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The return of the war hero
by Rich Lowry
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Clint Eastwood's new movie, "American Sniper," marks the return of the American war hero. Heroism on the battlefield had never gone away, of course, far from it (witness the Medal of Honors awarded...
Freedom of expression is not easy
by Charlie Mitchell
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — It took a year, but Tommy Williams got an answer: He was right. In the view of the Mississippi Ethics Commission, the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors was not acting legally when mem...
If it's not on TV, did it really happen?
by Roger Simon
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Republican Party recently released a list of nine "official" primary debates for the 2016 presidential campaign. The party wishes to avoid the debacle of 2012, in which voters were allowed to w...
The Challenging Road to Reconciliation
by Ben Carson
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A few days ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Edward Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association of the New York Police Department, to discuss potential ways to improve com...
Funding battle brings focus back
by Sid Salter
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – So how it is that Mississippi voters are facing three choices on the 2015 ballot on the question of funding K-12 education in Mississippi? One choice is to vote in favor of the propose...
Education battle dominates in house
by Nick Bain
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As we predicted, last week’s Legislative action centered around public education and whether or not Initiative 42, which calls for full funding of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, would ...
President Obama sings same old song
by Cal Thomas
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Here's a suggestion for Joni Ernst, the new Republican senator from Iowa, who will deliver the GOP response to the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Get a chorus together and open with this...
This ole house
by Rheta Johnson
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
FISHTRAP HOLLOW – When I was little, Stuart Hamblen's song "This Ole House" always made me unutterably sad. Despite the lively melody and cheerful beat, the homeowner was giving up, leaving his fai...
Government created housing bubble
by Michael Barone
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
What caused the financial crisis? How can we prevent another one from happening again? The answers you most often hear to those questions are (1) greed and deregulation and (2) the Dodd-Frank law. ...
Rapunzel was going to spin some kudzu into black gold
by Sid Salter
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – I like to think of it as the day that Mississippi taxpayers were told that with a little faith and an investment in new technology, we could turn kudzu into gold. Black gold, Texas Tea...
Attacks more than passing story
by Thomas Sowell
Jan 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe, and European governments' counter-attacks are more than just a passing news story. Europe is currently in the process of paying the price for years of importing...
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