Pass rate on bar exam by Mississippi students needs examination at the school level


The apocryphal story of a single lawyer in town almost starving until a second one arrived to put in play the adversarial system in which attorneys thrive is no doubt a stretch.
But even if it contains a smidgen of truth, there’s hardly a hamlet in Mississippi where at least two lawyers are not within easy reach.


There’s an old saying, “the power to tax is the power to destroy.”
This truism came about as a result of thousands of years of human history where governments, both monarchial and democratic, abused their citizens through the power of taxation.


Election time is upon us, and the people of Indianola will soon choose their leaders for the next four years.
We live in an era when passions over politics tend to boil over, sometimes into violence, as we have seen multiple times on the national news.