Monthly Archives: November 2019

Saving poor children – a government thing, a kingdom thing, or nothing?

Single moms living in poverty and children born into those households didn’t capture much attention in recent statewide elections. Trends suggest paying attention might be very important. This past summer The Phil Hardin Foundation in Meridian brought 10 Millsaps College … Continue reading

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Campaign season yields some interesting results

As Thanksgiving looms one thing we can all be thankful for is that Mississippi political campaigns are over and done. No more negative ads. No more recorded telephone calls. No more yard signs decorating every open space on major thruways. … Continue reading

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Chaos looming for Mississippi government?

And you thought the IHL Board hiring of the new Chancellor at Ole Miss was chaotic? You know. The board, as usual, set up a search process including a campus advisory committee and a national search consultant. They accepted resumes … Continue reading

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Lieutenant governor race key for Republicans

The key race for the Mississippi Republicans on November 5th is not the race for governor, rather it is the race for lieutenant governor. Two reasons. First, as we learned during Tate Reeves’ tenure, a strong lieutenant governor can command … Continue reading

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