Posts Tagged ‘2012 presidential election’

November 2, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: November 2,2012

Tags: 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Mitt Romney, Republican party


The 2012 election and the ‘Zone of Litigation’

The shadow of Bush v. Gore of 2000 is beginning to loom larger over the 2012 Presidential election. Could there be a repeat, and what would be the consequences? Readers will remember that whole experience with the virtual tie in the popular vote in the State of Florida. Sorting out the issues related to recounts […] [...]

Presidential election: Much is at stake for Mississippi

by Marty Wiseman Published: October 21,2012

Tags: 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

Some would call it The Mississippi Paradox. One the one hand, we say we want the federal government off our backs, yet on the other we say want more dollars coming to Mississippi from Washington. The presidential election will dramatically have an effect on both these statements. One of the first civic lessons we learn […] [...]

Read October 22 issue of MBJ

REAL ESTATE A look back at Greenville squatting attempts — by Ted Carter SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Guaranty loan amounts surpass pre-recession levels— by Ted Carter HOUSING Habitat affiliates to file housing trust fund bill in January— by Clay Chandler DOWNTOWN JACKSON Court-appointed receiver finding interest in former Edison Walthall Hotel— by Ted Carter SPORTS Kooky race […] [...]

The presidential debates: Game, set, match?

The suspense is so intense you can cut it with a knife. The atmosphere as we move through the month of presidential debates is more riveting than the Super Bowl, The World Series and the NBA Championship game combined. At least that is the case if you are an even marginally engaged political junkie. What […] [...]

July 30, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: July 29,2012

Tags: 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama, campaign finance, Morgan Freeman


WISEMAN: On 10th Amendment issues states are doing just fine

One surefire way to gain the sympathy of the voters during election season is for a candidate to bemoan the fact that the evil ole federal government is brutishly suffocating the states under the heel of its boot. Given the recent rhetoric of certain candidates and the flurry of activity by the states now is […] [...]

Mississippi’s moment in the political sun

by Marty Wiseman Published: March 25,2012

Tags: 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum

It was sort of like the occasional total eclipse of the sun, an event that occurs only rarely and when it does everyone makes it a point to watch because it will be a while before it happens again. Of course I am referring to the Republican Presidential primary that played out in Mississippi during […] [...]

Cartoon- March 19, 2012


Marty Wiseman, Part 3

by Stephen McDill Published: August 15,2010

Tags: 2012 presidential election, Haley Barbour, Marty Wiseman, Sarah Palin

JACKSON- Will he or won’t he? John C. Stennis Institute of Government director Marty Wiseman on Haley Barbour’s possible future in the White House. [...]

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