The Judge: The state of the state courts

The Judge: The state of the state courts

“I think the first duty of society is justice.” — Alexander Hamilton“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.” ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Your Pastor Speaks: Giving a new meaning to Scrooge

A familiar name in the vast array of Christmas traditions is the Dickens character, Ebenezer Scrooge. According to Wikipedia, “His last name has...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Jonah Goldberg: Politicians are selective about when debt and deficits matter

Jonah Goldberg: Politicians are selective about when debt and deficits matter

If you’re a normal person who pays attention to politics, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Washington can’t decide whether defici...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Religion key obstacle to Middle East peace

Religion key obstacle to Middle East peace

President Trump’s son-in-law and designated Middle East peace envoy, Jared Kushner, told the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum last week...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Pearl Harbor and the legacy of Carl Vinson

Seventy-six years ago on Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese fleet surprise-attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the home port of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.Jap...

December 7th, 2017 |  


I didn’t ‘marry down;’ I married right

I had no idea I married down until I read about it in the newspaper I work for.Before that, I thought I married my best friend, my ultimate partner in...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Writer thinks tax bill is insane

Trump came to office promising to “drain the swamp.” Now Republicans are creating a new swamp of virtual insanity. The GOP tax bill is ins...

December 6th, 2017 |  


How DC political assassins use media to oust Tillerson

How DC political assassins use media to oust Tillerson

Fans of Robert Ludlum’s thrillers easily recognize his protagonists as calm, canny, determined and worldly fellows quietly fighting sinister for...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Let’s hear it for the Birthday Boy

Let’s hear it for the Birthday Boy

In my son’s household, like in many families, birthdays are special; sometimes a celebration lasting several days. Each child will receive a bir...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: An un-Christian thing to do

Christine Flowers: An un-Christian thing to do

Back in 1967, my father had a near miss with the KKK. He was luckier than most of the people who lived in Mississippi during that hot summer, especial...

December 4th, 2017 |