Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving in Context, with Pie

Thanksgiving, a time for football, pie, family gatherings, seconds of pie, and, oh yes, giving thanks to our Creator for the many blessings bestowed upon us and our country. These are not great times for many. But, truth is, whatever … Continue reading

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Will RINO Hunts Come to Mississippi?

RINOs (Republicans In Name Only)…that’s what Tea Party and other conservative Republicans call fellow Republicans who don’t march in lockstep with their small government/low taxes dogma. In South Carolina they have a partisan group called RINO HUNT. Its mission is … Continue reading

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Politics to Ramp Up after Election Day

Mississippi has a weak governor system of governance. People have forgotten this under Haley Barbour’s tenure because of his strong ties to the state Senate. The Mississippi Constitution vests most power with the Legislature. Will Phil Bryant or Johnny DuPree … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Every Day

“Make A Difference Day” was Saturday. I’m not a fan. What if George McLean had only made a difference in Tupelo one day a year? Or Haley Barbour waited ‘til Make A Difference Day to respond to Hurricane Katrina? Saturday … Continue reading

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