State leaders need to listen to Hall

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Dick Hall has earned his gravitas after 24 years in the Legislature and 19 years as central commissioner for Mississippi’s Department of Transportation. A Republican from way back, nobody questions his conservative credentials.
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Too many people falling for easy “clickbait”

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

A friend of mine recently sent me an email about President Obama’s daughter, Malia.
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Encouraging entrepreneurs

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Believe it or not, but there’s a new textile plant in Tylertown making shirts sold throughout the nation. Its existence sheds light on our ever changing economy and how the entrepreneurial spirit is a key to success.
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Safety better than speed

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

As fall approaches, the days get shorter with increasing rapidity. By Nov. 5, daylight savings time ends and it will be dark by 6 p.m. If you like to go on walks after work, it’s time to purchase your reflective vests, if you have not already done so.
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Rediscovered my golf game

Wyatt Emmerich 2017
After a 20 year hiatus, my golf bug is back.
This is as planned. When the kids came along, I couldn’t afford the six hours to play golf. I switched to tennis.

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Baptist now third largest employer in Mississippi

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Unprecedented changes in the medical field are causing a wave of consolidation said Chris Anderson, CEO of Baptist Health Systems, speaking to the Jackson Rotary Club.
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Capital distorting megadeal favoritism is killing our state

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Many Mississippians may remember the recent failed venture to convert pine trees into gasoline. Gas was over $4 a gallon and it seemed like a great idea. After all, pine trees are mainly made of hydrogen and carbon, same as gasoline. All we had to do was rearrange the atoms using existing technology.
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Eaton an example of once dominant force in politics

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

Mississippi is a small state where people are closely connected. I got to know Bo Eaton because my wife Ginny “used to rock me to sleep” as his babysitter in Taylorsville.
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Escaping the Mississippi heat into the cool mountains of Maine

Wyatt Emmerich 2017

In April, I predicted a cool summer because winter had been so warm. Law of averages. Turns out, I was right.
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Haven’t changed my political position, but politicians changed their’s

Wyatt Emmerich 2017
I find it amusing that a few people have commented on my political views, believing I have become less conservative.
Change is good. My mother used to say, “Consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.” But in fact, I have changed little in my views.

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