January 9, 2019 RSS feed / Editorials

A talk with Ben

Other Voices

Benjamin Franklin stopped by my office the other day to catch up on what’s going on in America today. Hey, everybody at some time in their life has imaginary friends. Mine just happen to be the Founding Fathers. So sue me. More...

Learning to grandparent

All That’s Fit to Print

Eleven years ago today, I was holding my first grandchild. It was a momentous week. LSU won a national title and the next day Evan was born. I was happier about Evan but LSU is in the SEC. This is how I felt 11 years ago. More...

Navigating the great divide

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In the months after the election of Donald Trump, there was a mini-political movement in California to get the Golden State to secede from the Union. More...

Can’t dance? I have you covered

No wonder “Dancing With The Stars” is so popular. This from a study by Rutgers University and the University of Washington: Chicks dig dudes that can dance. More...

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Just beat them!

Mumbles

At risk of losing my Alabama... and maybe some of my Bulldog readers, my topic today will be Monday night’s National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson. More...

Bare essentials of government

When I was young Daddy’s work took him out of town four or five days a week and Mother and I learned to muddle through by ourselves.  She had some serious health problems and made sure I knew how to keep things running if she had a bad day More...

Students get look at new school

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10 YEARS AGO  Jan. 7, 2009   WITH GAS prices at a four-year low, the state gas tax dropped from 18.5 cents to 14.6 cents January 1.  More...