Monthly Archives: May 2019

Can You Identify the Little Brother among the Candidates?

Two years after I first wrote about it, “doofus” remains an intriguing and timely word. The Oxford Living Dictionary says it likely originated in North America in the 1960s and suggests it is either an alteration of the word “goofus” … Continue reading

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Senior Housing among Growing Needs for Affordable Housing

So, my conservative friends, what is the ideological difference between a tax subsidy for the wealthy and a financial subsidy for the poor? We hear concerns from some conservatives about corporate welfare where the tax code benefits select corporate interests, … Continue reading

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State Population Trends Make Healthcare Issue Big

Reckon conservatives will listen when two conservative, pro-capitalism columnists say healthcare is a big issue in Mississippi? Both Wyatt Emmerich and Sid Salter have conservative views and come from the owner side of newspapers where capitalism prevails. Both recently wrote … Continue reading

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Prosperity Indicators Not So Good across Mississippi

Mississippi politicians running for re-election or higher office are out, about, and on social media touting how good things are and how they helped make things that way. Well, some things are good, but some are far from good. One … Continue reading

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Capitalism with a Strong Safety Net Is Not Socialism

Evil socialism is about to take over America and Mississippi. At least that’s the fear-mongering political message these days from President Donald Trump, favored governor candidate Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, and their minions. One of America’s great capitalists rejects that … Continue reading

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