Among a lot of things missing in these coronavirus pandemic days is the usual plethora of political campaign news.
It just isn’t normal for this time in an election year. Of course, there isn’t much normal at all about 2020.
It’s hard to find slivers of silver linings behind the COVID-19 cloud because, to be honest, they are few and far between.
But that doesn’t stop some folks from trying.
I’m optimistic enough to believe that we’ll come out of this and perhaps be better off in the long run for lessons learned during these hard times.
A federal appeals court ruling in New York last week doesn’t bode well for Second Amendment sanctuaries if they are ever put to a reality test.
In an ironic twist, the decision was a victory for the Trump administration which is supported by many of those opposing any limits on gun rights.
Some people, myself included, wonder at the level of support President Trump appears to have from conservative Christians, considering the president’s unChristian conduct, past and present.
I already had my own ideas, and most of them were supported last week by an article in National Review my son called to my attention.
I doubt there is anyone in Mississippi living in a million dollar house with a swimming pool drawing welfare or Medicaid unless that person is a live-in servant.
But state Sen. Angela Hill, R-Picayune, seems to think so, or at least that’s what her rhetoric implies.