Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Using the internet to go back in time

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed a few weeks ago when a Tweet about the Merriam Webster dictionary caught my eye. The Tweet had...

Who votes Republican?

Exit polls aren’t always 100 percent reliable. For example, in 2016, the exit interviews suggested that Donald Trump would lose Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and...

Mississippi underwent a self-rehabilitation. Its residents should be allowed to as...

In the previous 50 years, the state of Mississippi has validated Lord Tennyson’s belief that “men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves...

See the logo? How can you not?

I have a cap with no logo on it. Therefore, I am a member of the counterculture. The hat is commonly referred to as a...

Some people just won’t give up — and that’s a fact

The email came on schedule. Every six months more or less. But this one had a different twist. There is a lady who lives in...

Americans don’t like mobs

The midterm elections proved one thing definitively: We are a deeply divided country. Though the Democrats’ victory in flipping the House of Representatives was...

How Trump lost

The 2018 elections began the demolition of the Trump coalition. There remains much work to do. The results in some states were disappointing, and President...

Congratulations, America! You survived democracy

As I’m sure every single one of you people reading this column are aware, we had a mid-term election a few days ago. And...

The Kavanaugh debacle cost Democrats the Senate

Brett Kavanaugh must have been smiling as the returns came in on Election Day, because it is now clear that the Democrats’ campaign to...

Thinleaf sunflower

Beautiful wildflowers are welcome at Angelkeep. Any plant that is not welcome is referred to as a weed. So even an invasive plant can...