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Fear is good
by Roger Simon
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Can you get the light out of my eyes? No. Can you loosen the handcuffs? No. Why am I here? You coughed. Coughing is a symptom of Ebola. We must protect the homeland. But you can’t lock up everybody...
Why the House will stay Republican
by Michael Barone
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
You probably haven’t read much commentary about this year’s elections to the House of Representatives. There’s a good reason for that: The majority in the Senate is up for grabs, but it’s clear to ...
Eric Holder hits a new low
by Thomas Sowell
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The great boxing champion Joe Louis once said about one of his opponents, who was known for his speed: “He can run but he can’t hide.” In the Congressional elections this year, many Democrats are r...
45 years after Alexander v. Holmes, nation’s schools reach milestone
by Sid Salter
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – It’s been a long time – 45 years to be exact – since massive school desegregation changed Mississippi’s educational landscape and with it set the pace for sweeping social and political...
The poll tax that wasn't
by Rich Lowry
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Supreme Court rejected a petition to stop a Texas voter-ID law from going into effect for the midterms, the left commenced its wailing and gnashing of teeth. In her dissent, Justice Ruth B...
Hunting and fishing to become fundamental right
by Charlie Mitchell
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Robin Hood would be proud. The nonconformist of Nottingham — who 800 years ago attracted the attention of the shire reeve (or sheriff) for harvesting royal deer (among other trespasses) — ...
Editorial demagoguery might be predatory journalism
by Thomas Sowell
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the...
Does the end of history result in political decay?
by Michael Barone
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Francis Fukuyama picked an auspicious publication date for his latest book, “Political Order and Political Decay.” The news is full of stories of political decay: the Centers for Disease Control an...
The price of papal popularity
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Normally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley’s boys in blue ran up the score on the radical...
The self-indulgent triviality of Ferguson protests
by Rich Lowry
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn’t so long ago that Ferguson, Mo., was supposed to be an American morality tale of racism, the militarization of police and all manner of other evil. For a few weeks in August, the attention...
Houston’s First Amendment problem
by Ben Carson
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent questionably unconstitutional moves by the Houston city council to subpoena the sermons of five area ministers, as well as internal correspondence dealing with social issues, should have...
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