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Trump's Asia trip will bring benefits
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump has completed the longest presidential tour of Asia in nearly three decades, visiting five countries in 12 days. The stops in Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, China, and the Philippines...
Always helping kids isn't helping kids
by Lenore Skenazy
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Helicopter parents who hover over their kids are the most popular of punching bags. Remember the mom who sued her 4-year-old's $19,000-a-year preschool because the kid was spending time with the 2-...
Bryant proposes free community college for some
by Jeff Amy
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal. What Gov. Phil Bryant again proposed last week in his budget recommendation appears more...
Is America ready for a second Cold War?
by Pat Buchanan
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After the 19th national congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October, one may discern Premier Xi Jinping's vision of the emerging New World Order. By 2049, the centennial of the triumph of Co...
Learning program expands across state
by Christi Webb
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A unique multi-generation learning program aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable families is spreading across Mississippi and should reach all 82 counties by January 2018.  The goal: to elevat...
Roy Moore is pure Steve Bannon
by Rich Lowry
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Roy Moore is the Steve Bannon project in a nutshell. For the former Trump operative, the Alabama Senate candidate's tattered credibility is a feature, not a bug. If Moore had well-considered politi...
Will setbacks unite the Republican party?
by Michael Barone
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The inexorable workings of the political marketplace seem to be enforcing some discipline over hitherto fissiparous Republican politicians. The question is whether this is happening too late to sav...
The Bloodbath in the Old Dominion
by Patrick Buchanan
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The day after his "Silent Majority" speech on Nov. 3, 1969, calling on Americans to stand with him for peace with honor in Vietnam, Richard Nixon's GOP captured the governorships of Virginia and Ne...
A moving experience
by Cal Thomas
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
SAN FRANCISCO -- Evidence that when Democrats rule taxes are never high enough can be found at any gas station in this once politically competitive state. Last month, the California gas tax was rai...
It’s less about Moore than us
by Ray Mosby
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“Go away, little girl. I’m not supposed to be alone with you.” — Gerry Goffin and Carole King ROLLING FORK  — When I first heard the news about Alabama’s would be next Republican U.S. Senator “Judg...
Reigning in the rogue royal of Arabia
by Pat Buchanan
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him. Mohammed bin Salm...
Poverty is not caused by wealth
by Star Parker
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A new study released by the left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., headlines what they see as shocking news that in America some people are much wealthier than others. Some ...
Evil cannot defeat the work of the church
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
.."On this rock I will build my church and the gates of hell will not overcome it," Matthew 16:18 It was a day vomited up from the belly of hell itself. Satan paraded into the wide-open streets of ...
Roy Moore loses the 'he said/she said'
by Rich Lowry
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Roy Moore's reputation depends on denying that he dated teenage girls as a grown man, and yet he can't quite bring himself to do it. The Alabama Republican's campaign for the Senate has been rocked...
The corruption of faith
by Cal Thomas
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jim Zeigler, the state auditor of Alabama, invoked the Bible to defend Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations that he had inappropriate contact with underage girls while sin...
Nurturing a desire to learn is the first challenge
by Charlie Mitchell
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  —All the king’s horses and all the king’s men have had their first meeting. Their challenge is to put the Jackson Public Schools back together again. No small feat. Credit Gov. Phil Bryant ...
Senator supports laws helping veterans
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
We have many reasons to celebrate our veterans on Veterans Day. The entire month of November has – for the first time – been named National Veterans and Military Families Month by the President. Ou...
Mississippi budget practices receive mixed grades
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A nonpartisan group that evaluates state government budget practices is giving mostly midlevel marks to Mississippi. The Volcker Alliance was formed four years ago by Paul A. ...
A pox on both their houses
by Ray Mosby
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“The more you observe politics, the more you’ve got to admit that each party is worse than the other.”—Will Rogers ROLLING FORK — I love politics, have since my grandfather introduced me to the sub...
There is no 'without Trump'
by Rich Lowry
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ed Gillespie went from potential vindicator of Trumpism to "cuckservative" in the space of a couple of hours. The Virginia Republican, campaigning in a treacherous political environment defined by ...