Some of my fellow Mississippian want to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with license plates honoring Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest was one of the initial leaders of the Ku Klux Klan.
With 2010 elections now well behind us, jockeying for the Republican nomination for president begins in earnest.
The Mississippi Secretary of State has announced that enough signatures have been collected to put voter ID on the ballot in 2011. Voters will get the chance to narrow the franchise once again.
Why am I so obsessed with American politics in the first place? Does it really matter, or does interest in politics merely occupy the same part of the brain that used to handle starting line-ups, batting averages and RBI's?
Sometimes there are simply no words to describe the behavior of Mitch McConnell's band of merry misanthropes -- also known as much of the US Senate Re...
The state of Mississippi, which ranks last in just about everything, is about to be first in something. And that something is almost as bizarre as who's making it happen.
Perhaps the most astonishing aspect of Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour's (R) ill-timed gaffe is the somewhat typical and, some could say, contrived...
Barbour's recitation of Mississippi history is 180 degrees in the wrong direction. His remarks on Citizens Councils and the Ku Klux Klan can be "clarified" from now until the last racist is voted out of public office.
Where in the world are the young, inspiring new leaders for the next decade that will bring fresh ideas, programs and vision to the American public?
Last Monday, a major agreement was reached that makes $133 million available to assist low-income Mississippians in repairing their Hurricane Katrina-damaged homes.
There is an extensive manhunt on today for traces of the real Republican Party. The Party of No has amazingly continued, and sightings of the Elephant...
What if there just isn't anyone serious out there who can bridge the ascendant Tea Party movement with the GOP establishment? My bet is that the more Jeb Bush says "NO," the more the party will eventually demand that he be the candidate in 2012.
A brief, yet helpful, guide to deprogramming friends, neighbors, and loved ones who have become Fox News Zombies. While there is no real cure for the...
There is an unpopular president in the White House defending some unpopular policies and there will be many Republican candidates coming out of the woodwork to announce and the announcements will be coming soon.