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Shameless hypocrisy on Spicer's comments
by Larry Elder
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Press secretary Sean Spicer publicly apologized several times for this comment about Bashar Assad, the murderous dictator of Syria: "You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't even sink to ...
Holland: Obstinate, profane, compassionate, intelligent and crazy like a fox
by Sid Salter
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – Of all the characters I’ve come to know in almost four decades of writing about Mississippi politics, none is more memorable than State Rep. Steve Holland, the Democrat from Plantersv...
Make much of something small
by Rheta Johnson
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. -- They are dangling from a fence next to the Mockingbird Cafe, where, yes, healthy sandwiches are named for Scout and Atticus. Clothespins are holding a string of postcards, e...
No, Trump is not a neocon
by Rich Lowry
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
With U.S. missiles flying in Syria, the "mother of all bombs" exploding in Afghanistan and an aircraft carrier strike group heading toward North Korea, has there been a revolution in President Dona...
Reform the tax code now!
by Cal Thomas
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to the beneficence of the federal government (and the calendar), we Americans had until midnight on April 18 to file our income taxes. It's too bad filing taxes wasn't an easier process. Pre...
Three presidents were born in 1946
by Michael Barone
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
With the inauguration of Donald Trump this year, we have now had, for the first time in our history, three American presidents who were born in the same year. There have been three pairs of preside...
People are sadly out of step with the Legislature
by Charlie Mitchell
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — The press and the public are out of step. We keep thinking the Legislature deals with thorny topics such as budgets and taxation, education, highways, crime and punishment, health care, ec...
What happens when Jared wins?
by Rich Lowry
Apr 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Can someone reacquaint President Donald Trump with Steve Bannon, his ideologist whom the president now professes barely to know? Trump's jaw-dropping public distancing from Bannon is the latest twi...
Leaders say reducing state budget meets GOP goal
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Apr 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — There has been plenty of hand-wringing about the Mississippi budget the past several months, with Republican Gov. Phil Bryant making multiple rounds of cuts because tax collections f...
Mississippi not alone in revenue problems
by Sid Salter
Apr 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – A report by the nonpartisan but decidedly liberal think tank the Center on Budget and Public Priorities documents that Mississippi is far from alone in the current fiscal year’s revenu...
Garden club impacted community
by William McMullin
Apr 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The final meeting of the Four Seasons Garden club was a joyful yet poignant experience for the members who have spent the last 58 years gardening, studying about gardening, and promoting their love...
Executing the guilty and innocent in Arkansas
by Cal Thomas
Apr 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly three dozen men sit on death row in Arkansas, where capital punishment has been suspended since 2005. Unless clemency is granted, seven of them, an eighth man was granted a temporary repriev...
Humanities deserve funding and support
by Carla Falkner
Apr 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the joys of my career as a community college history instructor is the opportunity to join in the work of the Mississippi Humanities Council (MHC). The primary funding source for the MHC is ...
Obama was wrong about Syrian weapons
by Larry Elder
Apr 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Obama administration claimed that it negotiated with Syria and Russia to eliminate "100 percent" of Syria's chemical weapons. After President Barack Obama's 2012 "red line" warning to Syria abo...
Will Christianity perish in its birthplace?
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
"Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? (My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?)" Those are among Jesus' last words on the Cross that first Good Friday. It was a cry of agony, but not despair. The dying Ch...
Hope of Easter is desperately needed
by Glenn Mollette
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Easter is almost here and we need it bad. People throughout the world celebrate Easter differently just like people celebrate Christmas differently. When I was a little boy I remember Easter egg hu...
Rest and let the rest of the world go by
by Rheta Johnson
Apr 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
I'll have to say the Obamas seem to be having a romping good time in the immediate post-presidency phase of their lives. Former President Barack Obama is wearing his baseball cap backward like a wi...
Bannon faces the bureaucrats
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Apr 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Steve Bannon is the core of the Trump White House, the keeper of the flame. He understands Donald the same way that Drew Bundini Brown grasped the essence of Muhammad Ali. And when Brown wrote the ...
More freedom not good for politicians
by Star Parker
Apr 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
When President Trump recently met with the Congressional Black Caucus leadership, they presented him with their new report, "We Have A Lot To Lose." It's their assessment on fixing the problems in ...
Is Trump enlisting in the war party?
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
By firing off five dozen Tomahawk missiles at a military airfield, our "America First" president may have plunged us into another Middle East war that his countrymen do not want to fight. Thus far ...