Justice Kitchens has too much integrity to run smear campaign

November 3, 2016 in Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Letter to the editor You may have seen the disgusting attack ads against my father, Justice Jim Kitchens. The ads are paid for by Washington corporate interests trying to buy […]

Subscriber thankful for good news found in The Mississippi Link

October 27, 2016 in Opinion

Letter To The Editor Allow me to start by saying how excited I am to share my feelings and thoughts about The Mississippi Link newspaper on the occasion of its […]

How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270

October 24, 2016 in News, Opinion

By EMILY SWANSON WASHINGTON (AP) — With the three presidential debates complete, and amid a steady stream of allegations and revelations about Donald Trump’s treatment of women, the Republican nominee’s […]

What are the issues at stake in the presidential election?

October 17, 2016 in News, Opinion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief: MONEY IN POLITICS Voters are disgusted with the way political […]

The affordability of PERS

October 13, 2016 in Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Letter to the editor Our business is about the future. Every investment transacted, contribution received, benefit paid, law changed, regulation amended, decision acted on and thought given is about meeting […]

How would the tax plans of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump affect you?

October 4, 2016 in Opinion

WASHINGTON (AP) — For America’s wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the election — or a big tax cut […]

Life sentences for nonviolent crimes have to stop in state

September 22, 2016 in Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Letter to the editor Earlier last week, Jimmie Gates (The Clarion-Ledger) covered the story of Patricia Brown, who was sentenced to life without parole for a single rock of cocaine. […]

15 years after Sept. 11: How the unity we forged broke apart

September 12, 2016 in News, Opinion

NEW YORK (AP) — For a time, it felt like the attack that shattered America had also brought it together. After Sept. 11, signs of newfound unity seemed to well […]