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Mississippi is the fourth most rural state in America. Only Maine, West Virginia and Vermont are more so.
In addition, Mississippi ranks fifth in the nation in terms of homegrown population with 72 percent of its population having been born in Mississippi. Only Louisiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have more natives.
July Fourth marks the beginning of the Big Bake for most Mississippians. Get ready for two months of humid heat.
Most people think the further south you go, the hotter it gets, but that’s not necessarily the case. As you move toward the equator, the summer days get shorter, offsetting the more direct sun rays.
It’s one thing to talk theoretically about the impact of a trade war. It’s another thing to be caught in the crossfire.
But that’s where I am. Or more literally, that’s where 60 or so independent newspaper contractors found themselves this month when they lost their jobs.
Our federal Constitution specifically “enumerates” what powers belong to the federal government - health care, speed limits and drug laws are not included.
However, the Constitution also contains some very broad phrases allowing the federal government to “provide for the general welfare” and “regulate interstate commerce.”
I was looking at a credit card receipt the other day at a restaurant. On the receipt, there was a “transaction id.” It was a number with 15 spaces. That’s a lot of space, enough for 999 trillion transactions.
For Better or worse, Mississippi Republicans are fulfilling their promises to cut state government. This is a dramatic change from the doubling each decade since 1990.
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.
This is the time when thousands of students will graduate from high school and college. It is a great achievement for both students and parents.
Our society depends on successive generations developing the skills to carry on our society. This is no easy task. Our society has become increasingly complex.