Category: Editorial

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/17/2017

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A Rose among all the thorns “Let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories about the deaths of kings…”—Shakespeare Having just finished what seems Mississippi’s destined to be annual war over public education and its funding (with education…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/10/2017

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Just raise the gasoline tax Republicans in the Mississippi Legislature are so determined to avoid raising taxes for highway maintenance that they’re willing to give up some of their cherished authority. The easy and obvious solution to the highway funding…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/03/2017

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The lessons of history When David McCullough speaks, Americans should listen. And one of the country’s most accomplished historians has some excellent insights that are worth sharing. McCullough is an optimistic historian. A theme in some of his best books,…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/26/2017

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Too generous in Oklahoma If any place was going to be a good for using wind to produce electricity, it would be Oklahoma. The famous Broadway lyric, after all, says the state is “where the wind comes sweeping down the…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/19/2017

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GOP leaders have become cliquish Two weeks since the end of the 2017 regular legislative session, there’s still no word on when Mississippi lawmakers will be called back to Jackson to handle at least a couple bits of unfinished business.…