Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Karl Oliver COULD care less about the flag

Walking out for a lunch break of the Republican budget debacle, I passed Rep. Karl Oliver's parking space, whose truck license plate proudly displays...

Steven Palazzo, Priorities, and Picking Fights

John Lewis is a hero. He was a hero long before he came to U.S. Congress and he's been a hero since.And in Mississippi,...

A Month for Confederates, a Week for Hurricane Preparedness

This morning Governor Bryant issued a statement declaring May 23-27th "Hurricane Preparedness Week." From NewsMS:“Eleven years after Hurricane Katrina, we have vivid memories of...

Adults in the Room

When you consider the sorts of things that matter to Democrats and Republicans in Mississippi government, it's easy to definitively pick out the adults...

Mississippi Republican Introduces Separate But Equal Flag Bill

From WAPT: Republican House Speaker Pro Tempore Greg Snowden is proposing that the state have two flags: one with the Confederate emblem, which currently represents...

A State of the State that doesn’t add up

Regardless of how many times you say something, it does not make that statement true – even if you say it to the entire...

New Champion for Public Education?

Rep. Jay Hughes, the Freshman Representative from Oxford, has made a splash at the start of this session doing something truly outrageous...keeping his promise.Hughes...

What To Expect: Republicans Fighting the Unarmed Union Army

This is Part 4 of a series this week of what to expect from the Mississippi Legislature this session.Republican leadership in Mississippi and the...

Casting lots with loaded dice

With the legislature reconvening in Jackson this week, we will finally get an answer to one of the biggest question marks of the 2015...

What To Expect: Mississippi Roads and Bridges Falling Through the Cracks...

This is Part 3 of a series this week highlighting what to expect from the Mississippi Legislature this session.For the past few years, legislative...