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Character no longer counts
by Cal Thomas
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranking right up there with the line, "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?" is this recent headline in The Washington Times: "Honesty issues aside, voters still back Hillary C...
Special fund sweeps are nothing new
by Sid Salter
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has sounded the political and perhaps judicial alarm over the so-called “Budget Transparency and Simplification Act” and the special fund “sweeps”...
Corruption is part of life
by Wyatt Emmerich
Jun 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
One nice thing about being a publisher is getting to meet interesting people. One of these people is Lazarus Chakwera, opposition leader of Malawi, a country of 16 million people in southeast Afric...
Trump dumps campaign manager
by Roger Simon
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Did he say anything? I had been interviewing a source, and I couldn't take my cellphone out of my pocket every time it buzzed. So for 20 minutes, I was cut off from the outside world. I was cut off...
The irrelevant crusade
by Rich Lowry
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost as soon as the massacre at the Orlando nightclub Pulse ended, Democrats took up their push to forbid people on the terrorism watch list from purchasing guns. The timing, in the wake of the a...
USA needs more entrepreneurs
by Star Parker
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Uber, the ride-hailing company, founded in 2009, began operations in San Francisco in 2011, and now has a presence in 449 cities worldwide. From its beginning with just a vision, the firm's market ...
Truth is often a casualty in politics
by Cal Thomas
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) recently disclosed that a congressional investigation has found at least 72 employees of the Department of Homeland Security listed on the U.S. terrorist watch list. In ot...
Trolling for war with Russia
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Some 50 State Department officials have signed a memo calling on President Obama to launch air and missile strikes on the Damascus regime of Bashar Assad. A "judicious use of stand-off and air weap...
Sitting atop a magic wall
by Rheta Johnson
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
FLORENCE, Ala. – Rosanne Cash mentions The Wall in her song "A Feather's Not a Bird," declaring she'll wear a pretty dress to go down to Florence and "sit atop the magic wall." That's how it feels,...
Why we have sluggish job growth
by Michael Barone
Jun 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Why has the American economy had such sluggish job creation and economic growth? That's a pretty fundamental question, and one for which most conventional economists have had unsatisfying answers. ...
Gun control discussions are rifled with myths
by Charlie Mitchell
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Today’s National Rifle Association is a trade association — protecting manufacturers — yet masquerades as a grassroots citizen rights movement. Today’s NRA has convinced legions of people ...
The gun control argument farce
by Thomas Sowell
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both...
Is Islamic terror America's future?
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If the cliches hold – nothing succeeds like success, the past is prologue – this generation will not likely see an end to the jihadist terror that was on display at Pulse in Orlando on Sunday. For ...
Health care trust fund whittled away
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — It seems almost quaint now, the optimism that Mississippi legislators expressed in 1999 when they created a health care trust fund. The idea was to sock away the state's multimillion-doll...
Hillary Clinton: The most qualified?
by Cal Thomas
Jun 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
"Raymond Shaw is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I've ever known in my life." – Frank Sinatra, as Maj. Bennett Marco "His brain has not only been washed, as they say ... I...
Heed Trump's warning
by Rich Lowry
Jun 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Donald Trump's political skills is giving widely condemned speeches. His post-Orlando jeremiad fit the pattern, but the speech was a little like Wagner's music as described in the famous Mar...
Brexit causes elites angst
by Michael Barone
Jun 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"Market Angst as U.K. Edges to Exit," proclaims the headline on The Wall Street Journal's lead story. The exit referred to is Britain's departure from the European Union, a move that will be mandat...
Needed: A declaration of war
by Cal Thomas
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Credit President Obama for finally using the words he has desperately tried to avoid during his presidency. He correctly called the mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub Sunday morning, which k...
He hasn't kept us safe
by Rich Lowry
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
President Barack Obama desperately wanted to be a peacetime president, yet is ending his second term with Islamic terror attacks looming larger than at any time since 9/11. The tide of war isn't re...
Attack puts HB 1523 into national debate
by Sid Salter
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The shocking terrorist attack by an American-born Muslim fanatic with what investigators believe was a deadly embrace of the world view of the Islamic State (ISIS) and concomitant obje...