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Medicaid cuts can be cushioned
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Moderate Republicans profess to be concerned about cuts in Medicaid spending in the new, improved Senate Obamacare replacement bill. But there are key ways to cushion these cuts so that they do not...
‘Silo’ generation seeks ‘everything’ communities
by Charlie Mitchell
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — The new crop of Americans has several markers, experts say. One helps explain why fewer of them choose to live in Mississippi. First, some of the other distinctions: A primary trait is the...
Cool treats define summer
by Lenore Skenazy
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Cold, delicious and on a stick. Who do we have to thank for that combo? Well, if it weren't for Frank Epperson, we wouldn't have the Popsicle. And if it weren't for his kids, we'd be licking Epsicl...
Look at the Russia baiters and Putin haters
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
"Is Russia an enemy of the United States?" NBC's Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, "Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug." To Hillary ...
Civil rights, outsiders, France influence UAW vote
by Jeff Amy
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Only days old, the union election campaign at Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton plant is already heating up. Among the key questions: — Can the United Auto Workers union use a civil r...
Trump Jr scandal has no impact on job approval
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest no-substance scandal to preoccupy Washington -- the emails of Donald Trump Jr. -- is having no impact on his father's job approval in any of the recent polls. Rasmussen Reports, the only...
Reince Priebus for president
by Rich Lowry
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
It's been a rough week for the White House, so reportedly -- yet again -- Reince Priebus might get fired. Surely, no high-level government official in American history has been on the verge of oust...
How much longer will Waters last?
by Larry Elder
Jul 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has become President Donald Trump's fiercest congressional critic. In eight years, Obama never had a Republican nemesis the likes of Waters, who recently said, "I'm ta...
The state is not God
by Cal Thomas
Jul 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone looking for another reason not to leave life-and-death issues to the state need look no further than the conflict between the British government and the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard....
The promise of apprenticeships
by Star Parker
Jul 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, President Trump signed an executive order to boost apprenticeship programs in the United States. These are training programs, offered in a variety of formats, usually by businesses, to ...
No, China isn't going to lead
by Rich Lowry
Jul 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The world has had its delusions about China over the years, but none quite as fantastical as the notion of Beijing assuming the mantle of global leadership. Ever since Donald Trump's election, it h...
Trump is alone, but is he right?
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the other G-20 members, especially on climate change and trade. Perhaps so. But the crucial question is not wh...
US could become a net exporter
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Temperatures are high, but gas prices are low, reaching their lowest mark in a decade during the Fourth of July holiday. That is good news for consumers, families, and small businesses. Less pain a...
Kim Jong-Un must go
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
I really don't want to take my column space to write anything else about Kim Jong-un. There is so much going on in America and the world that I would rather write about. Here we are again with this...
Trump's Warsaw triumph
by Rich Lowry
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine that President Donald Trump gave a speech praising a strong Europe. Imagine that he called forthrightly on Russia to stop its aggression in Ukraine and join the community of responsible nat...
President Trump's vision
by Cal Thomas
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
"Where there is no vision, the people perish..." (Proverbs 29:18) In 1987 when he was contemplating a run for president, Vice President George H.W. Bush was criticized for his inability to articula...
Today, left and right confused with right and wrong
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Charlie Faulk was patient. As the first managing editor to shepherd me, he had to be. He’s gone now — 27 years — but America and American journalism are in sore need of his gentle good hum...
Will Trump Republicans avoid off-year curse
by Michael Barone
Jul 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Curious fact, and one disquieting for Republicans looking ahead to 2018: In the past 65 years, starting with 1952, the president's party has managed to win a majority of seats in an off-year electi...
Faces, usually not parties, change in 4-year term
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jul 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Some faces may change in the Mississippi Legislature during a four-year term, but parties often don't. The 52 senators and 122 representatives might want to look at their colleagues on in...
We must learn to understand Trump
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jul 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump has become so polarizing a figure in our politics that everyone is devoted either to praising him or panning him, but most don't take the time or trouble to understand him. And, as a r...