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Letters to the Editor

Peter Frost writes to express concern about the hyper-partisan political rhetoric that is so prevalent today, and to urge all to think objectively about the real issues facing the country. (February 12, 2014, Page 4)

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    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)

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      Not the first rape discussion and not the last

      Staff Writer Melanie Addington writes about the shock and outrage so many are feeling about the recent comments about rape made by Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin, and hopes that his misinformation will lead others to learn the real facts and take issues into their own hands. (August 24, 2012, Page 4A)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Lena L. Ward writes to take issue with two measures in the Mississippi Legislature – taking power away from Attorney General Jim Hood and allowing charter schools in the public school system. (February 23, 2012, Page 4)

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          Going from blue to red

          Representation of Lafayette County in the House and Senate has gone from a Democratic to a Republican majority. Read the thoughts of politicians, party representatives and a  political science expert as to what, if any, effect this will have on Oxford. (November 17, 2011, Page 1)

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            Political party squabbles getting more local

            Do you think that, sometimes, the Democrats pay more attention to Republicans and their problems and vice versa? Editor Don Whitten writes that what has been more of a national issue is now starting to trickle down locally as parties have internal squabbles that are making the opposition take note. (September 14, 2011, Page 4)

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              Having to pick a line upsets some of us

              The closer it gets to voting on Aug. 2, the madder some folks get about the limitations of Mississippi’s primary voting rules. Editor Don Whitten is among those voters, and he points out that he’d like to vote for people on both the Democratic and Republican tickets but is going to have to decide which one to pick. (July 25, 2011, Page 4)

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                Dems debate at UM

                The two leading Democratic candidates for Mississippi Governor debated education, budget and social issues at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi on Wednesday. (July 7, 2011, Page 1)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Patti C. Harris writes about the National Popular Vote pact and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other issues and wonders if all of the irreconcilable differences might mean that a divorce is best for America. (June 16, 2011, Page 4A)

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                    Regardless of reason, political colors change

                    Red state? Or Blue? Or perhaps it’s really purple. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the recent midterm elections and the changes made in Mississippi and around the country. The only constant is change and that’s something those who run for office must be aware of. (November 12, 2010, Page 4A)

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