Category Archives: Weidie Report

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 […]

BIPEC throws a curve to some conservative Republicans

BIPEC stands for the Business and Industry Political Action Committee. The organization is very powerful in state politics despite the organization’s non-profit 501 (c) (6) status with the Internal Revenue Service. BIPEC gives grades to state legislators and members of the Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. The grades are based on legislators and […]

Do privacy laws protect alleged recruiting cheaters?

Hinds County lawsuit shows at least one, and probably more Rebel boosters are nervous Without question, some Ole Miss alumni and boosters are nervous about their names being made public in connection with their role in the NCAA allegations of illegal recruiting involving the football program. One booster, “John Doe” filed legal action against the University […]