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July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials

From the Editor's Desk

Different kinds of races

Iwonder if anyone in the states cares at all about the Tour de France now that an American's not in the lead and after Floyd Landis' positive tests for performance boosting drugs after his victory last year. Well, don't completely tune out. More...

OUR VIEW

What's pork depend on your view

Every time the federal government puts out a budget, there's plenty of what's called pork in it. This is money that is usually put into the budget to fund little projects here and there in the various senators' and representatives' districts. More...

INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE

State setting a dangerous precedent

It seems like the saying, "thank God for Mississippi," has been around most of my life. This adage referred to our perennial status on most economic barometers and rankings as 49th but Mississippi was always last or 50th. More...

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Can't please everybody

July 17 , 1957 It looks like nowadays a fellow can't do anything, say anything or write anything without making somebody hot under the collar. Last week I wrote an innocent little piece about how I didn't think much of these Bermuda shorts. More...