Monthly Archives: March 2015

Blog Takes McDaniel Conservatives to Task

The Mississippi based political blog “Y’all Politics” has taken the “MS Tea Party” and Chris McDaniel’s Conservative Coalition to task:   “I’ve said this before, but if the MS Tea Party is serious about doing anything but Facebook Memes and … Continue reading

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Leadership Crumbling along with Highways and Bridges

“Somebody’s going to be killed,” Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall stressed to the Clarion-Ledger, pointing to a study that shows Mississippi has 2,275 structurally deficient bridges. “That’s what’s going to happen.” The huge tax cut wind howling out of … Continue reading

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Gunn Takes Tax Cut Spotlight

For the past several years Gov. Phil Bryant has pushed hard for the Legislature to adopt a rational budget process called “performance-based budgeting.” No doubt his realistic approach to budgeting – budgeting includes both revenues and expenses – led the … Continue reading

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Mississippi’s Thin Racial Veneer

Race persists as a predominant part of Mississippi life. There are the disparities revealed by objective facts: Most Republicans are white. Most African-Americans are Democrats. All statewide elected officials are white. Most prison inmates are black. Most wealthy Mississippians, business … Continue reading

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