Follow Generation Mississippi on Facebook and Twitter America is a very young nation. For most of its relatively short history, certain generational trends and patterns were fairly consistent. Americans were born and raised in generation after generation with certain expectations for their lives – what patterns they would follow, how they would grow up, and what … Continue reading 4 Ways Millennials Are Altering Society For The Next Generation
BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett It is unfortunate to see the misrepresentation going on by Ryan Walters, and his descent into labeling and grouping anyone and everyone who doesn’t adhere to what he perceives to be the “politically correct” way to worship at the “politically correct” alter. His latest comes on the heels of some … Continue reading PLUNKETT: Constitutional Conservatism is about neither blind allegiance nor political jihad.
BY: J Craig | ANMNews.com There is a problem with the youth culture in this country. There is also a problem with the Republican Party. They actually have very similar issues. The youth don’t understand certain words and Republicans cannot comprehend how to reach the youth. This needs to be addressed not only to unite, … Continue reading CRAIG: The Republican Party must learn how to recruit youth and minorities
BY: JD Winteregg|ANMNews.com We Millennials understand that there are a lot of well-meaning people out there from the Boomer generation–and even some of the older Gen Xers–who really want to connect to our generation in a political sense. They talk emphatically about reaching the Millennial demographic. “If only we could just educate them on the … Continue reading WINTEREGG: Hey Republicans! The top 9 things NOT to say to Millennials.
BY: Jansen Owen @JansenOwen There are over 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living inside the United States. They are the people we stand in line with at Wal-Mart. They are the people we sit next to in church on Sunday mornings. We all travel the same streets, shop at the same grocery stores, and listen … Continue reading OWEN: Conservatives have an opportunity to lead on immigration reform.
With manufacturing on the rebound, Mississippi's economy grew by 2.4 percent in 2012, new figures show. Gross domestic product numbers released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis try to measure all of the economic output of each state. They look at all the money that businesses, private individuals and governments spend on goods … Continue reading Latest numbers show Mississippi economy growing faster than Southeastern average.
BY: Eric Bennett @ericbennett18 The Charter Schools Bill, House Bill 369, which was recently passed by the Mississippi Legislature, was a great start for improving Mississippi schools, but it is not the final destination. Countless kids in Mississippi are still stuck in failing schools and not all will be able to find a spot in … Continue reading Bennett: Mississippi’s education policymakers must continue reform with vouchers.
BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett I want to take a moment to thank you for the past three and a half months. Our readership has gone through the roof in 2013, and I couldn't be more happy with where we are in our engagement model. I hope you've noticed the recently added contributions of a … Continue reading Generation Mississippi: How much can we do in 3 days?
BY: Ian Underwood @IUnder22 After the previous election conservatives all across the country have taken a step back to reflect on the loss and many have begun to reevaluate the messages and the tone in which we as conservatives presented them. Everyone has their opinion; some say we should move more to the middle on … Continue reading Underwood: Economic Freedom is the message conservatives should be pushing.
Horizon Media Marketing CEO Keith Plunkett and Generation Mississippi co-founder Allen Hamilton joined Paul Gallo on Thursday March 28 to discuss efforts to engage young people. Generation Mississippi hopes to organize young people to take a more active role in discussing policy in Mississippi.