The passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 has elicited heated debate throughout the country. Only 21 states have begun compliance with the ACA, and the muddled controversy defies simple characterization or easy explanation.
Call it a myth, a stereotype, call it an archetype, but despite the fact that southern women are as diverse as the population of the United States, the image of a Southern Woman persists in the popular imagination.
A Morning Joe discussion with Kevin Williamson about his recent National Review piece on President Eisenhower and his moderate temperament (relative to today's GOP) ended with a disagreement he had with MSNBC's Steve Kornacki over when the South turned Red.
Currently, the 36 percent of Americans who live in the South consume 44 percent of the nation's energy, and energy efficiency efforts in the South have lagged the efforts that are currently in place in other regions.