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National values, not ‘special interests'
by Star Parker
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
I periodically get mail from folks who find it annoying that anyone pays attention to racial and ethnic differences. Aren't we all Americans? Isn't it un-American to refer to citizens as "African-A...
Trump is playing a part
by Roger Simon
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is living his word. His word often changes. But you can't blame him for that. At the time he is giving his word, he means it. And that is a politician's definition of honesty. Times ch...
Trump's narrow window
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Thinks look bleak right now for Ted Cruz. And for Donald Trump. Both will have to pass through a narrow needle to thread their way to the nomination. But one of them will do it. There will be no wh...
The working-class meltdown
by Rich Lowry
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
During an era of headline-grabbing advances in medicine, the United States is experiencing a health cataclysm. The latest straw in the wind is last week's report from the Centers for Disease Contro...
The felon vote
by Cal Thomas
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia may now register to vote. Writes The Washington Post, "The change applies to all felons who have completed t...
Rain falls differently in New Orleans
by Rheta Johnson
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW ORLEANS – Rain falls differently here, in entire puddles, not individual drops. Nobody stops. Not for a little rain. The homeless street youth shrugs and shakes the wet from his dreadlocks, the...
Ethnicity still matters in politics
by Michael Barone
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ethnicity still matters. That's one lesson I draw from the results so far of this year's Republican and Democratic primaries and caucuses. We're encouraged to believe ethnicity doesn't matter much ...
Angry bills dominate the 2016 session
by Charlie Mitchell
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — In 1980, a silly movie, “Airplane,” was released. In one scene a passenger loses her composure. The other passengers line up. Each one more aggressively tries to slap her back to her sense...
Conservatives for Trump?
by Thomas Sowell
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some conservatives supporting him. Does Trump have conserva...
Debate over subsidies has global component
by Sid Salter
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
One man’s “crony capitalism” is another man’s prudent investment in both the economy of a state and region or the defense of a nation. We saw that debate play out in the final days of the 2016 regu...
Dishonoring General Jackson
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In Samuel Eliot Morison's "The Oxford History of the American People," there is a single sentence about Harriet Tubman. "An illiterate field hand, (Tubman) not only escaped herself but returned rep...
Several legislators make impression in '16 session
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Mississippi legislators last week ended their 2016 session, their first gathering of a four-year term. With 122 members in the House and 52 in the Senate, a few stood out from the crowd. ...
What’s in your wallet?
by Rich Lowry
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Harriet Tubman was literally a freedom fighter. The "Moses" of the Underground Railroad liberated herself and dozens of others from slavery over the years in a biopic-worthy life of bravery and ide...
The Celtic Tiger lives
by Cal Thomas
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
DUBLIN – They called it the Celtic Tiger, a period of prosperity between 1995 and 2008, during which everything in Ireland appeared to come up shamrocks. According to Wikipedia, between 1995 and 20...
New York's winners have November problems
by Michael Barone
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Home-state candidates notched up impressive victories in New York's presidential primaries Tuesday. Donald Trump topped 50 percent for the first time – and handsomely, with 60 percent of Republican...
High court face test over immigration policies
by Sid Salter
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
While immigration has been an issue that was relatively on the back burner during in Mississippi, the issue may well escalate as the nation’s highest court reviews a highly-partisan challenge to th...
The unstoppable Donald Trump
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump's rise and resilience is unique in our modern political history. He seems almost to be the default setting for the Republican primary voter. If he screws up on television, a few suppor...
The outrageous campaign against Exxon Mobil
by Rich Lowry
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It's not easy to make one of the world's biggest fossil-fuel companies a sympathetic victim, but a collection of state attorneys general, led by Eric Schneiderman of New York, has managed it. They ...
The liberal war on black men
by Star Parker
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas, then a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and former chairman of the Equal Opportunity Employmen...
Is the GOP Risking Suicide?
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump has brought out the largest crowds in the history of primaries. He has won the most victories, the most delegates, the most votes. He is poised to sweep two of the five largest states ...