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Election year brings books
by Thomas Sowell
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Election year politics generates much rhetoric and confusion. And the media often adds its spin. But, fortunately, there are some books around that deal with reality and can cut through the nonsens...
Last chance for the 'Deplorables'
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Speaking to 1,000 of the overprivileged at an LGBT fundraiser, where the chairs ponied up $250,000 each and Barbra Streisand sang, Hillary Clinton gave New York's social liberals what they came to ...
Will competition for state’s gaming interests continue to increase?
by Sid Salter
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Political and business developments in Arkansas could represent a threat to up to 12 percent of the Mississippi gaming market. Over in Alabama, there was a political near-miss on legis...
Clinton shows contempt for conservatives
by Cal Thomas
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Every now and again secular progressives rip off their mask and tell conservatives what they really think of them. At an LGBT fundraiser last Friday in New York, Hillary Clinton one-upped President...
Secrecy plagues court cases involving Hinds DA
by Jeff Amy
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — The American justice system requires trials to be open to the public. But, so far, secrecy shrouds the legal maneuvering that could lead to a criminal trial where the defendant is th...
Julian Assange is still a creep
by Rich Lowry
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
If Julian Assange plays this right, he just might score an invitation to CPAC next year. The notorious WikiLeaks founder would have to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference remotely b...
Importing college students is also a growth industry
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — For every person who left this state in search of higher education last fall, more than five from other states enrolled at a Mississippi public university. Think about that. Then ask your...
Is tide going out on Hillary?
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Were the election held today, Hillary Clinton would probably win a clear majority of the Electoral College. Her problem: The election is two months off. Sixty days out, one senses she has lost mome...
Why the polls are tightening up
by Michael Barone
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Maybe Hillary Clinton isn't going to be elected president after all. That's a thought that's evoking glee in some, nausea in others, terror in some and relief at the removal of an increasingly tedi...
Never too early or too late to start saving for college
by Lynn Fitch & Glenn McCullough
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For the average parent of a third-grader, back to school means shopping for backpacks, driving to cheerleading or football practice, and setting up parent-teacher conferences. But most parents may ...
Trump calls for more high-skill immigration
by Michael Barone
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Would he go hard or go soft? That was the mainstream media template for judging Donald Trump's speech on immigration in Phoenix last Wednesday. The verdict: hard. "How Trump got from Point A to Poi...
Voters looking at different sources for news about presidential race
by Sid Salter
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – My how times have changed over the course of my life in how Americans get their news about presidential elections. As one who covered presidential conventions for newspapers, the new r...
Hillary Clinton channels Nixon
by Cal Thomas
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
One wouldn't think Hillary Clinton and former President Richard Nixon would have a lot in common, but in responding to FBI investigators that she "could not recall any briefing or training by State...
This nuclear election booms to an end
by Roger Simon
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
On the day after Labor Day 16 years ago, The New York Times ran a story providing crucial information to the U.S. public -- which is what The New York Times did in those days -- informing them that...
The candidate who wasn't there
by Rich Lowry
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
William McKinley would be proud. Hillary Clinton has been running the closest thing possible in the modern context to a front-porch campaign. She is happy to have the race all about her opponent, r...
Waking up from minimum wage fairy tales
by Star Parker
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The minimum wage persists as a fixture in public policy discussions because the idea remains popular with the general public. In a survey done by Pew Research in 2014, 73 percent favored increasing...
Conservatives make case for Trump
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1964, Phyllis Schlafly of Alton, Illinois, mother of six, wrote and published a slim volume entitled "A Choice Not an Echo." Backing the candidacy of Sen. Barry Goldwater, the book was a polemic...
Misleading statistics confuse all
by Thomas Sowell
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark Twain famously said that there were three kinds of lies -- "lies, da--ed lies, and statistics." Since this is an election year, we can expect to hear plenty of all three kinds. Even if the sta...
USA, USA, Let's stay away
by Rheta Johnson
Sep 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a story in USA Today with a big, inky headline that caught my eye: "OVERSEAS WARNINGS ABOUT TRAVEL TO USA COULD HURT TOURISM." The shoe was on the other foot, the worm had turned. "A growing...
The EU's taxing problem
by Cal Thomas
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Economics was not one of my favorite subjects in college, so I avoided economic courses. But I do know a few things about human nature. If you tax income at too high a rate, corporations will look ...