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What is the matter with us?
by Ray Mosby
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
“When ‘happily ever after’ fails And we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales The lawyers clean up all details.”—Don Henley ROLLING FORK —I seem to spend a lot of time these days screaming at scree...
What Harvey hath wrought
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Like 9/11, Hurricane Harvey brought us together. In awe at the destruction 50 inches of rain did to East Texas and our fourth-largest city and in admiration as cable television showed countless hou...
The problem with politically correct history
by Larry Elder
Sep 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Malcolm X, as a member of the Nation of Islam, preached anti-Semitism and called the white man "devil." After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X dismissed the murder as a case of "the ...
Arpaio pardon was appropriate
by Cal Thomas
Sep 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, has drawn predictable responses. The left, which long ago exceeded its sell-by date when it comes to ideas th...
Hurricane Harvey brings country together to help
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Sep 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are devastated. Never has an area been so blasted by so much rainfall in such a short amount of time. Houston has received more rainfall than other city across the ...
Time to drop college racial preferences
by Michael Barone
Sep 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
When a policy has been vigorously followed by venerable institutions for more than a generation without getting any closer to producing the desired results, perhaps there is some problem with the g...
Who gets to define hate?
Sep 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As if recent events don't give us enough to worry about, now we have a new missive in The Atlantic from former Vice President Joe Biden concerning the incident in Charlottesville. Biden wants to de...
Diana, still our goddess of beauty
by Cal Thomas
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
What is it about the month of August that finds so many celebrities dying? Just this month we've seen the passing of Glen Campbell, Barbara Cook, Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis. Thomas Meehan, who wr...
Stop making excuses for antifa thuggery
by Rich Lowry
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the least safe places to be in Berkeley, California, is in the vicinity of someone holding a "No Hate" sign. So-called anti-fascist, or antifa, activists bearing shields emblazoned with thos...
Can the GOP's shotgun marriage be saved?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2016, Republicans awoke to learn they had won the lottery. Donald Trump had won the presidency by carrying Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. All three states had gone...
Why stop with monuments when reassessing history?
by Larry Elder
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As we rewrite history and remove Confederate monuments deemed "offensive" when viewed through the prism of contemporary standards of morality, reasonable people ask: Where does one draw the line? T...
Future of education focused on technology
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mississippi may be more than 2,000 miles from Silicon Valley, but future software developers are honing their skills in the Magnolia State. I had the chance to learn about the value of computer cod...
‘Keep the flag’ sentiment rests on shaky foundations
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — People opposed to changing Mississippi’s flag are standing on at least five false premises. Now I know, I know. People are sick of hearing about the flag. Sorry, but it will be a bone of c...
Pressure rises on pension fund to seek more money
by Jeff Amy
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — An outside adviser is telling Mississippi's public pension system that it should change its accounting policies in a way that would sharply increase required contributions to keep th...
Trump's evil empire
by Rich Lowry
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
For many Republicans, what matters most about Donald Trump is that he's demonstrated resolve against the enemy -- not the Islamic State or the Taliban, but the media. The media has become for the r...
Afghanistan: A bottomless pit?
by Cal Thomas
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump is not the first U.S. leader to pivot when it comes to foreign policy. His speech Monday night before American military personnel at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, was in stark c...
Before the end of innocence
by Ray Mosby
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
“Some folks hate the Whites, who hate the Blacks who hate the Klan. Most of us hate anything that we don’t understand.”—Kris Kristofferson  ROLLING FORK  — It was many and many a year ago in a wond...
One mom's tale of a son with autism
by Lenore Skenazy
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
New York mom Judith Newman was at the deli counter ordering cold cuts with her sons, Gus and Henry, twins in their early teens. One of them was hopping up and down, announcing to anyone and everyon...
The end is not in sight in Afghanistan
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
October will mark the 16th year since President George W. Bush announced the first strikes against Afghanistan. In June 2010 we surpassed Vietnam as the longest conflict in U.S. history. President ...
Trump's Palmerstonian policy
by Michael Barone
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech Monday night was disciplined, measured and sometimes verging on eloquence. It was presidential. Evidently, his vision wasn't impaired when he looked at t...