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Moving furniture on a sore foot
by Rheta Johnson
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
My friend Whiskey Gray subscribes to the Mayo Clinic Health Letter, which sooner or later ends up at my house, the better to read up on my various ailments. Whiskey and I used to share the occasion...
The rise of the 'safe socialists'
by Rich Lowry
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Democratic Party has perhaps never been so radical or so conventional. The Democrats are now to the left of President Barack Obama and are desperately trying to placate the teary-eyed, obstrepe...
Hillary's recycled speech
by Cal Thomas
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Environmentalists should be pleased with Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, because it was largely recycled talking points we have heard for d...
The political picture
by Thomas Sowell
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The good news is that both political conventions are now behind us. The bad news is that the election is ahead of us. No one knows how this election will turn out but – given the awful presidential...
‘Cooperation’ shaping up nicely for corrections boss
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — As her client entered a not guilty plea, Jackson attorney Lisa Ross hit the nail on the head. She used “shakedown” to describe the flavor of Mississippi’s unraveling corrections outrage. E...
We don't need to like them
by Roger Simon
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
All politics is theater, but some parts are more theatrical than others. The nominating conventions have become pure theater. Once upon a time the conventions chose candidates for the presidency, b...
Income tax looms in budget review
by Jeff Amy
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — As legislative leaders' plan to review taxes and spending kicks off this week, it's still unclear what results the effort might produce. House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, and Lt. Gov....
Email leak outs DNC
by Cal Thomas
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to WikiLeaks, which has released nearly 20,000 emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee – with promises of more to come – we have proof the party that styles itself as inclusive,...
Divided we stand
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday was the best night of Hillary Clinton's campaign. Joe Biden, Tim Kaine and Barack Obama testified to her greatness and goodness and readiness to be president. And all saw in the Republica...
Trump Jr. tells Neshoba crowd about brighter future
by Sid Salter
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
PHILADELPHIA – When Ronald Reagan, the erstwhile Hollywood actor and former governor of California came to the Neshoba County Fair in 1980 as the Republican nominee for president, he dressed the pa...
Hillary's never-ending reintroductions
by Rich Lowry
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
If only we could get to know the real Hillary Clinton. Unveiling the Hillary we supposedly don't know has been the perpetual, elusive goal of Clinton's handlers for decades, with the Democratic con...
Thiel's Republicans depart from Reagan
by Star Parker
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The primetime airing of remarks of billionaire technology entrepreneur Peter Thiel at the Republican National Convention was no accident. Thiel was given a starring role at the convention to make s...
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies look ridiculous.' And Go...
One good week or bust: The Clinton dilemma
by Roger Simon
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Hillary Clinton has never felt that lucky. Bill Clinton has always been the lucky one of the pair. If Bill had been the Titanic, the iceberg would have sunk. But now, after the Republican National ...
As somebody once said
by Rheta Johnson
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Another heartfelt and original speech from the Republican National Convention, this one delivered by Donald J. Trump himself. Fourscore and seven weeks ago, our followers brought forth on this cont...
Black votes matter
by Thomas Sowell
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that De...
What's ‘making America one again' about?
by Michael Barone
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
"Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech, few have commented on it,...
Cause and effect
by Cal Thomas
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1926, speaking about the Declaration of Independence on its 150th anniversary, President Calvin Coolidge noted the unique philosophy behind the creation of the United States: "We cannot continue...
H.B. 1523 makes a sturdy stump for politics
by Charlie Mitchell
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD – In 1994 former Attorney General Mike Moore laid out a plan to force tobacco companies to reimburse Mississippi the cost of treating people with smoking-related illnesses. When he did, then...
Is America ready for a disruptive president?
by Michael Barone
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Disruptive. That's a good word to describe Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, and to describe the sometimes-ramshackle Republican National Convention his campaign more or less superintended in ...