While it is the phenomenal college football seasons enjoyed by Mississippi State and Ole Miss in the Southeastern Conference, Delta State in the Gulf South Conference and the NCAA Division II Playoffs, and Alcorn State University in the Southwestern Athletic Conference that gets the lion’s share of state media attention, it is in the Mississippi […]

Do you make any kind of charitable contribution during the traditional year-ending holiday seasons?

Do you expect your local property taxes to rise if the state does not fully fund public education?

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee, as many supporters of public education anticipated, again failed in its recommendations for 2016 to make significant progress in fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program formula, the bedrock minimum needed for school districts to provide an adequate education. The committee recommended increasing MAEP funding by a mere $32 million, […]

Mississippi and the rest of the Deep Southern states now mean to the Republican Party what they did to the Democratic Party for much of the 20th century. The Southern states represent a dependability, a consistent vote for the Republicans. In Louisiana, incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, one of the few remaining Deep South white […]

Well, the report is out and, as we all suspected all along, the CIA did use torture, excuse me, “enhanced interrogation techniques,” against al- Qaida detainees in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and got zilch for the efforts except for the deaths of at least two of the detainees. That pretty much sums up […]

Homosexuals don’t have a right to their behavior Due to the recent debate in Mississippi and other states over the issue of “homosexual rights,” I am compelled to make all concerned citizens aware of the unforeseen effects that could be produced by the actions of judges or city, state, and federal government in granting of […]

Do you agree with the federal “Duck Stamp” program that financially supports wetlands conservation for waterfowl habitat?

Do you agree with the federal “Duck Stamp” program that financially supports wetlands conservation for waterfowl habitat?