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No firewall for Clinton
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
As Hillary Clinton underwhelms in Iowa, barely eking out of a tie with Bernie Sanders – a thought that would have been ridiculous six months ago – her supporters cling to the hope that she has a fi...
The age of working-class discontent
by Rich Lowry
Feb 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
We live in the age of working-class discontent, which, if it wasn't obvious before, has been made plain by the passions roiling 2016 presidential politics. The media's preferred description of the ...
Carmichael’s courage paved way for GOP success
by Sid Salter
Feb 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
My first exposure to statewide politics outside the confines of the Founder’s Square Pavilion at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds was with Mississippi Republican pioneer and Meridian businessman Gil ...
Trump's disregard for private property
by Star Parker
Feb 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is running a pretty successful presidential campaign saying that he wants to "Make America Great Again." But he seems to have very little interest in what exactly it is that makes Amer...
The United States of Trump
by Cal Thomas
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
"You wonder how these things begin." – (The Fantasticks) In the beginning there was a combative media. Dating back to Colonial America, as Eric Burns has chronicled in his book, "Infamous Scribbler...
Magic words can make realities vanish
by Thomas Sowell
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Random thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November's presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied piper? People who call Barack Obama a lame duck president seem not ...
Alien on the planet of fitness
by Rheta Johnson
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In the flush of the new year, and at an old friend's prodding, I joined, for the first time ever, a health club. My dear friend's theory is this: On days I don't want to go exercise, she'll make me...
Is a new era upon us?
by Pat Buchanan
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Whoever wins the nominations, the most successful campaigns of 2016 provide us with a clear picture of where the center of gravity is today in both parties and, hence, where America is going. Berni...
Debate shows where immigration is headed
by Michael Barone
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump was absent from Fox News' Republican debate Thursday night, presiding at his own event seven minutes' drive away featuring cameo appearances by the two previous Iowa Republican caucus ...
Reed would have made a great governor
by Sid Salter
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Saddened to learn of the passing of iconic Tupelo businessman Jack Reed Sr. this week, my thoughts returned to 1987 and the campaign which saw the Mississippi Republican Party lay the groundwork fo...
Bryant says he'd sign corporate franchise tax cut
by Jeff Amy
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — More than a few observers walked away from Gov. Phil Bryant's State of the State speech believing they'd heard the second-term Republican oppose plans for this year's Legislature to cut t...
Grow up!
by Thomas Sowell
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: "Grow up!" It is amazing how many people have been oblivio...
Legislative session is underway
by Nick Bain
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
We are about to close out our third week of the 2016 Legislative session, and we have spent most of our time meeting and greeting Mississippians and tending to housekeeping and organizational matte...
The quisling establishment
by Rich Lowry
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Few expected Donald Trump would be in a dominant position days before the Iowa caucuses. Fewer still expected the Republican establishment would be among the mogul's deluded enablers. As if to vali...
With Iran it's strictly business
by Cal Thomas
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
For anyone whose knowledge of history extends beyond the current season of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" or the latest instant replay of an NFL game, the four days of meetings involving Iran's ...
Iowa: Hardly anybody votes, but everybody worries
by Roger Simon
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
In politics, it is the small things that count. In Iowa politics, it is the tiny things that count. For all the hoopla, media attention and money lavished on the Iowa caucuses, hardly anybody bothe...
Hosemann’s election reforms are worthy of passage
by Sid Salter
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether it is libertarian supporters of Republican former state Sen. Melanie Sojourner or fans of former Democratic state Rep. Blaine “Bo” Eaton, on any given day one can find a vocal group of Miss...
Newspaper: Local people producing local products
by Mark Boehler
Jan 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
I am a humble man. It was March about 2008 when I announced my resignation as editor of the Daily Corinthian. I dedicated 13 years of my life to the newspaper and it was time to move on to the next...
Liberals continue to distort the truth about abortion
by Star Parker
Jan 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood (the nation's largest provider of abortions), wrote an opinion column noting the 43rd anniversary ...
The demand for villains
by Thomas Sowell
Jan 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest tempest in a teapot controversy is over a lack of black nominees for this year's Academy Awards in Hollywood. The assumption seems to be that different groups would be proportionally rep...