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“A Republic, if we can keep it.” –Steve Patterson

October 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

“Are we rolling downhill like a snowball headed for hell With no kinda chance for the flag or the liberty bell Wish a Ford and a Chevy Would last ten years like they should Is the best of the free life behind us now Are the good times really over for good ?” –Merle Haggard   Once upon a time there was [More]

Steve Patterson: Hanging out with some very old Jews

September 25, 2019 // 3 Comments

“America’s public policies of the last 6 decades have not only ignored poverty, but criminalized it!” –Steve Patterson I have been spending a lot of time with friends lately, a motley crew of old Jews. Not high school or college buddies, or bird hunting or fishing pals, nor even my old political [More]

Steve Patterson: “Who’d a thunk it?”

August 2, 2019 // 1 Comment

  “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics will not take an interest in you.” –Pericles   Back in the day, when someone stated the obvious, a frequent response was “who’d a thought it” or, even more likely, “Who’d a thunk it?” That old phrase [More]

Kelly introduces seasonal workforce legislation

June 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany MS- Seasonal workforce Paperwork Reduction for Farmers and H-2A Modernization Act: U.S. Representative Trent Kelly Washington, DC: U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (R-MS), in coordination with U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), has introduced the Paperwork Reduction for Farmers and H-2A Modernization Act. Under [More]

Steve Patterson: “Baloney is not cheap!”

June 13, 2019 // 5 Comments

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed. –Adolf Hitler   Alabama’s Governor George C. Wallace once appeared on a Sunday talk show during his heyday as a demagogic segregationist. There, he proclaimed a profound truth — one that has stood the test of time, and [More]

Senator Thad Cochran dies at age 81

May 31, 2019 // 0 Comments Editor’s Note:  Much has been published since the death early yesterday of Mississippi’s Senator Thad Cochran. By far the best story we have seen is by, which includes many details of his long and distinguished service to the State of Mississippi and to the U. S. [More]

Secretary of State Hosemann meets with Junior Aldermen

May 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Delbert Hosemann, Secretary of State, met with New Albany Junior Aldermen at New Albany High School on Tuesday, May 7. MS Secretary of State discussed a wide range of topics with Junior Aldermen. Hosemann introduced himself to the group by describing his educational background, his law career, and his political [More]

Steve Patterson on Senator Fritz Hollings: The last of the Mohicans

April 11, 2019 // 1 Comment

“I’m the last of the Mohicans.”      —South Carolina Senator Ernest “Fritz “ Hollings,        Farewell address to the United States Senate   The roar of the last of the old Southern Democrat lions of the United States Senate has been silenced. My friend and role model, Senator [More]

U.S. Rep. Kelly Announces 116th Congress Committee Assignments

February 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (MS-01) recently announced he has retained his committee assignments from the 115th Congress and will serve on the House Committee on Agriculture, the House Armed Services Committee, and the House Small Business Committee. Subcommittee assignments will be released later this month. Upon [More]
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