Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’

DAVID DALLAS: The culture wars and the cross we bear

As the nation comes to terms with the Religious Freedom Laws being promulgated, reconsidered and revised in states like Arkansas and Indiana, I am reminded of the Sanford and Son episode where Fred tries to avoid paying taxes by purchasing a mail-order clergy ordination. When he realizes the mail-order scam is a con to steal […] [...]

DAVID DALLAS: The Bible belongs to Mississippi

Mark Twain once remarked that if Jesus were to come back the last thing he would be is a Christian. No doubt, Twain was commenting on the hypocrisy he saw in the Christian community of his time. If only Twain were alive today. He would surely relish in the joyful, loving and Christ-like behavior of […] [...]

DAVID DALLAS: The good governor gambles on poverty

Mississippi continues to suffer a Catch-22 Poverty Problem. The state cannot combat poverty without sustainable jobs. Industries that could provide those jobs are choosing not to invest their money in Mississippi because we have a Poverty Problem along with the consequent poor schools and ill-prepared workers. According to recent data the problem is getting worse. A […] [...]

It’s Santa time — Demand is high, supply is static. Forget that ‘dime a dozen’ cliché

by Published: November 21,2013

Tags: Business, Christmas, Jesus, Mississippi, Santa Claus, Thanksgiving

Here’s a seasonal scenario: The boss just told you to go get a Santa — and fast. You think to yourself: No problem. Those guys are everywhere this time of year. That, you’ll soon discover, is precisely your problem. Demand is high and supply is static. Forget that “dime a dozen” cliché. Even if you […] [...]

O TANNENBAUM — Christmas tree growers hoping to top solid 2012 sales

by Published: November 21,2013

Tags: Business, Christmas, farming, Jesus, Mississippi, Thanksgiving

First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year’s Christmas tree at the Governor’s Mansion. It is the tallest tree ever selected for the Mansion, and growers are hopeful that is a good omen that sales will be solid in 2013. Christmas tree […] [...]

CARTOON — Nobile reminds everyone that Thanksgiving comes before Christmas

by Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Business, Christmas, God, Jesus, Mississippi, Thanksgiving

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