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Thursday, August 21, 2014

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A reminder

Local columnist T.J. Ray introduces an assignment about budgets, debt and the government’s role and looks at how well we’re doing. The interesting thing is when the assignment was actually first introduced. (May 9, 2012, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Cal Bowen writes about taxes we all pay and touts the FairTax as a system that is simple and transparent. (March 8, 2012, Page 4)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Patti C. Harris writes to say that socialism is unsustainable and we need to throw it off while we still can, while Resa Randle writes to thank the Good Samaritan in the community who gave her assistance. (March 1, 2012, Page 4)

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        ‘Actual cost’ needs better definition

        Charlie Mitchell, president of the Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information, writes a guest column about the wide range of interpretations of what’s a fair and actual cost for searching, reviewing and/or duplicating public records with the hope that state lawmakers can come up with a uniform cost. (February 15, 2012, Page 4)

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          Justice Will Be Served

          Local columnist Jimmy Reed sees a comparison between some of today’s politicians and Old Testament king Rehoboam, noting that sometimes their actions are rejected and justice is served in the end. (January 24, 2012, Page 4)

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            Learning more about caucuses, primaries

            Iowa just had its Republican caucuses, while New Hampshire holds a primary next week. What’s the difference? Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the process states go through to allocate delegates for candidates at the national conventions, including how things are done in Mississippi. (January 6, 2012, Page 4A)

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              Should political parties be dissolved?

              Local columnist T.J. Ray passes along an article and poem printed back in 1949 and follows it by wondering if political parties, both the Democrats and Republicans, are to blame for things and maybe should be dissolved. (December 5, 2011, Page 4A)

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                The Windy State? It’s possible, but unlikely

                Most people have heard of the Windy City – Chicago. Is it possible that the Windy City is about to become the Windy State? Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the proposal of a state legislator in Illinois to make Cook County and Chicago the 51st state. (November 30, 2011, Page 4)

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                  My government recognizes me – well, sort of

                  Local columnist T.J. Ray writes to show that his government does know who he is with the recent “prize” he received in the mail. (November 24, 2011, Page 4A)

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                    We all need to help improve Congress

                    Congress, according to national polls, isn’t doing a very good job at all these days. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the problem and how we, as citizens, can help improve production from our lawmakers in Washington. (October 26, 2011, Page 4A)

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