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Does America want dynasties?
by Michael Barone
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this week, Jeb Bush announced he was setting up a political committee to explore a presidential candidacy. Hillary Clinton has been exploring a presidential candidacy for months and perhaps...
Share the blessings this Christmas
by Wyatt Emmerich
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My apologies to Dr. Dick Blount, who will be upset at the attention. I have known Dick, a retired opthalmologist, for many years as an elder in our church and a great conversationalist. Only last y...
Torture report is wasteful
by Ben Carson
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent release of a Senate report commissioned by Democrats regarding torture of terrorism suspects in order to obtain vital information was a waste of $40 million of taxpayer money. It already...
The rules of war need updating
by Cal Thomas
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The attack on a cafe in Sydney, Australia, by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record, left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis. He was an Iranian refuge...
Health rankings reflect harsh reality
by Sid Salter
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – In actual distance, it’s about 63 miles from Southaven in DeSoto County to Marks in Quitman County in Mississippi. But in terms of the relative health and longevity between DeSoto and ...
We'll have a blue Christmas
by Rheta Johnson
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PINE LEVEL, Ala. – Mother loves Christmas, so upon release from a recent hospital stay – the first of two in two weeks – she directed the decoration of the den from her lift chair in its corner. Ce...
Mitt just keeps coming back
by Roger Simon
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mitt Romney has become the acid reflux candidate. He just keeps coming back up. There has been poll after poll, story after story, and now, over the weekend, a "Ready for Romney" website has emerge...
The emerging Latino divide
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Tear up the textbooks, a new pattern may be emerging among Latino voters. The conventional wisdom – that Hispanics habitually vote Democrat over the immigration issue – may be obsolete. Gallup foun...
The left's lawless shock troops
by Rich Lowry
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-police protesters have found their enemy, and it is commuters and shoppers. The protest movement that has sprung up in the wake of grand-jury decisions not to indict police officers in the Mic...
Tortured reasoning
by Thomas Sowell
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were "torture." But any serious discussion of a serious issue – ...
The rise of Putinism
by Pat Buchanan
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election." So ran the page one headline of the Financial Times on the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sunday's elections. Abe is the most nation...
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