Archive | November 11th, 2011

CARTER: S.C.’s DeMint tells veterans they don’t deserve job help

November 11, 2011

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Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina needs to get out more often. He doesn’t think the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces do anything special that sets them apart from the rest of us.  He reasons that signaling them out for extra help getting jobs after their service wouldn’t be fair to […]

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Tension mounts between demonstrators and police at Occupy Jackson

November 11, 2011

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Nerves were raw at last night’s meeting of Jackson’s mini version of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Freezing demonstrators huddled in front of TV cameras on the corner of Congress and Amite streets and listened to lawyers from the ACLU. JPD cruisers passed by every ten minutes or so- lights off but still signaling their […]

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They’re hairy. They’re crazy. They’re hairy crazy ants.

November 11, 2011

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People who heard in mid-October about the spread of aliens on the Gulf Coast might have written it off as some kind of pre-Halloween spoof. Millions and millions of shaggy creatures running around at break-neck speed and with a penchant for overrunning and damaging homes and businesses sounded unbelievable. But, when it comes to hairy […]

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