Regular readers of this page are well aware of this editor’s objections to President Trump. He’s too self-centered, too thin-skinned, too rude and insulting in his criticism, and too willing to lie if it suits him.
School always came relatively easy to me. While I have never qualified as a “star student” in high school or college, I did well enough to get by. I excelled at the subjects I enjoyed, and I skirted by in the ones that were not so interesting to me. All in all, it added up to a pretty average GPA when it was all said and done.
Mississippi lawmakers expect to have a plate that is more than overflowing when they return to Jackson next month for the 2018 session. One item that’s going to be high up on the list for the umpteenth time is the deteriorating condition of the state’s roads and bridges.
I woke up on New Year’s Day more sore than I have been in a long time. Every muscle in my body was aching, especially my back and legs. It felt as if I had foolishly ordered one of those workout programs off television and started with the most extreme DVD in the pack.
A grim report from the Census Bureau last week put Pike County, given its border on the state line, right in the middle of a mini-emigration trend from both Louisiana and Mississippi. Mississippi’s population fell by 1,300 people between July 2016 and July of this year. For the same period, Louisiana lost 1,800.
President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are high-fiving each other over passing a tax cut of which most Americans are leery. Equally bothersome is a provision in the tax-cut law that will add more uncertainty to the health insurance market.