Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Charlie Mitchell

McDaniel Plans To Ride Emotional Wave To U.S. Senate

By Charlie Mitchell Why would the name of a state senator from Ellisville be on a professionally created survey seeking voters’ views on...

People Are Sadly Out Of Step With The Legislature

The press and the public are out of step. We keep thinking the Legislature deals with big picture topics such as budgets and taxation,...

A Moment Of Sympathy For Those Who Manage The Money

By Charlie Mitchell. When a family finds itself in a financial pickle and looks for advice, the admonition is always the same: Make...

Minor Chose To Tell Mississippi’s Story, And Tell It Well

The phone rang. “Chah-lie? Bill Minor. Listen. You got that all wrong.” This is my 31st year. Back in 1986, when I asked colleagues around the...

Financial Health Of State’s Hospitals On A Roller Coaster

A healthier Mississippi with more medical services, specifically for the underserved, was a hallmark of Gov. Phil Bryant’s stump speech when he was running...

Rep. Gipson’s Quest For Truth Reflects Misunderstanding

State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion — opinion — that Gipson,...

‘Eventually’ List Centers On ‘Not If, But When’

Lists are more popular than ever. People love lists. People love making lists, the most prevalent of which is the “bucket list,” a roster...

Mississippi Has Been Living Jackpot To Jackpot

Gov. Phil Bryant believes the time has come to add a lottery, creating yet another revenue stream for Mississippi. That will create suspense for...

Mississippi Should Invest In What’s Already Working

A tour bus pulled off the side of the narrow highway just west of Marks where Highway 6 becomes as flat and straight...

Media Errs By Allowing Itself To Become The Story

Big mistake. To use an overused term, “Yuuge.” The Trump administration has suckered the media into allowing itself to become the story. Big mistake. Every president, every congressman,...