Online Edition
Friday, September 19, 2014

Politics

Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

Local columnist Jimmy Reed looks back at some of the Bible stories he used to read to his mentor, Jaybird, and how some of them seem to relate to the connection between peace and the ability to wage war. (September 2, 2014, Page 4)

Share this Oxford Eagle story.

    Reading assignment for members of Congress

    Local columnist T.J. Ray writes a letter to members of the Mississippi Congressional delegation urging them to read a couple of books by Saul Alinsky to see if they’re following any of the guidelines Alinsky wrote about. (July 30, 2014, Page 4)

    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

      Who are millennials — and what do they think?

      Are you a millennial? Do you know a millennial or two? Editor Don Whitten looks at the group that includes teenagers to those in their early 30s, including what a recent poll says about their political leanings and feelings about the government. (July 14, 2014, Page 4)

      Share this Oxford Eagle story.

        Letters to the Editor

        Gerald Walton writes to express disagreement with the idea that there is a “moral obligation” or “duty” to vote for a particular candidate or party. (July 4, 2014, Page 4A)

        Share this Oxford Eagle story.

          Voters should have two fine candidates in November

          News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at the still-contested Republican Senate primary runoff race between incumbent Thad Cochran and challenge Chris McDaniel and how it was affected by traditional Democratic voters to set the stage for an expected November meeting of two moderate candidates in Cochran and Democrat nominee Travis Childers. (July 3, 2014, Page 4)

          Share this Oxford Eagle story.

            Letters to the Editor

            Ray Garrett writes to say that November’s election to decide  Mississippi’s U.S. Senate spot currently held by Thad Cochran will be a choice between political and party ideology and not between the candidates. (July 2, 2014, Page 4)

            Share this Oxford Eagle story.

              Letters to the Editor

              Former Oxford Mayor Richard Howorth writes to lend his support in today’s Republican primary runoff to Thad Cochran, whose election he thinks will best serve Oxford and Mississippi. (June 24, 2014, Page 4)

              Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                Letters to the Editor

                Harley Garrett writes about the upcoming Republican senate primary runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, giving his take on the candidates and their campaigns. (June 12, 2014, Page 4A)

                Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                  Likely runoff could be something positive

                  Perhaps we all owe Thomas Carey a “vote” of gratitude. It was Carey who apparently received just enough votes to force Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel into a two-man runoff for the GOP Senate nomination. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the possibilities for a clean campaign over the next three weeks to help decide the best candidate to face Travis Childers in November. (June 4, 2014, Page 4)

                  Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                    Voter ID takes state in wrong direction

                    News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at Mississippi’s voter ID law that will be in place in the upcoming primaries and writes that the state should remove that burden on would-be voters and also consider implementing early voting. (May 8, 2014, Page 4)

                    Share this Oxford Eagle story.

                       Page 1 of 8  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last » 
                      E-subscribe-baseball