The Mississippi Legislature moved with impressive speed this past weekend to change the state flag. But the hard part — the work to bring more unity to the state and especially finding ways to significantly improve the state — is going to take years and possibly decades.
Editor's note: This editorial obviously was written and set for publication prior to the release of the FBI's findings on the NASCAR "noose." A follow-up opinion piece from the same writer is listed elsewhere here under the headline, "The noose that wasn
American drivers used to pay a high price whenever there was military action in the Middle East. The best examples were during the 1970s, when the Arab oil embargo and the Iranian revolution caused steep increases in gasoline prices.