passage his gratitude, his joy, and his focus on the gospel fellowship that he has toward the Philippians. That is the first reason why Paul was so thankful and joyful in his prayers. Verse 6 tells us the second reason, it is all about God. Paul, in this passage, is joyful, thankful, and confident because salvation is God's work. (No Comments) Wednesday, September 17, 2014
This week former Governor Ronnie Musgrove announced five more school districts have joined his lawsuit in a Hinds County chancery court against the state, seeking retroactive funding under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) and bringing total plaintiff districts to nineteen. (No Comments) Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The self-proclaimed democratic socialist progressive independent who may run for President under the Democratic flag to the left of Hilary Clinton said on Sunday's Meet the Press: "I know that the middle class of this country is collapsing. I know the gap between the very, very rich and everybody else is growing wider. I know there is profound anger at the greed on Wall Street and corporate America, anger at the political establishment, anger at the media establishment. The American people want real change." Watch out! (No Comments) Wednesday, September 17, 2014
When people think of Entergy Mississippi, they think of our most visible employees-our linemen. They risk their lives every day, sometimes in the most difficult conditions, to keep customers' power flowing.