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Little difference between Sanders, Trump
by Star Parker
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Down in South Carolina, in the days before the Republican primary, I was shocked by the number of South Carolinians who told me they were trying to decide whether to support Bernie Sanders or Donal...
One writer to another
by Rheta Johnson
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
When I moved to Monroeville, Ala., in 1975, it was because of Bill Stewart, not Nelle Harper Lee. Stewart was the publisher of The Monroe Journal, an excellent weekly run by Bill Stewart's son, Ste...
The lure of socialism
by Thomas Sowell
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people of mature years are amazed at how many young people have voted for Senator Bernie Sanders, and are enthusiastic about the socialism he preaches. Many of those older people have lived lo...
The destroyer cometh
by Rich Lowry
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is running riot in the GOP china shop and gleefully tearing the place up. Consider the strength of Trump's position: If he wins South Carolina by a big margin, he goes into Nevada with...
The 'itching ears' of Trump followers
by Cal Thomas
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Since religious language has again infected this unpredictable and turbulent political season, here is a verse that could describe the followers of Donald Trump. It is found in Paul’s second letter...
February clarifies both parties' races
by Michael Barone
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2008, Barack Obama's great victories in February primaries – Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and Wisconsin – gave him an unstoppable delegate lead for the Democratic nomination. In 2012, M...
Trump is right on trade
by Pat Buchanan
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Republican hawks are aflutter today over China's installation of anti-aircraft missiles on Woody Island in the South China Sea. But do these Republicans, good free-traders all, realize their own in...
Legislation proves prophetic for more districts
by Sid Salter
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
School consolidation legislation now under consideration in the state Senate would consolidate or eliminate 10 of the state’s existing 144 existing state school districts. Specifically, the legisla...
Bill could be reaction to rules elsewhere
by Jeff Amy
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Charter schools and using public money to send students to private schools are part of the same larger choice movement. But the two different options are presenting much different faces i...
Block an Obama nomination
by Rich Lowry
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the future of the republic teeters in the balance. Unless the United States Senate bows to the will of President Barack Obama and approves his replacement for Ju...
Antonin Scalia's successor
by Cal Thomas
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Few people in modern history have fulfilled their oath to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution" more than the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Scalia was so well respected that the Senate vot...
Bills address public corruption
by Nick Bain
Feb 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
We have now begun the real work of the 2016 Legislative session. After passing the filing deadline for general bills, committee members are considering the measures assigned to them. I am pleased t...
Jeb Bush needs savagery
by Roger Simon
Feb 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
As traveling acts go, the Bush family does not rise to the level of the Marx Brothers or even the Osmond family. Until recently, the Bush clan has rarely been called upon to go before the great unw...
Coming: March mayhem
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Feb 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, March 1, millions of Republican primary voters will likely cast wasted ballots, causing a massive wave of anger and discontent. In the March 1 primaries – choosing about one-third of th...
McConnell must hold ground on nomination
by Star Parker
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is doing the nation a service by announcing he will work to block President Obama's appointment to replace Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and ...
Scalia’s affinity went beyond love of outdoors
by Sid Salter
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When I learned of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at a Texas hunting retreat over the weekend, my thoughts returned to Saturday, March 31, 2001, at the Mississippi Arts Pavil...
Leave the Scalia chair vacant
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
It is a measure of the stature and the significance of Justice Antonin Scalia that, upon the news of his death at a hunting lodge in Texas, Washington was instantly caught up in an unseemly quarrel...
Guns rain on Pass parade
by Rheta Johnson
Feb 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
PASS CHRISTIAN – The Pass parade is big but homemade, not fancy or sequined like the more famous New Orleans extravaganzas only 55 miles away. Costumes are limited to funny hats, green, gold and pu...
Tragedy and choices
by Thomas Sowell
Feb 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant – Justice Antonin Scalia – suddenly overshadows all of that. The vacanc...
Not the America I knew
by Cal Thomas
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Envy is defined by Dictionary.com as "a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another's advantages, success, possessions, etc." That perfectly characterizes the entire political phil...