A lot has happened in America since April 25, 2001 -- the 9/11 attacks, two major wars, the Great Recession, the first black president, the iPhone, a Cubs World Series title and Donald Trump.
My youngest son's college graduation ceremony was scheduled to be held outdoors. The invitation specified that it would be moved inside to the gym only in the event of "severe" weather. As it turned out, the day was unseasonably cold (low 50s) with occasional drizzle -- probably about as nasty as the weather gets in May without qualifying for severe status.
We're going to try something different today. Rather than pontificate yet again upon the motives of Donald Trump's supporters, I'll let a few of them explain themselves in their own words.
Rosa Parks was not opposed to buses. Gandhi harbored no ill will against food. As far as we know, our Forefathers liked tea just fine.
Last week a project was announced to try and located lost graves of Union soldiers who had been buried in Friendship Cemetery in Columbus during and at the close of the Civil War.
The primary for Mississippi's Third Congressional District will be held Tuesday June 5. It's a hotly contested race, typical of Congressional open seats, now that nine-year incumbent Greg Harper decided not to run.
In an earlier time, Rep. Jeff Smith would be known as a dandy, defined as a person unduly devoted to style, neatness and fashion in dress and appearance.
Nature loves diversification and that's we see it in science too.
When bluster ends in capitulation, what do other negotiating partners see? Blood in the water.
Imagine there was a disease that cost the lives of 35,000 Americans each year.
They might be the three hardest words in the English language: "I was wrong."
1. Ask Rufus: Memorial Day LOCAL COLUMNS
2. Slimantics: Buses, food, tea and the National Anthem LOCAL COLUMNS
3. Steve Chapman: The long nightmare of the dreamers NATIONAL COLUMNS
4. Letter to the Editor: Roger Larsen LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (VOICE@CDISPATCH.COM)
5. Leonard Pitts: Trump supporters speak NATIONAL COLUMNS