Heat is the No. 1 weather-related killer. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature.
To balance the budget that ended last Thursday, the Mississippi Legislature gave Gov. Phil Bryant permission to use the state’s rainy-day fund. The governor took $63 million to make up for a shortage of tax revenue.
U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has been persistently pointing out problems at the American Red Cross for several years, and the organization’s laughable response in some instances to the recent Delta flooding again proved that Thompson’s criticisms are on base.
If extremist Christians were going around pillaging society — as they did not too long ago in Northern Ireland, for example — we would take no offense at the president saying he wouldn’t tolerate “radical Christian terrorism.” We would applaud him even and would be capable of