Monthly Archives: November 2018

Hyde-Smith Will Trump Espy in Run-off

The hand has begun writing on the wall. The not-so-slim lady is tuning her pipes. The Nov. 27 run-off between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy is all but a done deal, with Hyde-Smith the clear winner. Barring a political miracle, … Continue reading

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Who Is the Right Fit for Ole Miss Chancellor?

The resignation of Ole Miss Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter was no surprise to insiders. A terrific academician with a stellar resume, Dr. Vitter simply was not the right fit for Ole Miss at this time. No doubt he will … Continue reading

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Usury Proscriptions Forgotten in Mississippi

Living in a very Christian state, most Mississippians should remember the biblical proscriptions on usury. Here’s one: “Thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by extortion, and has forgotten me, saith the Lord … Continue reading

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PERS Sees Taxpayers as Their Evergreen Money Tree

The PERS Board of Trustees seemed happy last week after hearing from their actuary. The funded ratio for PERS increased and investment returns were up. So, are things turning up for PERS? Only if you don’t mind your pocketbook getting … Continue reading

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