Archive | April, 2012

First casinos, now beer … what in the world is next for Mississippi?

April 20, 2012

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I’m shocked! The governor just signed a bill to allow beer in Mississippi to increase its alcohol content from 5 percent to 8 percent. Where were all the good Baptists when this was going through the legislature? Were all the temperance women otherwise occupied when the vote was taken? Did the citizens of the dry […]

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There are still no female members at Augusta National

April 12, 2012

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Augusta National Golf Club accepted its first African American member in 1990. Here we are, 22 years later, and there are still no female members. I’m a terrible golfer. I only play occasionally, and it’s never pretty. I don’t actually consider golf a sport — riding around in a cart while stopping at intervals to […]

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Who needs the luck of the Irish you’ve got a hard-working Malcolm

April 6, 2012

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I haven’t been to the St. Paddy’s Day Parade in years. Rather than sharing green beer with a rowdy bunch of revelers, I prefer to sip green tea in the privacy of my own home. The best time I had at the parade was many years ago — back in my single days. I went with […]

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