Opinion: Stay calm, be smart, carry on, trust the Lord

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Being a rural state without a large metropolitan area has been a vexing problem for Mississippi, but in this latest world crisis, it is a boon.

No matter how hard we try to make life smooth, easy and predictable, that’s not the way it works on this planet. Adam ate the apple and we must wait our turn for paradise.







Black mark on the FBI

By WYATT EMMERICH,

The banquet hall at the Country Club of Jackson was full to hear writer Andy McCarthy speak at a function hosted by Mississippi Center for Public Policy. McCarthy is a columnist for the National Review and has recently published a book, “Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency.”


Thanksgiving is cognitive therapy

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Cognitive therapy is a form of psychotherapy that “states that thoughts, feelings and behavior are all connected, and that individuals can move toward overcoming difficulties and meeting their goals by identifying and changing unhelpful or inaccurate thinking, problematic behavior, and distressing emotional responses,” according to Wikipedia.


Two-party system has merits

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Mississippi’s local and state elections are done for another four years. The Republican Party stays in power.

Unlike many elections around the world, few people questioned the validity of our state’s election process. It is a great blessing to live in a state and country that has a legitimate and trusted democratic process.


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