Archive for July, 2007

July 25, 2007

The avalanche of states moving their presidential primary to February 5th next year has made a tremendous impact on the 2008 Presidential Race. This cavalcade, which includes Alabama, will change the dynamics dramatically. It has diminished the role that New Hampshire and Iowa have traditionally played as early states in the nominating process, making them […]

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July 18, 2007

It seems like the saying, “thank God for Mississippi,” has been around most of my life. This adage referred to our perennial status on most economic barometers and rankings as 49th but Mississippi was always last or 50th. We have progressed significantly economically over the past decade. Most charts put us around 40th. We are […]

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July 11, 2007

As the year 2007 began the biggest story brewing was the unraveling and evolution of the gigantic junior college system corruption saga. It is still evolving and the mounting evidence portends that it is a tempest in a teapot ready to explode. The obvious pilfering and abuse are brazen. It is astonishing to comprehend the […]

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July 04, 2007

Otto Whittaker wrote the following essay, “I am the Nation,” in 1955 as a public relations advertisement for the Norfolk and Western Railway. The message found in Mr. Whittaker’s essay is still appropriate for this Independence Day so I have chosen to include it below in lieu of my weekly political column.

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