Chipping away at Mississippi prohibition

Chipping away at Mississippi prohibition

Mississippi was the first state in the nation to enact prohibitionist policies in 1908 and was also the last state to formally end them.  In 1966, after a raid on a Mardi Gras party led to the arrest of multiple prominent citizens, the state legislature acted to...
Chipping away at Mississippi prohibition

2020 was not the year for alcohol freedom

A few months ago, I wrote with great hope and optimism that 2020 very well could be the “year for alcohol freedom.”  Unfortunately, even before the coronavirus pandemic forced adjustments to the legislative session, legislators were already casting their votes...
The return of the Great American Road Trip

The return of the Great American Road Trip

For many, the idea of a road trip induces a strong sense of nostalgia, a beckoning to a begotten era in which one jumped into the family vehicle and pushed out on an adventure.  If nothing else, many will recall visions of Clark Griswold strapping up the Wagon...