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Trump, Cruz to campaign in Mississippi on eve of primaries

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Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz were scheduled to appear in Mississippi before its presidential primaries, but the state has received relatively little attention this campaign season. Trump was scheduled to speak Monday evening in the Jackson suburb of Madison, ahead of the Tuesday primaries. It was to be Trump’s second appearance in Mississippi since early January, when several thousand ...

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BILL CRAWFORD — The SMORGS’ Gift to America – Donald Trump

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The SMORGS are coming!  The SMORGS are coming!  Heaven help us all, the SMORGS are winning! Well, they’re winning sort of. SMORGS stands for “Sanctimonious Malicious Organizations.” You know what I’m talking about – well-funded, special-interest organizations that preach a good line but destroy any politician who won’t walk that line with them. SMORGS have taken over politics, impacting both ...

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NEW POLL: Trump, Clinton lead big in Mississippi ahead of Tuesday primaries

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With a huge lead over his closest rivals, billionaire businessman Donald Trump can expect to add Mississippi’s March 8 Republican presidential primary to his list of victories in the GOP nominating contest, a statewide poll conducted Monday by Magellan Strategies BR shows. Trump will seek to build on his Magnolia State lead with a visit to Madison Monday night. The automated telephone ...

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BILL CRAWFORD — Are Mississippi politicians bought and paid for?

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  Politicians are bought and paid for, according to Donald Trump. “When you give, they do whatever the hell you want them to do,” he said. He was speaking about Washington politicians. But what about Mississippi politicians?  Are they bought and paid for? Probably not, but the less than squeaky clean behavior of some, and the lack of concern by most, ...

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BILL CRAWFORD: Kasich last hope for candidate with character and competency

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  A useful presidential primary exercise can be had by applying fundamental concepts from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to the candidates. Covey developed his character and competency oriented leadership treatise after his doctoral dissertation critiqued 200 years of American “success literature” starting in 1776. Covey found that literature focused on the development of character through the 1920s. Afterwards, ...

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TODD SMITH — Here’s a sneak peak at The Super Bowl 50 ads

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Whether it’s cars, chips or beer, ,the usual super suspects are lining up to make the 50th Super Bowl more than a game to remember – at least when it comes to the ads. With the Super Bowl set for Sunday, advertisers have given us  a peek at what they’ve got planned. They have a lot at stake as they ...

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BILL CRAWFORD — Truth management skews reality

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Since the earliest days of civilization “truth management” has been practiced by governments and religions to further their own interests.  Decades ago, the Soviet Union’s disinformation and revisionist history activities stood out. Today truth management pervades international communications, with Putin’s Russia, Iran, North Korea, and ISIL among the stand outs.   The practice of truth management has proliferated to organizations throughout ...

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Trump set to campaign Jan. 2 in Biloxi

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump works the crowd at the conclusion of his second campaign visit to Georgia at the Macon Centreplex Coliseum Nov. 30, 2015, in Macon, Ga.  Trump is scheduled to visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Jan. 2. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

BILOXI — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to campaign just after the New Year on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Trump’s website says Monday that he will appear at 7 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi. Tickets are available online. Mississippi’s presidential primaries are March 8. Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, John Kasich, ...

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BILL CRAWFORD — Christian behavior lacking in too many Republicans

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Group calls for Nativity scene to be removed from Harrison County courthouse,” read the Biloxi Sun-Herald headline.    Seems a humanist, freedom-from-religion group wanted the scene removed because, “Nativity scenes in courthouses, like any blatantly religious display on public property, show government favoritism toward religion and to Christianity in particular,” according to Monica Miller, senior counsel at the Appignani Humanist Legal ...

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BILL CRAWFORD — GOP debate fails voters

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, right, and Donald Trump joke during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

“We need the strongest military on the face of the planet,” said Carly Fiorina, one of the “winners” of last week’s Republican presidential debate. “And, specifically, what that means is we need about 50 Army brigades, we need about 36 Marine battalions, we need somewhere between 300 and 350 naval ships, we need to upgrade every leg of the nuclear ...

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