Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney’

Political conventions this summer will be reunion for Goldwater and McGovern offspring

by Marty Wiseman Published: June 3,2012

Tags: Barack Obama, Barry Goldwater, George McGovern, Mitt Romney

It is summertime, which means a time to peer at the political future with a gaze to the political past. The holiday that many consider the unofficial beginning of summer affords the opportunity to shake off the residue of a just-completed school year and to begin contemplating what lies ahead. Considering what the immediate future […] [...]

Rice says wouldn’t return as secretary of state

CLINTON — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she wouldn’t want to hold that position again. >> BUSINESS BLOG Former secretary of state, KiOR board member Condoleeza Rice visits Mississippi>> “You should never go home twice,” Rice told reporters at Mississippi College in Clinton. Rice visited the school Tuesday to address benefactors at a […] [...]

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

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Marty Wiseman: Who the heck is Saul Alinsky?

“Fascinating” is certainly one way to describe Newt Gingrich’s continuous invocation of the name of famed community organizer Saul Alinsky in his effort to hang a derogatory label on President Barack Obama. Given Gingrich’s penchant for shooting from the hip (lip?) when it comes to political rhetoric one or two references to Alinsky could be […] [...]

Ex-Sen. Trent Lott backing Romney for president

BILOXI — Former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi says he’s supporting fellow Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential race. Lott says that he’s been looking at the GOP field. He thinks Romney can appeal to independents and would have the best chance to win. Finance reports released Oct. 14 show the New Republican […] [...]

Unpeeling the Republican onion

by Marty Wiseman Published: October 9,2011

Tags: Marty Wiseman, MBJ column, Mitt Romney, republicans, Rick Perry

Like it or not, the Presidential election campaign is upon us. It is quite amazing that the process of electing a President is now a two-year ordeal – fully half of a four-year Presidential term. As the trite saying goes, “it is what it is” so we all best get ready. The able staff of […] [...]

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