Category Archives: Weidie Report

Another disclosure lapse for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger?

Apparently, popular sports talk show host Bo Bounds of Jackson has noted another disclosure lapse at the Clarion-Ledger. Veteran columnist Billy Watkins has written several columns regarding the ongoing NCAA investigation of Ole Miss football and now departed Rebel football coach Hugh Freeze. In a column written by Josh Peters in USA TODAY, Watkins and two others […]

BIPEC throws a curve to some conservative Republicans

BIPEC stands for the Business and Industry Political Action Committee. The organization is very powerful in state politics despite the organization’s non-profit 501 (c) (6) status with the Internal Revenue Service. BIPEC gives grades to state legislators and members of the Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. The grades are based on legislators and […]

Do privacy laws protect alleged recruiting cheaters?

Hinds County lawsuit shows at least one, and probably more Rebel boosters are nervous Without question, some Ole Miss alumni and boosters are nervous about their names being made public in connection with their role in the NCAA allegations of illegal recruiting involving the football program. One booster, “John Doe” filed legal action against the University […]

Comments by Condoleezza Rice missing in Mississippi and Louisiana’s left leaning press

Condoleezza Rice: “Don’t sanitize history by taking down monuments” The Washington Examiner recently reported that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice criticized efforts to tear down monuments to Confederate leaders because she doesn’t believe in sanitizing history. The first black woman to serve as secretary of state told the newspaper, “I am a firm believer in ‘keep your history […]

Fear The Tree!

Or, attend Stanford and find your inner weirdness A number of years ago, I attended a men’s NCAA basketball regional in Charlotte, NC. In the opening game, Mississippi State defeated Stanford before losing in the regional finals to Duke which had beaten North Carolina in its opening game. One of my sons and I cracked up […]