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Preparing HUD for surgery
by Star Parker
Dec 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With the selection by President-elect Donald Trump of Dr. Ben Carson to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, we have a brilliant man of principle cast to step in to lead...
Is Trump calling out Xi Jinping?
by Pat Buchanan
Dec 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminated the Asian landscape. We can see clearly now the profit and loss...
The campaign is over, but the bickering is not
by Roger Simon
Dec 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A hushed conference room with walls paneled in dark wood and a table seating no fewer than 20. Outside in the corridor, security guards patrol none too discreetly. Douglas W. Elmendorf, dean of the...
Pearl Harbor’s 75th anniversary illustrates how the nation has changed
by Sid Salter
Dec 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Can it be that 75 years have passed since the “Greatest Generation” of Americans had to endure and respond to the bombing of Pearl Harbor? On Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese empire launched...
To kill a pipeline -- again
by Rich Lowry
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the Obama administration's core competencies is suspending pipeline projects with no cause. It will leave office with another notch in its belt, now that the Army Corps of Engineers has acte...
Why the pollsters missed Trump's win
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Even as Donald Trump begins to form his administration, people are still wondering why the nation's top polling organizations failed to spot his surge in the campaign's final weeks. The reasons the...
When the truth doesn't matter
by Rheta Johnson
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Emperor With No Clothes is lumbering at his full speed toward the highest office in the free world, pulling behind him to help guard the hens the largest collection of miscreants, misogynists a...
The left gambles with people's lives
by Thomas Sowell
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The risks may be even greater when people make decisions for other peo...
Remembering a day that will life in infamy
by James F Burns
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The events of the past few minutes coursed through John Anderson’s mind like the hellish nightmare that it was. He had been assigned to set up chairs on the ship’s main deck for the Sunday morning ...
Trump redraws Midwest partisan lines
by Michael Barone
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Would any Republican besides Donald Trump have beaten Hillary Clinton and been elected the 45th president? It's an interesting question, not susceptible to a definitive answer but with consequences...
Fake news and war party lies
by Pat Buchanan
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
"I have in my possession a secret map, made in Germany by Hitler's government -- by the planners of the New World Order," FDR told the nation in his Navy Day radio address of Oct. 27, 1941. "It is ...
Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
by Cal Thomas
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Only five of the 335 men who survived the unprovoked attack that sunk the USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941 remain alive. Donald Stratton, 94, is one of them. He has added to the historical knowledge of ...
No, the swamp won't be drained
by Rich Lowry
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn't quite "build the wall" or "lock her up," but "drain the swamp" was a signature Donald Trump slogan. It evoked visions of pinstripe-suit-wearing influence peddlers getting pulled from thei...
For secretary of state: John Bolton
by Cal Thomas
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering seriously at least two men for the critical position of secretary of state. One, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has divided the Tr...
Term's 2nd year could see action on schools, roads
by Emily Pettus
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers could be gearing up for the most productive portion of their current term. And, for better or worse, they're already discussing parts of an ambitious agenda for...
Democrats and the Nazi card
by Larry Elder
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the odds-on favorite to become the Democratic National Committee's chairman, had a long association with the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam. He compared then-President Ge...
The Populist-nationalist tide rolls on
by Pat Buchanan
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that the British have voted to secede from the European Union and America has chosen a president who has never before held public office, the French appear to be following suit. In Sunday's run...
DeVos: A great pick for education secretary
by Star Parker
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
If the teachers unions are outraged by Donald Trump's selection of Betsy DeVos as the new secretary of education, our president-elect must have made a good choice. The two major unions are beside t...
Unless fillibuster ends, court won't change
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Changing the Supreme Court is at the core of the Republican Party agenda this year. With one seat vacant and several other justices nearing retirement age, the men and women the president appoints ...
Can Democrats quit identity politics?
by Rich Lowry
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For the Democrats, no activity is immune from reflexive accusations of sexism and racism, not even soul-searching. The initial postelection debate on the left has brought some tentative breaks with...