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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Tea Party

Partisanship, bipartisanship must coexist

Editor Don Whitten takes a look at partisanship and bipartisanship in politics, particularly at the state and national level, and notes how the two must coexist if our governments are to get anything done. (March 8, 2013, Page 4A)

Oh, happy day – when the campaigning is over

Local columnist Deidra Jackson writes about turning her political volume down – and possibly off – this election season because of all of the games that seemed to be being played these days. (August 30, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Patti C. Harris writes to say that, now with the budget crisis averted, it’s time to focus on excessive government regulations. (August 5, 2011, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Roy G. Arnold writes to note that The Oxford EAGLE was missing at a recent candidates’ forum and wondered if the paper just covers things it favors, while Richard G. Roberts Jr. wrote to take exception to a recent Sid Salter column about legislators, the public and public universities in the state. (February 2, 2011, Page 4)

Post-election note

Local columnist T.J. Ray pens a general letter to candidates who’ve contacted him via various forms of communication during the campaign season, and tells them why it’s so important that their goal is to work for the good of the people. (November 3, 2010, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Lena L. Ward writes to ask what she says appears to be the question of the day –  ”What’s race got to do with it?” – while wondering if people are worried more about President Obama’s success or their own personal well-being. (September 15, 2010, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Jeff Justis writes to say that all Americans are still Americans regardless of their viewpoint, and points out that rhetoric in commentary and conversation can incite passions that put our country at risk. (June 30, 2010, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Peter Kondos writes about his attempt to get some answers from Tom Brokaw about media bias, while W.N. Beckwith has a new idea for fundraising that involves towing companies. (April 28, 2010, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Patti C. Harris writes to take issue with a recent column by Don Whitten, and urges readers to take action on their own to know and protect their rights. (April 15, 2010, Page 4)

TEA Party rally

A TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party rally will be held in Oxford Saturday at Avent Park. Families are welcomed, and balloons and flags will be available for the children. Bring your own lawnchairs. Musical entertainment will begin at 10 a.m. The formal presentation will begin at 10:30. Among the speakers will be Russell Latino, an Ole Miss Law graduate, often heard as a guest host for “On Deadline with Sid Salter” and “The Gallo Show” on Super Talk Mississippi radio, Bryan Fischer, host of the daily two hour “Focal Point” program on American Family Radio, and Scott Kendricks, a veteran. For more information, contact Kay Cobb at (662) 816-9316 or kcobb@teapartyoxford.com, or Ray Garrett, (662) 281-0438 or rgarrett@teapartyoxford.com, or visit the Web site, www.teapartyoxford.com. (April 14, 2010)

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