Category Archives: Weidie Report

Merry Christmas

It seems like this Christmas I am hearing more people say “Merry Christmas” rather than “Happy Holidays.” I’d like to think that more of us are remembering the reason we have this holiday is because we celebrate the birth of God’s Son. I am also personally happy that no Mississippi statewide elected official or legislator […]

2017 Legislative Session: Will Campaign Finance Reform Become A Reality?

Will legislators put an end to “legalized bribery”? The upcoming 2017 session of the Mississippi Legislature will face the usual mix of key issues: funding for public education, transportation, meeting the needs of state agencies while balancing the state budget despite stagnant revenues, providing much need health care for Mississippians, job creation and on and on. The ugly issue of political ethics (i.e. […]

Dave “Boo” Ferriss, R.I.P.

A great man beyond the baseball diamond When it was learned that the legendary Boo Ferriss had died, at age 94, on Thanksgiving Day, there was a  huge outpouring of praise and affection. It was very fitting and well deserved. I learned of Boo’s death from a friend who sent me a story, very appropriately written […]