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When politics defy reality
by Ben Carson
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama was upbeat and inspiring, particularly if a listener had no prior knowledge of his many speeches that were quite similar but bore no fruit....
Random thoughts
by Thomas Sowell
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Random thoughts on the passing scene: Who says President Obama doesn't promote bipartisanship? His complicity in Iran's moving toward nuclear bombs has alarmed some top Senate Democrats enough to g...
What's the alternative to funding education?
by David Hampton
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
What is the alternative? State lawmakers may think that will be the question voters will be asking about the language in a proposed constitutional amendment on education funding. But voters may be ...
Winston Churchill: A man for all times
by Cal Thomas
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
LONDON – It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the British are remembering with...
Freedom can't be taken for granted
by Wyatt Emmerich
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Freedom cannot be taken for granted. The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo brings that into perspective. In America, it is so easy to forget that much of the world is not free. In China, bloggers a...
Obama's foolish Gitmo fixation
by Rich Lowry
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address was an advertisement for his ideological fixity, and so he reiterated his unbending determination to close down the prison facility at Guantanamo...
Obama's attempt to turn the page is undermined
by Michael Barone
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It's not in the printed text, but the most revealing words in President Obama's seventh State of the Union address came near the end. After the scripted line, "I have no more campaigns to run," eli...
GOP clown car runs into ditch
by Roger Simon
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Republican Party's clown car has become a clown van. With nearly two dozen possible presidential candidates, the GOP is having a seriousness deficit. There can't possibly be ...
Lee enjoyed marvelous law career
by Sid Salter
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The death of the retired Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice Roy Noble Lee Sr. should be noted for what it is – the passing of the man who led efforts to modernize the Mississippi ...
Two initiatives could neutralize funding issue
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they translate that love into public policy? Some believe more putting m...
Terror goal: Behavior modification of West
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron both missed the point in their characterization of the terror attacks in Europe. Obama was way off the mark calling it "violent extremism" a...
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