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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:00 PM
A great battle was won, but the struggle continues. Years will pass before the full implications of the nomination and confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court will play out, and perhaps more years will follow after that before the implications are clearly understood.
  • After a 50-year siege, the great strategic fortress of liberalism has fallen. With the elevation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court seems secure for constitutionalism — perhaps for decades.
  • Democrats suffered a stinging loss in the fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, and have concluded that the constitutional system is to blame.
  • Dr. Joseph Alexander Smith of Meridian, Mississippi, as pastor of the First Methodist Church of Birmingham has been announced by Presiding Bishop J.L. Decell. 
  • You shall walk after the Lord your God and fear Him, and keep His commandments and obey His voice; you shall serve Him and hold fast to Him.
  • Republican leaders are “a bunch of wimps,” said Jerry Falwell Jr.
  • It’s time for “To Kill a Mockingbird” to give up its treasured place in American culture.
  • The Neshoba County Teacher’s Association held its first monthly meeting for the 1938-39 session at the Philadelphia High School Auditorium. Mr. Fred McKinnon, President of the 1937-38 session presiding. The association went into a business session for the election of officers. The following were elected: Superintendent, T.J. Durrett, Coldwater, President; Superintendent H.D. Hawkins, Waldo, Vice President; and Christine Drake, Philadelphia, Reporter. 
  • When our public schools are failing, we’re all failing. So to go hollering and screaming and pointing fingers now serves no useful purpose other than bad politics. We’ve got to roll up our sleeves and fix this.
  • Thursday is shaping up to be the Trump presidency’s “Gunfight at O.K. Corral.” 
  • The attempted political assassination of Brett Kavanaugh is bad for the country, but good for a Trumpian attitude toward American politics. 
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