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Do regulators hear praises of Mississippi Power?
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — It's beginning to sound like 2010 again at the Public Service Commission. Business and government leaders have streamed into rate proceedings over Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper Coun...
Wicker praises Trump's speech at United Nations
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
In his first address to the United Nations, President Trump was unapologetically clear and firm about America’s priorities, namely our resolve to counter a nuclear-armed North Korea. Over the past ...
Give Japan and South Korea the bomb
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
On May 6, 1981, New York Times columnist Drew Middleton explained the rationale behind French President Charles de Gaulle's decision to develop France's own nuclear weapons rather than rely on thos...
Meeting the real monster
by Ray Mosby
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
“Cruelty has a Human Heart…terror the Human Form Divine and Secrecy the Human Dress.”—William Blake ROLLING FORK  — Along with my co-worker and friend Natalie Perkins, I had the honor last Friday t...
Preexisting conditions are key issue
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have preexisting medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance companies will be able to charge higher amounts to Am...
Rewriting the single mom story
by Lenore Skenazy
Sep 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
When Emma Johnson was growing up, she was certain of one thing: She would never be a single mom. After all, she'd been raised by one. And though she appreciates her mom's hard work and how it paid ...
The UN: Once 'useless,' now useful
by Cal Thomas
Sep 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
While campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump more than once referred to the United Nations as a "useless" organization and "not a friend of democracy." In his speech Tuesday to the 72nd Sessi...
Court to public officials who meet in private: ‘Don’t’
by Layne Bruce
Sep 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON – It was a long, rainy summer across much of the state. But September brought with it lots of sunshine – both literally and metaphorically. Just as we started to enjoy one of the longest su...
Tension in Washington nothing new
by Michael Barone
Sep 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the president seems out of alignment, on policy and political goals, with his party in Congress. This strikes many as an anomalous, even alarming, situation. ...
Marriage collapse is concerning
by Star Parker
Sep 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A new report from the Pew Research Center brings the latest update on the deteriorating state of traditional marriage in America. And as sobering as is the picture for the nation as a whole, the si...
'Handmaid's Tale' lunacy
by Rich Lowry
Sep 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump, much to his chagrin, never won an Emmy for "The Apprentice," but he can now take indirect credit for a clutch of the awards. The Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale" won eight Emmys on S...
Reluctant officials get civics lesson from Supreme Court
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and courthouses around the state. The court affirmed that public boa...
What truly imperils our free society?
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true." Hilaire Belloc's...
Ignorant nation
by Cal Thomas
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At a National Archives ceremony last Friday in Washington, D.C., 30 immigrants became naturalized U.S. citizens. In a video, President Trump encouraged them to embrace the "full rights, and the sac...
School takeover tangled in web of other issues
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some people feel about how policymakers treat public education and how...
Senate to soon pass defense bill
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Meeting the needs of our military is the basic mission of the defense authorization bill that Congress passes every year. Those needs include building additional ships – a priority supported by the...
The agony of The Wall
by Rich Lowry
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Build that wall! Eventually. Or at least patch up some existing fencing. If Chuck and Nancy will agree. Donald Trump's signature pledge to build a border wall, aka The Wall, is diminishing almost b...
We are a forever changed people
by Ray Mosby
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”—Benjamin Franklin ROLLING FORK —What was on last Monday now 16 years ago, a han...
A "Read my lips" moment for Trump?
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
"Having cut a deal with Democrats for help with the debt ceiling, will Trump seek a deal with Democrats on amnesty for the 'Dreamers' in return for funding for border security?" The answer to that ...
Why didn't you think of this?
by Lenore Skenazy
Sep 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Every once in a while, someone comes up with a truly new idea for a product. The Pop-Tart. The Tesla. Twitter. (Use with care!) Usually, though, folks pressed to invent something spectacular just s...