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Cochran plays key role in return of year-round pell grant program
by By David Baime
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, Congress passed funding legislation that not only kept the federal government open for the rest of year, but also achieved something of vital importance for community college students: I...
A scandal about smoke
by Rich Lowry
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The cliche about the Russia investigation is that there's a lot of smoke, and with the firing of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump rolled a military-grade smoke grenade into the room...
What's America's goal in the world?
by Pat Buchanan
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
For the World War II generation there was clarity. The attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941, united the nation as it had never been before -- in the conviction that Japan must be smashed, no matter ...
Comey is latest victim of the Clintons
by Michael Barone
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Why did President Donald Trump fire FBI Director James Comey now? The answer, as my Washington Examiner colleague Byron York has argued, is that he waited until after his impeccably apolitical depu...
A world without Lera
by Rheta Johnson
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
FISHTRAP HOLLOW, Miss. -- Lera Johnson was competent and strong, dark-eyed, slender and beautiful. She ran her own business, an Alabama beauty parlor, and reared two boys. She was devoted to her hu...
Will we ever learn?
by Cal Thomas
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump is about to score a religious trifecta, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel and Rome, the "home" of three monotheistic religions. The president has said he wants to make the ultimate deal...
A Ryancare fix for Medicaid
by Star Parker
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
With the passage of a new health care bill in the House, the corridors of Congress are teeming with lobbyists fighting reform in order to protect the money they get off the government gravy train o...
Heydey of the nursery rhyme past, but it could return
by Charlie Mitchell
May 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Generations grew up with the “sticks and stones” rhyme. You know, the one that ends, “but words can never hurt me.” Increasingly, it’s fallen out of fashion. Learned people, scholars at pr...
The pre-existing condition lie
by Rich Lowry
May 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
If you've only followed coverage of the Republican health care bill loosely in the media, you might believe that House Republicans, after much effort, passed legislation to deny people with pre-exi...
Nixon and Trump, then and now
by Pat Buchanan
May 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
For two years, this writer has been consumed by two subjects. First, the presidency of Richard Nixon, in whose White House I served from its first day to its last, covered in my new book, "Nixon's ...
Low voter turnout in 2017 state municipal elections bodes ill for our future
by Sid Salter
May 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann reported low voter turnout in the recent round of state municipal elections. That’s distressing on any number of levels. The late Democratic Speaker...
We need Lincoln, not Jackson
by Rich Lowry
May 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is trying to do for Andrew Jackson what Lin-Manuel Miranda did for Alexander Hamilton. Trump, like Miranda, is out to restore the reputation of a great American figure once threatened ...
How Berkeley birthed the right
by Pat Buchanan
May 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 1964, a Silver Age of American liberalism, to rival the Golden Age of FDR and the New Deal, seemed to be upon us. Barry Goldwater had been crushed in a 44-state landslide and the GOP re...
A Modest proposal on cultural appropriation
by Michael Barone
May 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
"Cultural appropriation" has become the latest evil denounced by soi-disant social justice warriors, on campus and off. Examples: "I was taught that white people shouldn't listen to rap music becau...
Hooray for less taxes, we hope!
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
May 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Americans pay too much in taxes. President Trump's idea to eliminate four of the seven tax brackets is an excellent idea. Most Americans are sick and tired of paying everything they make in taxes. ...
Trump takes on Schumer on tax reform
by Star Parker
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
I'm for making things better for everyone. And the main focus of my work is improving the lives of low-income Americans. So why do I love the tax reform package that President Trump has proposed? S...
Colleges are filled with left-wing bias
by Larry Elder
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Do college students -- and their parents -- truly understand how thoroughly left-wing professors dominate the humanities side of academia? Many people know that most professors are liberal, but the...
Trump’s judicial appointment impact now poised to move swiftly
by Sid Salter
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – Despite substantial missteps and self-inflicted political wounds on any number of fronts, President Donald Trump’s administration has been impressive in moving quickly to fill the U.S...
Burn, baby, burn
by Rheta Johnson
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
FISHTRAP HOLLOW, Miss. -- From the computer this morning I learned that taking too many "selfies" can be detrimental to your love life, which leaves me in good stead. Not only do I not take photogr...
Nixon's revenge is the fall of the adversary press
by Pat Buchanan
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday's White House Correspondents Association dinner exposed anew how far from Middle America our elite media reside. At the dinner, the electricity was gone, the glamor and glitz were gone. Ne...