Monthly Archives: July 2010

Amendments Stir Questions

Proposed constitutional amendments are provoking unexpected, hard questions. “Initiative #27 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to require voters to submit a government issued photo identification before being allowed to vote; provides that any voter lacking government issued photo identification may … Continue reading

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Coats of Many Colors Needed

Mama sewed all my sister’s clothes when we were growing up. I can still see her hunched over that old Singer fighting an ornery bobbin, elbowing fabric this way and that, turning out dress after dress. The image floods my … Continue reading

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School Consolidation to Resemble Con-Stall-Negation

Recall that saying “a camel is a horse designed by a committee?” Having helped design a couple of camels, I can tell you there is a lot of truth there. If you look it up – you can look up … Continue reading

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Lignite Plant a Good Move

Researchers say America has twice as much energy (btus) in recoverable coal as the Saudis have in oil. The key word is “recoverable.” Some coal cannot be recovered. Some is too expensive to recover. Some is too expensive to use … Continue reading

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