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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his now famous “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 1963. A national holiday on Monday marked Dr. King’s birthday and his sacrificial role in bringing about more racial equality in America.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Psalm 46
    In the book of Isaiah, we read of the Lord reproving negligent spiritual leaders in Israel. They indulge themselves while the nation is serving idols rather than the living God. The Lord says they are like happy drunkards who think tomorrow will be like this day, great beyond measure. However, when disaster inevitably comes and they cry out, the Lord says let their collection of idols deliver them.
  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible ... make violent revolution inevitable,” said John F. Kennedy. 
  • The walls supposedly are always closing in on Donald Trump. The end is always beginning.
  • Miss Elizabeth McNeil, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin McNeil of Philadelphia, and a Junior at State Teachers, College Hattiesburg, was one of the fifty six students to make honor roll for fall quarter. To make honor roll a student must make at least forty honor points. 
  • “Stop the ENDLESS WARS!” implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet.
  • LOWRY/FBI tramples our political order
    The FBI took it upon itself to determine whether the president of the United States is a threat to national security.
  • Miss Pauline Henley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Henley of Philadelphia, has been selected “Miss Philadelphia High School” by the student body of the school.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Psalm 90
    Psalm 90 is the oldest psalm in the Bible. It was written by Moses, who lived around 1400 B.C.  Moses also wrote the first 5 books of the Bible, and here we have a prayer of Moses that serves to teach us the sobering reality of the world we live in and the wisdom we need in view of it.
  • EDITORIAL/Romney for something
    Mitt Romney is nothing if not flexible, and he usually bends a little to the left. He has been in the public eye for decades, but he has served only four years in an elective office, as governor of Massachusetts. 
  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House has more women, persons of color and LGBT members than any House in history — and fewer white males
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