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Elvis was Mississippi-made
by Rheta Johnson
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Made in China. Made in Mexico. The souvenirs our Virginia visitors bought at the Elvis birthplace museum in Tupelo, Mississippi, all were made far away in other countries, and I'm wondering why. El...
Can the GOP deal with Iran?
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten weeks before the first U.S.-Soviet summit ever held in Moscow, in May 1972, North Vietnam, with Soviet-supplied armor and artillery, crossed the DMZ in an all-out offensive to overrun the South...
Another impossible thing may happen
by Michael Barone
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In my last column, I looked at the possibility of two impossible things – impossible things in the sense used by Alice and the Red Queen – happening in the already turbulent 2016 presidential cycle...
Could Clinton lose Iowa and New Hampshire?
by Roger Simon
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In politics, the unthinkable must be thought about. Not all that long ago, it was unthinkable that Hillary Clinton could lose Iowa, the first of the 2016 presidential contests. True, she had lost t...
A revealing clue
by Thomas Sowell
Sep 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their question-and-answer perio...
Campus incident bring focus, clarity to the job of educators
by Sid Salter
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – I was in a second floor classroom in McComas Hall teaching 16 Mississippi State University students a course called News Editing and Design on Thursday, Aug. 27, when the “Maroon Alert...
Even one ‘line of duty’ death shocks conscience
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Average age: 40. Average time in law enforcement: 12 years, 10 months. Those stats describe the 82 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty so far this year. Each one is ...
Dis-integrating America
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, a hate crime. Were they not white, they would be alive today. The...
The GOP field that failed
by Rich Lowry
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum. He is thriving in a Republican field that is large, talented and, so far, underwhelming. To paraphrase Bruce Springsteen, there's 17 ca...
U.S. and UK politics are mirror images
by Cal Thomas
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
LONDON – It's remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a disastrous defeat at the hands of Prime Minister David Cameron's Tor...
Detailed state agency budgets available online
by Jack Elliott, Jr.
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — For political junkies who can't get enough of the legislative budgeting process or for average folks just curious about how much money is being requested by Mississippi government agencie...
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