Author Archives: David

Karl Oliver COULD care less about the flag

Walking out for a lunch break of the Republican budget debacle, I passed Rep. Karl Oliver’s parking space, whose truck license plate proudly displays the Confederate flag. So either someone from Karl Oliver’s county is illegally parked in Karl Oliver’s spot, or Karl Oliver REALLY likes that symbol. Read More at Cottonmouth

A Month for Confederates, a Week for Hurricane Preparedness

This morning Governor Bryant issued a statement declaring May 23-27th “Hurricane Preparedness Week.” From NewsMS:“Eleven years after Hurricane Katrina, we have vivid memories of that storm and its aftermath,” said Gov. Bryant. “Catastrophic hurricanes do not occur every year, but we must prepare ourselves in such a way that we are prepared for any level […]

Adults in the Room

When you consider the sorts of things that matter to Democrats and Republicans in Mississippi government, it’s easy to definitively pick out the adults in the room.While Punxsutawney Phil Bryant peeked out of his office today looking for the federal government’s shadow, he followed the same trodden path of many discredited, discriminatory, Mississippi governors before him, saying:Because […]