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The media freaks out
by Rich Lowry
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
We are in the midst of an epic media freakout. It is a subset of a larger liberal panic over Donald Trump's strength in the general election. The mood of the center-left is, "America, how dare you?...
Mabus satisfied with career
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — One night Ray Mabus was on the veranda of the presidential palace in Mexico City observing that nation’s independence day fireworks with the president of Mexico. The next he was in Mississ...
Is chaos of Charlotte the future?
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Celebrating the racial diversity of the Charlotte protesters last week, William Barber II, chairman of the North Carolina NAACP, proudly proclaimed, "This is what democracy looks like." Well, if Ba...
What do we learn from Black history
by Star Parker
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As the doors swung open last week to the nation's new Museum of African American History and Culture, my organization, CURE, was hosting another separate, but related event. Fifty black pastors fro...
Trump was barely adequate in debate
by Roger Simon
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump knows how to work a Republican room. Give him that. Give him a gym packed full of yahoos wearing backward baseball caps and he'll bring down the rafters. But give him a debate crowd wh...
It's time for Trump
by Cal Thomas
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that all of my inside-the-beltway, elitist, morally superior friends and colleagues have weighed in with their self-righteous denunciations of Donald Trump, it's my turn. After initially opposi...
Home is where the art is
by Rheta Johnson
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week the temperatures dropped, the sedum in the front yard turned blush pink, SEC teams took the field, an owl hooted, and it was safe to go on the porch again. Fall is always worth the wait. ...
Riot first, ask questions later
by Rich Lowry
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Charlotte rioters didn't know whether the controversial police shooting of Keith Scott was justified or not, and didn't care. They worked their mayhem -- trashing businesses and injuring cops, ...
As prison closes, state still reckons with debt
by Jeff Amy
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — If you've got to keep paying for something, you might as well use it. That, more than anything, might be the logic behind the announcement from Mississippi Corrections Commissioner M...
Domestic migration explains changes
by Michael Barone
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Let's step back, as we approach the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign, and look back to try to understand how voting patterns have changed over a generation, by comparing the 2012 pres...
'Favors' to blacks aren't favors
by Thomas Sowell
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor -- off the record -- what his response to...
Where can voters ‘park’ their presidential votes?
by Sid Salter
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – First and foremost, I’m not advocating the whole notion of voters taking a powder on choosing between the Democratic presidential ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or the Republi...
How Bill Clinton helped the Saudis
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As President Obama vetos legislation giving the families of 9/11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia, a prominent and devoted Clinton loyalist, Joe Conason, reveals in his new book how Bill Clint...
Letter: We must get out of our bubbles
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: It has been a true education for me during my first year as a public servant in Jackson.  The most important thing I have learned is that we would all benefit from briefly escaping o...
What Happens to the Democratic Party if Clinton Loses?
by Michael Barone
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
There's been lots of speculation about the fate of the Republican Party if (as most of the prognosticators expect and hope) Donald Trump loses. There's been less speculation, though recent polling ...
How Trump can win the debate
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was returning to the scene of his '68 triumph, when he had inflicted...
The most frequent 2016 election narrative is ‘none of the above’
by Sid Salter
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Mississippi’s six electoral votes are – by virtually all polls – being counted rather safely in the fold of Republican nominee Donald Trump. Trump’s campaign interest in Mississippi ha...
Is Bush 41 a traitor to GOP?
by Glenn Mollette
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Is Bush 41 a backstabber? The Republican Party has carried his family throughout their entire lives. Now at the age of 92, is this what he has to offer a party that has so elevated he and his sons ...
PEER’s mission not a priority for Reeves?
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — A long time ago in a galaxy far away … No. Let’s leave “Star Wars” out of this. But there was a time — and it does seem long ago — when the Mississippi Legislature enacted a bevy of “good ...
More terror brings more denials
by Cal Thomas
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In Florida Monday, following the bombings in New York and New Jersey, Donald Trump referred to the captured bombing suspect, Ahmad Khan Rahami, as an "evil thug." He then added, "Hillary Clinton is...