Hiring Lobbyist Instead of Employees?

Paul Krugman says large corporations are hoarding money and hiring lobbyist to get more tax breaks instead of investing in the economy.  THE PROBLEM:  Tax breaks are granted to these large corporations to encourage investment in the U.S. economy.  Instead of investing in the economy, these large corporations appear to be paying dividends, paying down debt, buying other companies and hiring lobbyist […]

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Mississippi Troopers Out in Force

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has stepped up patrols and road blocks on Mississippi highways.  There have already been more drunk driving arrests than last year with 24 hours left to go in the Holiday weekend.  At least one Mississippi Teen has already lost their life this weekend, possibly due to a distracted driver. Dont Drink And Drive!  Watch Out For Those […]

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Single Car Accidents

Crashworthiness is a term that describes a vehicle’s ability to prevent an accident or protect its occupants during a crash.  Crashworthiness factors include, Structural Integrity of the vehicle, Seat Belts, Airbags, Brakes and Anti-Lock Brakes and other Vehicle Safety Mechanisms.  Car manufacturers are required to adhere to certain standards when they build a car and […]

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Makers of Generic Drugs off the Hook?

Consumers lose to BIG corporations at the United States Supreme Court.  The bottom line: Generic Drug Makers do not  always have to warn you about dangerous side effects and you cannot always sue Generic Drug Makers for failing to warn you about those dangerous side effects if you get hurt. The legal theory/reality that lead […]

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Car hits Cyclist in Starkville

I was shocked and saddened after reading the recent Clarion Ledger article about cyclist Jan Morgan who was struck by a car while riding her bike in Starkville.  The article by Gary Pettus tells Jan Morgan’s tragic story and gives the reader important background about the “Three Feet Rule.”  In Mississippi, drivers are required to […]

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