Republicans dominate state
If a lifetime of covering sports in Mississippi has taught me anything, it has taught me this: There's never really a good time to play LSU or Alabama in football.
Most of the time, the Tigers and Crimson Tide will have bigger, faster, more talented players than you do. They will have more of them, too.
When the United States ratified the Sixteenth amendment in 1913 allowing a federal income tax, the balance of power shifted from the states to the federal government. The power to tax is the power to enslave.
Jim Hood’s reluctance to endorse fellow Democrats running for statewide office in Mississippi is telling about the two-edged sword his party affiliation has become in this state.
U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst has pledged to vigorously prosecute any companies that knowingly hired illegal immigrants at the seven Mississippi poultry plants raided in August.
If Hurst does, it will be the exception for how these massive raids usually go.
Usually, the penalties are a negotiated fine, and not much more than that.
A story on the Mississippi Today website provides insight on yet another growing concern in the medical care field: the cost of operating an ambulance service.
As the Clarion Ledger keeps digging into a previously little-known practice used by influential Mississippi legislators to direct money to pet causes or pet state agencies, it keeps finding surprises.
The thermometer isn’t showing it yet, but the weather is going to cool off soon and the sun will be setting earlier as the calendar moves toward winter.
Last week, defense attorneys filed a motion for a change of venue in the city of Jackson’s case against Siemens Industry and Siemens Corporation.