Great news from Toyota
Bill Renick made an educated guess a few weeks back in his talk to the Holly Springs Rotary Club.
He said he believed an announcement would come in the next few months from Toyota concerning the future of the Blue Springs site.
Close to Nowhere
Can we all say ‘hot enough?’
• Sue Watson, our intrepid news reporter, heard on the radio Tuesday that the hottest temperature ever recorded was on September 13, 1922 — in El Azizia (also known as Al ’Aziziyah), Libya — the mercury hit 136. OK, so it’s near the Sahara Desert, so we know it’s really hot there. And, according to Wikipedia, there are no weather stations actually in the desert, so it’s probably hotter there.
‘General welfare’ doesn’t mean unlimited power
I wrote recently about our nation’s long-running debate over where governmental power resides - at the state or national level.
Our federal Constitution specifically “enumerates” what powers belong to the federal government - health care is not one of them.
Senator Roger Wicker makes weekly Republican address to the nation regarding oil spill response
“Hello, I am Senator Roger Wicker from Mississippi. As we enter the third month of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, we continue to learn more and more disturbing information about gross negligence on the part of BP -- and about some proposals from the Obama Administration that will do more harm than good.
Letters To The Editor
Wall Street reform:
Something happened on the way to Wall Street reform. The federal legislation now in the final stages of Congressional approval was supposed to address the causes of the recent financial crisis and reorganize the way Wall Street does business to protect taxpayers from a future crisis. While the legislation does address some important concerns, it imposes tremendous new burdens and restrictions on traditional banks like mine that had nothing to do with causing the crisis in the first place.
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