MADISON – President Donald Trump’s approval ratings are in the basement, and he could be impeached.
But with about a year to go until Election Day 2020, it’s too early to write off the Tweeter-in-Chief.
MADISON – The film “Joker” is based on a comic book, but its themes are serious and disturbing.
Batman first appeared in comic books in 1939. The Joker debuted in 1940 and quickly became the Caped Crusader’s archenemy. Cesar Romero played him for laughs in the 1960s live-action Batman television show and movie.
MADISON – Rebel Nation has been roiled by the recent hiring of Glenn Boyce as the new chancellor of the University of Mississippi.
The state Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees’ lack of transparency and political cronyism in Boyce’s hiring is nothing new if you’ve been paying attention to the state College Board.
MADISON – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has vowed to do the impossible.
“Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” he said at the most recent Democratic presidential debate. “We’re not going to allow it to be used against our fellow Americans anymore.”
MADISON – The Mississippi State Fair will begin its annual run in Jackson on Oct. 2, for good and bad.
Good because children of all ages love the fair.
There’s the judging of livestock, food and crafts. That’s what fairs were originally about.
James Williams, an attorney and the chairman of the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors, told the 609 graduates at LSU’s summer commencement last Friday that there are three kinds of graduates: magna cum laude, cum laude and “Thank you, Lawdy”.
Normally, I don’t like to be wrong. But I wouldn’t mind being wrong about next Tuesday’s Republican gubernatorial primary.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is probably going to win the primary and the general election in November. That’s too bad.
We don’t live in America the Beautiful anymore. Now we dwell in America the Sleepless.
Americans report getting an average of 6.8 hours of sleep per night, according to a 2013 Gallup survey. In 1942, the average was 7.9 hours, and World War II was raging. On the other hand, there was no television in 1942.