Back in the 3rd week of 1993, the same week as Bill Clinton’s first inagural, National Review sponsored a Conservative Summit in D.C. I attended was quite invigorated by the gig which featured a wide selection of the leading conservative pols, writers and thinkers at that time. Republicans had been laid low and like today […]
Ashby M. Foote III
Ashby M. Foote III is president of Vector Money Management in Jackson, Mississippi.
This is my half-time speech with 24 hours to go: It was 41 years ago this past Sunday (October 26, 1967), that John McCain took one for the team – the American Team that is. It was that day McCain’s A4 Skyhawk had its right wing blown off micro seconds after John triggered the release […]
What a week for Toledo, Ohio. On Saturday the University football team travels to the Big House in Ann Arbor and knocks off the Michigan Wolverines 13-10. But amaizing as that seemed the triumphs of the Rockets would soon be eclipsed by the insight and words of a plumber from nearby Holland, Ohio. It was […]
Stocks are on a tear, with the Dow Jones up a thousand points in two months and advancing in 24 out of 27 sessions during one stretch, tying an 80-year-old record. This despite the concerns and anxiety of some of Wall Street’s most seasoned strategists, not to mention a skeptical public, judging by the net […]
JACKSON, Miss. — “Scattered, Smothered, Covered, Chunked, Capped and Topped” — no, not an order at Waffle House for hash browns almost all the way, but rather a sober description of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, post-Katrina. Waffle House, by the way, lost seven restaurants to Katrina, not just out of operation, but scraped clean to […]
It is September and that means time for sports fans to talk college football, new coaches, returning starters, injury reports, defensive schemes and the chances of making a bowl game. Not so fast, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the institution that oversees college sports, has more pressing issues on its mind, like eliminating Native […]