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Special Report, Author at Daily Leader

Opinion

BPD Chief: ‘We will continue doing our job’

Editor’s note: Recently, area law enforcement responded to an incident on Hwy. 51 involving an out-of-control vehicle. In response to media reports concerning the incident, ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:00 pm

Opinion

Efforts to abolish the Electoral College will dilute the influence of nation’s rural states

The Electoral College, as confusing and messy as it often becomes in presidential politics, remains the only safeguard against having our national leadership chosen by ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:00 am

Opinion

My cottage garden is looking awfully like my Granny’s

Must. Get. A. Grip. Little artsy crafts are turning my garden into my grandmother’s. Because I usually travel a lot and live overseas part of ... Read more

by Special Report, Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:00 am

Opinion

Grateful for so much, including local newspapers

Thanksgiving is a great time for counting our blessings and expressing gratitude. In challenging times, an attitude of gratitude is all the more important, and ... Read more

by Special Report, Friday, November 27, 2020 1:00 am

Opinion

Continuing a long, unfortunate presidential tradition of self-deceptions and outright lies

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Polonius advises his son departing for his university schooling: “To thine own self be true.” As the animosity between embattled President Donald ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:00 am

Opinion

Politics infuse Mississippi governor’s budget plan

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is using his state budget proposal to appeal to a conservative voting base. He’s proposing a new $3 million “Patriotic Education ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:00 am

Opinion

Biden’s challenge: Will Americans continue the concept of ‘the loyal opposition’?

Our country is watching a historic drama play out in the wake of the uber-contentious 2020 presidential election. The nation has heard Democratic former Vice ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:41 pm

Opinion

If CON laws are bad during a pandemic, they’re always bad

During an election season, you are bound to hear politicians make a lot of promises. One of the most common — largely because it polls ... Read more

by Special Report, Monday, November 9, 2020 4:46 pm

Opinion

Incumbent Hyde-Smith gets reelected despite negative ads

Republican Mississippi U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is no stranger to getting her hands dirty. How else could a woman work her way from tending livestock ... Read more

by Special Report, Monday, November 9, 2020 4:46 pm

Opinion Columnists

Both parties have kicked the Social Security can down the road

American voters occupied themselves during the 2020 presidential and congressional campaign cycle, talking about COVID-19, the Amy Coney Barrett nomination to the Supreme Court, national ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:57 pm

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