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Fear can be a good thing
by Roger Simon
Oct 22, 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...
Ebola is low on list of fears
by Rheta Johnson
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersection. Schools were convening, people were rushing to work, traffic w...
Houston pastors fight censorship challenge
by Cal Thomas
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy amongst conservative evangelicals. The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), a broad-sweep...
The Military versus Marlboro
by Rich Lowry
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
We are losing a war in Iraq and Syria, the military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is mustering its forces against tobacco products. The Department of ...
You never had it so good
by Roger Simon
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I hardly know where to begin. Ebola continues to spread around the world; the Islamic State pushes closer to Baghdad; the Secret Service can't prevent a guy with a knife from running into the White...
Panetta's book is a contract hit by hillary
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Leon Panetta, Bill Clinton's former chief of staff, and Hillary's choice for that post when he was appointed, has come out with a book with one clear motive: to bolster Hillary's narrative that the...
Chelsey is fine and well
by Rheta Johnson
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The niece Chelsey grew up in this column, a recurring character from the time she was born until she graduated college. Then she disappeared, at least from this block of newspaper real estate. “She...
What are the surprise races in this election?
by Michael Barone
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
One question I’m asked in every electoral cycle is, “What are the surprise races in this election?” My answer in recent years has been, “There are no surprises, because any unexpected development b...
Congressional elections are overwhelmingly national
by Thomas Sowell
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill once said, “All politics is local.” That may have been true in Tip O’Neill’s day, but some elections are decisively on national issues – and the Congressional elect...
Voting rights for felons issue likely to resurface
by Sid Salter
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – As part of his final months in office, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has continued to beat the political drums for restoration of voting rights to felons in states like Mississippi...
Americans falling under rule of judicial dictatorship
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Do the states have the right to outlaw same-sex marriage? Not long ago the question would have been seen as absurd. For every state regarded homosexual acts as crimes. Moreover, the laws prohibitin...
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