Author Archives: Wayne Weidie

The statewide elections must be soon

No, it’s just the money rush by legislators to tap lobbyists and other special interests in Jackson While the casual observer may not be taking notice, political types in Mississippi might not be faulted if they think the next statewide and legislative elections are right around the corner. The statewide primaries and general elections are […]

After the state flag, what’s next?

Rev. Al Sharpton and his clones The battle over Mississippi’s state flag continues with apparently no end in sight. Normal political lines are somewhat blurred over the state flag controversy. Besides Democrats, the NAACP, well-known Mississippians and others usually found on the left, the Mississippi Economic Council, some Republican leaders and many other conservatives strongly […]

Another disclosure lapse for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger?

Apparently, popular sports talk show host Bo Bounds of Jackson has noted another disclosure lapse at the Clarion-Ledger. Veteran columnist Billy Watkins has written several columns regarding the ongoing NCAA investigation of Ole Miss football and now departed Rebel football coach Hugh Freeze. In a column written by Josh Peters in USA TODAY, Watkins and two others […]