Monthly Archives: February 2010

Economic Engines and Tunica

Economic engines bring money and jobs that continually create and distribute wealth. What happens when you plop a big one into a poor Delta county? Does it wipe out poverty and everyone lives happily ever after? In 1980 the Census … Continue reading

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Local Banks Get “Double Whammy”

“Obama Blasts Banks” for paying huge bonuses. Others slam “banks” for wielding what Warren Buffett called “financial weapons of mass destruction” and causing the financial crisis. Hit ‘em with Evil-Eye Fleegle’s double whammy! Make ‘em pay! Whoa, there, Nellie…. Every … Continue reading

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Tuition Guaranty Innovation Will Aid “W”

Tuition Guarantee is a wonderful program. It may be especially wonderful for Mississippi University for Women. Tuition Guarantee first manifested at Meridian Community College in 1994. Today, it’s a booming program for Lauderdale County operated by the MCC Foundation. In … Continue reading

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Uh, Oh! An Idea Was Committed

Faced with catastrophic funding cuts for historically black universities and the Governor’s call to merge them, Ron Mason did what any thoughtful university president should do. He put together ideas on what a merger of JSU, ASU, and MVSU might … Continue reading

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