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Top Mississippians back private flood insurance
by Jeff Amy
Aug 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi's top insurance regulator and its only Democratic congressman are both ready to cede some of the federal flood insurance market to private insurers. Both Republican Insur...
Is Trump's Russia policy being hijacked?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In crafting the platform in Cleveland on which Donald Trump would run, America Firsters inflicted a major defeat on the War Party. The platform committee rejected a plank to pull us deeper into Ukr...
Ignoring the lessons of effective presidents
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Who have been the most successful presidents in the past 80 years? Most successful, that is, in framing issues and advancing their policies, achieving foreign policy success, winning re-election an...
Work on healthcare must go on
by Star Parker
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
NBC's Chuck Todd started his "Meet the Press" interview with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price with an important question. Shouldn't we accept, Todd suggested, that it's "not Obamaca...
Gimme swelter
by Lenore Skenazy
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
It's August, which means most of us are feeling not unlike a Hershey bar in a pizza oven. What a relief to get home, crank up the AC -- and damn the world to ever steamier summers. Yes, this is a c...
Wars and rumors of wars continue
by Cal Thomas
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
One month after the election, President-elect Donald Trump made a "victory tour" of states that had helped deliver his surprise win. In Fayetteville, North Carolina, Trump introduced his choice for...
Stephen Miller TKOs Jim Acosta
by Rich Lowry
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
When Donald Trump's policy adviser Stephen Miller stepped into the White House briefing room Wednesday to defend a plan for reducing levels of legal immigration, Jim Acosta of CNN was aghast and le...
Last act of a maverick?
by Ray Mosby
Aug 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Virtue is persecuted by the wicked more than it is loved by the good.”—Cervantes ROLLING FORK — Perhaps old soldiers never die until they do. If I had good sense I would have gone to bed last Thur...
What about the chaos in the Clinton White House?
by Larry Elder
Aug 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In a newspaper piece about a White House in turmoil, a prominent paper described an atmosphere of beleaguered aides confused by their unscripted boss, a man who needed a "rudder on what many believ...
When will the president bomb North Korea?
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Aug 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Americans hope that President Trump and his team can resolve the North Korean tension. Nobody wants anyplace in America to be struck by an atomic or hydrogen bomb. We are not totally clear on what ...
The president is not the enemy
by Cal Thomas
Aug 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Establishment, a construct of Democrats and Republicans that rules in Washington no matter which party controls government, appears to be over its fainting spell following Donald Trump's electi...
Shall we fight them all?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday, Kim Jong Un tested an ICBM of sufficient range to hit the U.S. mainland. He is now working on its accuracy, and a nuclear warhead small enough to fit atop that missile that can survive re...
The revolution devours Venezuela
by Rich Lowry
Aug 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Venezuela is a woeful reminder that no country is so rich that it can't be driven into the ground by revolutionary socialism. People are now literally starving -- about three-quarters of the popula...
Sessions learns Trump family values
by Rich Lowry
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Jeff Sessions thought he was on the Trump team, but he was sadly mistaken. For President Donald Trump, the world breaks down into three categories -- there's family, who are part of the charmed Tru...
Autry ought to be known better in his Mississippi
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Almost-native son James Autry ought to be known better in Mississippi. He’s “almost-native” because while he grew up in Benton County, he was actually born in Memphis. I suppose that means...
Should President Trump quit?
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Should President Donald Trump quit? A large percentage of Americans voted against him and continue to dislike him. About all of the Democrats in Congress are against him and there are certainly Rep...
Bill will benefit state's sportsmen
by Senator Roger Wicker
Jul 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Mississippi’s hunting season is just weeks away, and the Senate is moving closer to achieving a big win for our sportsmen and all who enjoy our beloved natural resources. The Senate Environment and...
Stump speaking not as zippy in political off-year
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jul 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — The Neshoba County Fair can be one of the best places to see old-fashioned political stump speaking in Mississippi. But with no statewide or federal elections in 2017, this was a lac...
Now in tombstone territory
by Ray Mosby
Jul 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“What a terrible era in which idiots govern the blind.”—Shakespeare ROLLING FORK— Upon my desk sits a most distinctive coffee cup, brought to me as a gift by a dear friend now over a decade ago, af...
Both parties are behaving irrationally
by Michael Barone
Jul 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
What is it about Russia -- some vestige of all those Cold War spy films, perhaps -- that makes so many people, on all political sides, behave so irrationally when it's mentioned? Consider the behav...