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Bryant’s proposal reflects election-year sensibilities
by Sid Salter
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Gov. Phil Bryant presented an executive budget recommendation that addresses some of the thorny issues that he will confront along with the Republican legislative majority, Lt. Gov. Ta...
A legacy of liberalism
by Thomas Sowell
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said there were "phrases that serve as an excuse for not thinking." One of these phrases that substitute for thought today is one that depicts the curren...
News about Epps was a bombshell
by Wyatt Emmerich
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The news about Chris Epps was a bombshell. It reinforces many unfortunate stereotypes about corruption in the Deep South, especially regarding our prison system. The bust comes on the heels of an e...
Election proved Americans aren’t fooled
by Ben Carson
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jonathan Gruber set off a firestorm of controversy, at least in the conservative media, with the recent revelation of his comments about the “stupidity of the American people,” which allowed the Af...
2015 Republican primary may grow again
by Jeff Amy
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Here’s a number to watch in the 2015 statewide elections: Will more Mississippians vote in the Republican primary than in the Democratic primary? It’s something that’s never happened befo...
2014: Political dynasties defeated
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Lost amongst the scattered debris of the Democratic midterm disaster is another phenomenon: the widespread rejection of dynastic politicians. Four of the five defeated Democratic Senators (assuming...
Made in Church Hill, not China
by Rheta Johnson
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If Martha Stewart were in charge of heaven, it might look something like Ocean Springs on Peter Anderson Festival days. Traffic is blocked on the main downtown streets, the smell of boudin and barb...
Is the press broken?
by Roger Simon
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Today is the day I was not going to disappoint @RonSupportsYou, who, as his nom de Twitter implies, is a positive and hopeful person. Which probably means he is used to disappointment. Ron, one of ...
Unfaithfully executing the law
by Cal Thomas
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children who are American citizens, to live and...
Can science survive a garish shirt?
by Rich Lowry
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When Giovanni da Verrazzano returned from his famous 16th-century voyage exploring North America, the king of France rebuked him for lack of gender inclusivity aboard La Dauphine. When William Clar...
Did we vote for war?
by Pat Buchanan
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“How do you like the Journal’s war?” So boasted the headline of William Randolph Hearst’s New York flagship that week in 1898 that the United States declared war on Spain. While Hearst’s Journal, i...
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