The most enduring lesson of soldiering is simple

This Veterans Day was a bit more significant as it was the centenary of the end of World War I. That is meaningful to...

What House Democrats need to do

Expanding health coverage, reforming our democracy, restoring upward mobility with well-paying jobs, curbing gun violence, and moving to repair our immigration system. Oh, yes, and...

No, Trump was not diminished

Midterm losses typically humble a sitting president of the United States, but Donald Trump is beyond humbling. He is the most unbowed president ever to...

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...