Charlie Mitchell

Mitchell: Some Not Entertained by Reeves-Hood Kerfuffle

OK, well, so no one is going to prison over “roadgate.” Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has claimed vindication. He would never-ever seek personal favors from...

Mitchell: ‘Roadgate’ Has Promise as Issue in Governor’s Race

As things stood, there was no red meat on the table if, as expected, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves squared off with Attorney General Jim...

Mitchell: State Can Increase Taxes Without Tax Increase

Close your eyes. Imagine being a politician in a cash-strapped state. Imagine your people — those who voted for you based on your firm...

Mitchell: America was Designed to be a Work in Progress

Did a teacher make you memorize the Declaration of Independence, or at least the first few paragraphs? With apologies, here’s an update … if...

Mitchell: Much More Than a Cake at Stake in Court Ruling

Some protesting the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission contend the 7-2 decision proved the justices hate gays. That’s...

Mitchell: Digital World Fast Becoming Our Only World

The longer it’s around, the more it appears social media has the wrong name. It’s really antisocial media. Be assured this is not a rant...

Mitchell: “Inappropriate” Stretches from Ill-advised to Criminal

Will Morgan Freeman be the person who brings perspective to the conversation? If so, that would be a good thing. This is a dangerous topic...

Thompson, Espy Have Different Approaches to Public Office

Bennie Thompson and Mike Espy are African-American men. That’s what they have in common. Other than both being members of the Democratic Party, that’s...

Economy still voters’ major issue on election day

On the day Donald Trump was elected, a 20-gallon tank of gas cost a Mississippi driver $36. Today, The American Automobile Associations says that...

Mitchell: Walton Heirs Provide a Script for Small-Town Success

Yes, we’re talking about the heirs of Sam Walton, founder of Walmart – the mega-company that assorted interest groups and media types love to...