Politicians jockey for position in next year's statewide races for governor, lieutenant governor, treasurer, secretary of state and attorney general. In the Legislature, some will feel some pain for their votes for sports betting
Opioid Overdoes. Drug Addictions. Lives Torn Apart. Those are the headlines today. These are terrible problems in our society and I think they have been caused in part because we don’t treat drug use and drug addiction as public health crises. Whenever we hear the word “drug,” our first response is, “let’s get law enforcement on this.” Instead, I think we should be calling public health officials.
Mississippi’s criminal justice system has historically been marred by inequities and unconstitutional practices. People unable to pay fines and fees associated with simple traffic violations in Mississippi can find themselves in jail for months at a time.
When we gather to worship, we join hands with our neighbors and members of our community to pray for others. We believe in a new hope and a new beginning for all those seeking to do God’s will, so that they, too, can live purposeful lives in God’s service.
Serendipity is a word with an unusual history. It derives from an Italian translation of a 14th century Persian fairy tale. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, serendipity was coined by English author Horace Walpole who had stumbled upon a “fairy tale called ‘The Three Princes of Serendip.’” Walpole said the three princes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.”
Congress, with the help of Sen. Roger Wicker, gave President the SHIPS Act, which calls for a 355-ship Navy. In Pascagoula, Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias says his company can help the Pentagon achieve that goal
President Donald Trump often praises Putin and other authoritarians while he doesn't have time for those who govern. And, he's showing strongman tendencies of his own. A big concern is he's normalizing bad government.
The digital age has given working people a new power: the ability to use their own property to make money. For instance, you no longer have to be a big taxi company to make money giving rides to others. You can become an Uber driver and use your own car to boost your income. You no longer have to be a giant hotel to benefit from tourism. You can rent out your home on websites like AirBNB. This is called homesharing.