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Special Report, Author at Daily Leader

Opinion

With Democrat trifecta in Washington, Republicans stand at uneasy crossroads

At noon today with the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, Democrats will control the White House, the U.S. House of Representatives and narrowly the U.S. ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:00 pm

News

State Health Department announces all of its vaccine appointments are booked

The state Department of Health announced Wednesday that all of its appointments to administer vaccines are booked and no additional doses are available at this ... Read more

by Special Report, Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:27 am

Opinion

Wicker’s certification vote showed character, courage and loyalty to the U.S. Constitution

No real surprise that Mississippi Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Bolton, voted to certify the nation’s electoral vote. By that act of Congress, the ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion

This is Mississippi’s moment to show leadership

Americans have been drowning in a sea of COVID-19, social unrest, and election turmoil. The waves have not yet calmed, but shore is in sight. ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:58 pm

Opinion

Journalists have to call things how they see them

I don’t think I have really discussed this much before because, well, it could be interpreted  as self-serving (non-intended), and even after all this time, ... Read more

by Special Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 9:00 am

Opinion

Biden’s choice of Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture bodes well for Mississippi

President-elect Joe Biden’s choice of former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as his U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary should bode well for Mississippi farmers whose agriculture ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:30 pm

Opinion

Mississippi’s 2021 goal: Investing in our greatest asset, our citizens

Last year, the Legislature provided computers to every Mississippi student, increased connectivity to unserved areas, provided additional ICU bed capacity, and contributed to the cost ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 3:30 pm

Opinion

Our farmers never stopped farming throughout 2020

The year 2020 will certainly be a year that will not be forgotten. Our usual way of life became any anything but normal due to ... Read more

by Special Report, Friday, January 1, 2021 10:00 am

Opinion

How are we protecting your tax dollars?

When I was first appointed State Auditor nearly two and a half years ago, I was determined to lead from the front in tracking down ... Read more

by Special Report, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:50 am

Opinion

Do yourself a favor and learn the whole story of Christmas

Back in the Old Testament days, God spoke directly to his people. The reaction among all those who experienced this was the same: They were ... Read more

by Special Report, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:31 pm

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