Contact Us e-Edition Crossroads Magazine
Opinion
He hasn't kept us safe
by Rich Lowry
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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...
Needed: A declaration of war
by Cal Thomas
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 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...
Attack puts HB 1523 into national debate
by Sid Salter
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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...
When silence is just not loud enough
by Roger Simon
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Our president was speaking to us in his grave yet hopeful voice, a timbre and tone he has had much practice in using. Far too much practice. He uses it when there has been a mass shooting in Americ...
Why can't we stop terror?
by Star Parker
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Once again, the repulsive face of terror has appeared on our homeland, our own soil. It is not a headline in the news about what has happened in some other place in the world. Once again, we see th...
Trump should widen breech within GOP
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Every time Mitt Romney attacks Donald Trump, the liberal media wrings its hands speculating on whether a rift is developing in the Republican Party that could sink its chances of winning in Novembe...
Islam & the West: Irreconcilable conflict?
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday night, Omar Mateen was a loner and a loser. Sunday, he was immortal, by his standards, a hero. Mateen had ended his life in a blaze of gunfire and glory. Now everybody knew his name. He...
Possible errors suggest more surprises
by Michael Barone
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Are the exit polls, on which just about every elections analyst has relied, wrong? That's a question raised by New York Times Upshot writer Nate Cohn – a question whose answers have serious implica...
Coming out in the South is no walk in the park
by Rheta Johnson
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
I wonder if the governors of Mississippi and North Carolina and other states where gay, lesbian and transgender citizens have been targeted, usually in the name of religion, have any idea that the ...
Special funds grab has consequences
by Charlie Mitchell
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says it’s Obama’s fault, but state agency chiefs are pointing a disappointed finger at Reeves and legislators. For what? The Great Scrape of 2016. “It’s going to take ...
Still unclear who else is implicated in case
by Jeff Amy
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Thursday was like Groundhog Day in the Christopher Epps prosecution. Everything was on repeat. Lawyers were again arguing in federal court over how to count the damage that the former Mis...
Will Orlando change anything?
by Thomas Sowell
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
However great the shock of the massacre in Orlando, it is only a matter of time before we start hearing again the fact-free dogma that "diversity is our strength." If there is any place in the Guin...
McKee’s leadership helped change process
by Sid Salter
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – In my student days at Mississippi State University in the 1970s, I lived for a time in an off-campus duplex apartment at 101 Camp Avenue in Starkville. The left side of the duplex was ...
Bidding laws are a mess
by Wyatt Emmerich
Jun 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The bidding laws in Mississippi are a mess. Contractors are allowed to donate to political campaigns to get government contracts. Service contracts don’t have to be bid out and governments are free...
The agony of the Trump endorsers
by Rich Lowry
Jun 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The astonishing spectacle of a speaker of the House not endorsing a presidential nominee of his own party has been supplanted by the astonishing spectacle of a speaker of the House declaring that t...
Why Trump must not apologize
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
"Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl." Donald Trump has internalized the maxim Benjamin Jowett gave to his students at Balliol who would soon be running the empire. And in r...
Bernie Sanders wins, even while losing
by Michael Barone
Jun 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Bernie Sanders is not going gently into that good night, at least not yet. After hearing Monday from the Associated Press that Hillary Clinton had clinched the nomination, after absorbing Tuesday n...
Explaining Donald Trump
by Cal Thomas
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK – If there is one explanation for Donald Trump's success it is this: Unlike most Republicans, he fights back. He may not have the late Muhammad Ali's finesse, but he sees himself as more t...
Legislative stunt may cross the Mississippi
by Sid Salter
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The ubiquitous nine-banded armadillo – dasypus novemcinctus to smart folks and “Texas speed bumps” or “opossum on the half-shell” to the rest of us – is said to have made the journey f...
The nanny state and payday loans
by Star Parker
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
President Reagan famously observed that, "the nine most dangerous words in the English language are 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'" This is a warning worth keeping in mind when log...