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The genius of Roger Ailes
by Cal Thomas
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Roger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week from complications after suffering a fall, underst...
Memorial Day honors those who gave all
by Wyatt Emmerich
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Memorial Day is set aside to honor the 1.2 million Americans who died fighting for this country. About half of those soldiers died in combat. The other half died from accidents, disease and other w...
Battle for school dollars now rests with Supreme Court
by Charlie Mitchell
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Most students are out for summer, having finished their final exams. In all probability, there were no easy answers. The quest for better K-12 public schools in Mississippi continues, though. Likew...
Can lawmakers ignore law? Attorney general says so
by Jeff Amy
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Few political observers think former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has much chance of winning his lawsuit trying to force the Legislature to spend the full amount demanded by Mississippi's sc...
It's time to embrace the robots
by Rich Lowry
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
We have seen the enemy, and it is the robot. A wave of fear over automation is driving dire predictions about robots rendering swaths of Americans unemployable and has created a vogue for outlandis...
Reach for hope in the darkness
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it's just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness long enough to refocus your eyes so that you can look fo...
The Demotic politics of May and Trump
by Michael Barone
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
DURHAM, England -- When I first visited England to cover a British election 20 years ago this month, there were striking similarities between British and American politics. In Britain, Tony Blair's...
The anonymous assassination of President Trump
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Lee Harvey Oswald hid behind the sixth-floor window of the Texas School Book Depository building as he aimed his rifle at JFK. But hiding in the grassy knoll ahead was possibly another hidden assas...
Rosenstein joins the posse
by Pat Buchanan
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
"With the stroke of a pen, Rod Rosenstein redeemed his reputation," writes Dana Milbank of The Washington Post. What had Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein done to be welcomed home by the Post like...
Trump should move embassy to Jerusalem
by Star Parker
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend President Donald Trump departs on his first overseas trip, which will include visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Vatican and Europe. Trump's Israel visit coincides with a very special...
Comey and the Saturday Night Massacre
by Pat Buchanan
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce, said Marx. On publication day of my memoir of Richard Nixon's White House, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Instantly, the me...
A little respect
by Rheta Johnson
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
PICKWICK LAKE, Tenn. -- Brother Dave Haffly is the only man who ever really wanted to dance with me. On long ago weekends the two of us would link arms on the stone hearth at my first old cabin, cr...
Mr. President, please stop the insults
by Cal Thomas
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
During an interview last June in his New York office, I asked Donald Trump about his use of language that many considered insulting and divisive. "Will there be a pivot for you from the primaries t...
The worst word in American politics
by Rich Lowry
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past couple of years, the most important word in American politics has been the worst -- "rigged." Emanating from slang back in the 17th century, developing into a description of financial ...
A Rose among all the thorns
by Ray Mosby
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
“Let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories about the deaths of kings…”—Shakespeare ROLLING FORK—Having just finished what seems Mississippi’s destined to be annual war over public education a...
Drivers keep demanding more specialty car tags
by Emily Wagster Pettus
May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Expensive license plates, like heat and humidity, are just a fact of life in Mississippi. Complaining about them is a unifying feature of the state's culture. License plates can cost...
Access to information hasn’t made us less angry
by Charlie Mitchell
May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Don’t trust the media? Most people (according to media reports) don’t. And that’s fine because we all live in a new day. Anyone with internet access can go on endless fact-finding missions...
Running the country isn't like running a business
by Jill Richardson
May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Our president says he wants to run the country like a business. But it turns out running the government isn’t like running a business after all. Trump, for his part, says he’s located the source of...
Take time for Mom
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
I wish I had my mother this Mother's Day, actually every day. How sweet it would be to talk to her on the telephone and talk about the weather, family and friends and hear about what she was doing....
Minimum wage destroys jobs
by Larry Elder
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Ms. Jane Fonda: Before you traveled to Detroit this weekend to campaign for a $12 minimum wage, I hope you read this letter. I'm sure you mean well. But are you familiar with the voluminous nu...