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What price separation from Europe?
by Cal Thomas
Jun 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has had enough of President Trump. Speaking last Sunday in a Munich beer hall, Merkel suggested that Europe may no longer be able to rely on the United States as a f...
Drug courts play key role in battle against addiction
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Jun 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Graduations are a familiar part of May, with thousands of students across our state finishing their high school and college careers to well-deserved pomp and circumstance. However, this month I att...
Trump fixes our broken culture
by Star Parker
May 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen has just published a timely new book, "The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream." Cowen's message is that America is a nat...
The nonexistent case for the Paris accord
by Rich Lowry
May 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
For a bull in the china shop, President Donald Trump has so far gingerly stepped around the Paris climate accord. That dance could end as soon as this week, with Trump deciding whether to stay in o...
Open season on reporters
by Rheta Johnson
May 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Do elected public officials, egged on by the sophomoric rhetoric of President Donald Trump, really think they can attack reporters asking honest questions and get away with it? Well, maybe they can...
Two on Facebook: One says ‘lynch;’ the other says ‘serve’
by Charlie Mitchell
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Morgan Freeman, celebrated actor and thoughtful person, says forget about it. Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, says if there are no markers where lynching took place there should be n...
Rep's 'lynch' remark part of broad cultural battle
by Emily Wagster Pettus
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Rep. Karl Oliver drew bipartisan condemnation with a recent Facebook post saying Louisiana leaders should be "LYNCHED" — in all caps — for removing Confedera...
Is the West breaking up?
by Pat Buchanan
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
By the time Air Force One started down the runaway at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, to bring President Trump home, the Atlantic had grown markedly wider than it was when he flew to Riyadh....
Memorial Day is about real people
by Jim Burns
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A tear welled up in Hal’s eye, a deep sadness etched across his face as he recalled the moment. Omaha Beach, the day after the D-Day invasion. Hal had been tasked by his company commander to go bac...
Terrorism's 'Groundhog Day' scenario
by Cal Thomas
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The terrorism scenario is always the same. Events repeat themselves, like in the film "Groundhog Day." First the video of screaming innocents, as in Manchester, England, where an Islamist detonated...
Trump got trolled
by Rich Lowry
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
If President Donald Trump has acted as his own worst enemy in the Russia controversy, as everyone says, he's been baited into it. Rush Limbaugh a couple of weeks ago said he was laughing over Trump...
After the Confederates, who's next?
by Pat Buchanan
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sept. 1, 1864, Union forces under Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, victorious at Jonesborough, burned Atlanta and began the March to the Sea where Sherman's troops looted and pillaged farms and to...
Now hating is self-justifying
by Ray Mosby
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
“They’re beating plowshares into swords for this tired old man that we elected king. Armchair warriors often fail and we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales.”—Don Henley ROLLING FORK — I guess it...
Trump acts like conventional president abroad
by Michael Barone
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
What a difference a week makes. On May 19, President Donald Trump took off in Air Force One for the Middle East and Europe. He left behind a Washington and a nation buzzing about his firing of FBI ...
Saudi Arabia's duplicity
by Cal Thomas
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Trusting Saudi Arabia to combat terrorists and extremists and "drive them out," as President Trump called on the kingdom and other Arab and Muslim nations to do in his Riyadh speech, is akin to for...
Great moments in fake news
by Larry Elder
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
What about President Donald Trump's complaint about "fake news"? Let's look at some examples of "Great Moments in 'Journalism'" over the last few years. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., in an appearanc...
Liberal fight against freedom turns violent
by Star Parker
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Intolerance, at times exploding into violence, is spreading throughout our society. And it's coming from the political left. It's happening on college campuses. Most recently, students walked out o...
Wicker reaffirms importance of America's mariners
by Sen. Roger Wicker
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Alexander Hamilton wrote in 1787, “A few armed vessels, judiciously stationed at the entrances of our ports, might at small expense be made useful sentinels of the laws.” The Federalist author and ...
We must say 'Not on our soil'
by Rich Lowry
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The Turkish government is obviously familiar with the concept of "chutzpah," if not necessarily the word. Ankara summoned the American ambassador to protest allegedly "aggressive and unprofessional...
Special prosecutor needed for leaks
by Pat Buchanan
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Who is the real threat to the national security? Is it President Trump who shared with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the intelligence that ISIS was developing laptop bombs to put aboard airliners?...