Monthly Archives: June 2017

Consensus Perspective Needed on Medicaid

Perspectives, hmmm. “It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time,” wrote Isaac Asimov. “People say ‘It’s as plain as the nose on your face.’ But how much of the nose on your face can … Continue reading

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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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