White sounds perfect

S ince Phil Bryant’s rise in Mississippi politics began when he was appointed state auditor in 1996 by then-Gov. Kirk Fordice, he has an commendable sense of ownership about the position.

PERS gets more money

M ississippi leaders like to talk about how they’re shrinking state government. That’s fine, but one of the rising costs of this effort is taxpayer contributions to the Public Employees Retirement System.

Don’t burn the flag

F lames that consumed a Mississippi State flag Monday in front of the Governor’s Mansion could also incinerate hope for the very thing protestors claim to want: Changing the controversial symbol.