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Trump makes important step on religious freedom
by Star Parker
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Arguing for protection of religious freedom, the Trump administration has opened the door for employers to withdraw from the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring them to provide birth control cove...
It's time for Tillerson to go
by Rich Lowry
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If Secretary of State Rex Tillerson resigned, how would anyone know? He has become the nation's least influential top diplomat in recent memory. His relationship with the president of the United St...
Inactivity is not good for us
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Oct 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A happier life is an active life. Doing nothing does not generate much in the realm of feeling good about yourself and is detrimental to your health.  A friend of mine reflected on his career and o...
Trump embraces the culture war
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
To attend the Indianapolis Colts game where the number of the legendary Peyton Manning was to be retired, Vice President Mike Pence, a former governor of Indiana, flew back from Las Vegas. With him...
Does China have the secret to education?
by Lenore Skenazy
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Four months after Lenora Chu and her family arrived in Shanghai from the U.S. in 2010, Shanghai high schoolers scored tops in the world in math, reading and science. America landed somewhere in the...
Why criticize Harvey Weinstein?
by Cal Thomas
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom's instruction." (Proverbs 29:18) Ancient wisdom from a Higher Authority, which is available to anyo...
Remake of ‘Casablanca’ to be set in Mississippi?
by Charlie Mitchell
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — It’s one of the most famous movies ever, with many memorable lines. One comes to mind whenever cavalier handling of public funds comes to light in Mississippi. It’s where Capt. Renauld bl...
More students graduate without passing tests
by Jeff Amy
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi's improving high school graduation rate is one piece of good news in a state where the education picture has often been dismal. But new numbers could indicate those impro...
When memories are triggered by fall
by Ray Mosby
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“And the days dwindle down to a precious few…September…November…”—Anderson and Weill. ROLLING FORK —On the first official day of fall (technically the autumnal equinox) this year, it was 93 degrees...
The dead soul of Stephen Paddock
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
What was his motive? Why did he do it? Why did Stephen Paddock, 64, rent rooms at the Mandalay Bay hotel, sneak in an arsenal of guns, a dozen of them converted to fully automatic, and rain down de...
Returning to golf
by Wyatt Emmerich
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
After a 20 year hiatus, my golf bug is back. This is as planned. When the kids came along, I couldn’t afford the six hours to play golf. I switched to tennis. Now two sons are off to college. My 15...
A moment of unity in a disintegrating world
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
"An act of pure evil," said President Trump of the atrocity in Las Vegas, invoking our ancient faith: "Scripture teaches us the Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in...
Supreme court needs to help on gerrymandering
by Michael Barone
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Gill v. Whitford, a case challenging Wisconsin's legislative district lines as an unconstitutional Republican gerrymander. It's attracted att...
Satan rises in Las Vegas, and angels fly high
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Oct 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Doubters of Satan were furnished all the proof they should need as a living Satan arose to the top of Mandalay Bay hotel last Sunday night and unleashed hell for about eleven minutes. Stephen Paddo...
We know evil when we see it
by Cal Thomas
Oct 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Responding to the recent Las Vegas concert shooting that killed more than 50 people and injured hundreds more, President Trump described the act as one "of pure evil." One definition of "evil" soun...
Trump not letting media turn Puerto Rico into his Katrina
by Larry Elder
Oct 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump punched back hard against the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, who accused him of insufficient concern about her island. In doing so, Trump shows that he learned from Presiden...
Trump, an American Gaullist
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If a U.S. president calls an adversary "Rocket Man ... on a mission to suicide," and warns his nation may be "totally destroyed," other ideas in his speech will tend to get lost. Which is unfortuna...
Extremists damage both parties
by Michael Barone
Oct 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost no one disagrees that our two major political parties, the oldest and third-oldest in the world, have become increasingly extreme and estranged over the past decade. It's a startling contras...
What constitutes a state of emergency?
by Rosemary Altman, Chair, Mississippi Board of Education
Oct 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Mississippi State Board of Education have received numerous questions about the Board’s determination on Sept. 14 that a state of emergency exists in the Jackson Public School Distri...
Moore bolsters Republican credibility
by Star Parker
Oct 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
To the dismay of Washington's Republican Senate leadership, Judge Roy Moore crushed Luther Strange in the runoff for the Republican nomination for the open Senate seat in Alabama, outpolling Strang...