Monthly Archives: May 2014

Tea Party Flyer Twists Facts

The “Tupelo Tea Party” last week distributed a disinformation flyer concerning the National Guard’s 155th Brigade Combat Team in Mississippi. The flyer’s premise was that the historic 155th will be shut down because Senator Thad Cochran voted to confirm Chuck … Continue reading

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Mississippi LifeTracks Issues First Report

The first special report from Mississippi LifeTracks has been published. What, you may be asking, is Mississippi LifeTracks? It’s a newly established, robust statewide integrated longitudinal education and workforce data system. Right. So what is it really? It is a … Continue reading

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McDaniels’ Record at Odds with Rhetoric

Do you favor politicians who vote for earmarks funded with borrowed money? How about those who vote for tax increases? If your answer is “no” and you want to throw the rascals out, then there won’t be many Republicans left … Continue reading

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Mississippi Out of Community College Spotlight

President Obama last week announced the fourth and final installment of his $2 billion workforce development fund benefitting community colleges. Colleges and consortia of colleges, working closely with industry, can compete for $450 million to create career training paths for … Continue reading

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Senators Should Represent State Interests, Not PACs’

History shows that our founding fathers struggled to determine how states should be represented in Congress. “During the summer of 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia established equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the … Continue reading

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