Monthly Archives: June 2017

Voters Are Sovereign except When They Aren’t

Strong words from Governor Phil Bryant in his state-of-the-state address back in January: “To the taxpayers who hear this message, rest assured your Governor recognizes that you are sovereign. You, by the power of your vote, grant us the authority … Continue reading

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American Politics Declining into Profiteers vs Moochers

Americans now live in a political environment dominated by extremes. One burgeoning faction, looking through red tinted lenses, seeks “freedom from.” Another, looking through blue tinted lenses, seeks “access to.” A fading faction, looking through clear lenses, fears all will … Continue reading

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Mississippi Back on Bottom in Senior Health Rankings

Mississippi is getting older. No, this is not about our Bicentennial, but our people. Since 1980 Mississippi’s total population increased 18.5% but the population of residents aged 65 and older jumped 43.3%.  This pushed the median age up from 27.6 … Continue reading

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