It is annoying when some people complain that cattle are a huge contributor to global warming because of their methane “emissions.”
Of course, that observation usually leads to the call for people to reduce or eliminate their beef consumption, which would mean the world would need less cattle and the planet would thus be saved.
A number of prominent Republican candidates, including incoming Gov. Tate Reeves and incoming Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, spent this year’s election cycle talking about ambitious plans for raising teacher pay, to name one issue that will require an investment of more tax dollars.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has an excellent record of preserving the state’s history. But in considering a closed Jackson motel for a historic landmark designation, the agency is missing the mark.
The motel is the Sun-N-Sand, located on North Lamar Street a block west of the state Capitol grounds.
This past weekend in the Mississippi Delta, a group of people gathered for the placement of yet another historical marker at the location where historians believe Emmett Till’s body was found in the Tallahatchie River.
Mike Espy, who lost to U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in a 2018 special election, is thinking of a rematch in 2020.
Espy recently sent out a fundraising appeal, asking for contributions to run against Hyde-Smith next year. He said he’d be able to work with people across party lines and labels.
For proof that smart people are not immune from saying exceptionally stupid and insensitive things, look no further than ABC’s “Good Morning America,” where host Lara Spencer apologized Monday for her snide remarks about a 6-year-old boy who’s taking ballet classes.