New administration brings hope for one-percent tax work
Before the recent Alabama senatorial campaign, I allowed that, if Roy Moore lost, his shortcomings would be to blame but that perception would eclipse reality. The press pursued the storyline predicted.
What does the development mean for Mississippi?
Integrating into the Jackson community has never been challenging. Yet awareness of people and places is essential to becoming a Jacksonian. One should understand our local color if aspiring to live in something other than a Los Angeles suburb lacking context and texture.
Never was the 1963 Lesley Gore song "It's My Party" as apt as at the History Museums' dedication on Saturday morning:
"It's my party, and I'll cry if I want to
Cry if I want to, cry if I want to
You would cry too if it happened to you"
Time magazine has named a person of the year for 70 years, beginning with Charles Lindbergh in 1927. If I could award a 2017 Mississippian of the Year, I would select Gov. Haley Barbour for orchestrating the inclusion of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Campus.