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Bipartisan prison contract review board features strong characters
by Sid Salter
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – If anyone was expecting Gov. Phil Bryant to appoint a state Department of Corrections contract review task force panel that was a Republican rubber stamp crew, they are likely disappoi...
Obama is shamefully careless of his oaths
by Rich Lowry
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
To think that President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office four times (through accidents of circumstance, twice each time he was elected). Taking the oath must have become such old hat that ...
Ronald Reagan inspired our nation
by Wyatt Emmerich
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been fifty years since Ronald Reagan made his national political debut. The recent Republican congressional victories prove that Reagan’s cherished ideals of liberty and small government still...
Let’s reform immigration to encourage immigrants
by Michael Barone
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“When the facts change, I change my mind,” economist John Maynard Keynes said when charged with inconsistency. “What do you do, sir?” As President Obama threatens to stretch his power to faithfully...
Obama is going rogue president
by Pat Buchanan
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Asserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive amnesty to 4 to 5 million illegal aliens. He will order the U.S....
Why Democrats lack working class appeal
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After their massive defeats in the midterm elections many Democrats are calling for the party to move away from its emphasis on social issues and embrace a call for higher wages and an end to stagn...
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...
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