THROWING BACK THOSE RIBBONS, ER, MEDALS. Southern Mississippi president Shelby Thames continues to win friends and influence people. Robert at Liberty and Power reports that ever-more powerful members of the inner circle are leaving, and a distinguished professor has taken early retirement and publicly destroyed a number of awards he had received from the university.
That reminds me, I owe readers an update to the deck of cards. After downtime. (I know, this is sounding like the Amtrak late trains desk, but bear with me.)