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Bush republicanism is dead and gone
by Pat Buchanan
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
"The two living Republican past presidents, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush, have no plans to endorse Trump, according to their spokesmen." So said the lead story in The Washington Post. Grace...
Can Trump disrupt the general election?
by Michael Barone
May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
So Republicans now have a presumptive nominee – one headed to a clear delegate majority without visible opposition – sooner than the Democrats. It's another way in which this year's presidential ra...
I see the Mississippi the media never sees
by Sid Salter
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – On many levels, I cringe right along with a lot of my fellow Mississippians when I read stories in the national media about how poor, unhealthy, backward, ignorant, racist, sexist, hom...
An unmitigated disaster
by Thomas Sowell
May 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Republican party leaders may have worried that Donald Trump would not only lose the general election for the presidency, but would so poison the image of the party as to cause Republican candidates...
Not so fast, Mr. Trump
by Star Parker
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The exchange between Senator Ted Cruz and Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" last Sunday was possibly the most powerful and revealing of this whole presidential campaign. Cruz asked the crucial and tel...
Anti-Trump protesters do his bidding
by Rich Lowry
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is lucky in his enemies. Every time leftist protesters disrupt one of his events or stage a riot outside, he benefits. They aren't on the Trump payroll, but they might as well be. The ...
Franchise tax is poorly named
by Wyatt Emmerich
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
I commend our state Legislature for several things: Finally ending the election of school supervisors, balancing the budget, expanding charter schools, and repealing the franchise tax. Our educatio...
Whom to blame for the rise of Trump?
by Cal Thomas
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Frankenstein created the monster that bore his name and if Dr. Jekyll had not conducted those experiments in his laboratory, Mr. Hyde would never have emerged to terrorize London. In literature...
Why Russia resents us
by Pat Buchanan
May 05, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks. Also in April, the U.S. destroyer Donald Cook, off Russia's Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad...
What is economic power?
by Thomas Sowell
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the problems with being a pessimist is that you can never celebrate when you are proven right. If what you want from politicians are quick and easy answers, someone is sure to supply them, r...
‘Civility’ vs. ‘political correctness’ not best yardstick
by Charlie Mitchell
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — They are not the same. Never have been. One is truth-centered. The other is not. Early on in his run for the presidency, Donald Trump sought to explain or excuse his earthy characterizatio...
Republicans should have adopted Democrats' rules
by Michael Barone
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The unexpected successes, forecast by almost no one 12 months ago, of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in winning 40 percent and 42 percent in Republican and Democratic primaries and caucuses is wid...
A little more leg
by Rheta Johnson
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
It's not enough that this has been one of the strangest years in presidential politics ever when you consider the candidates – a former first lady, a reality television star, a native Canadian and ...
The end of pieties
by Rich Lowry
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Americans defeated the British at Yorktown, the surrendering British forces supposedly played "The World Turned Upside Down." The song should be on the soundtrack at Donald Trump rallies. ...
Are fantasy sports considered gambling?
by Sid Salter
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Is everyone who plays fantasy sports a gambler? Of course not, just as not everyone who plays poker or blackjack is a gambler. But are fantasy sports considered gambling by a substanti...
Court reverses 40 years of law on rape sentences
by Jeff Amy
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Even the Mississippi Supreme Court gets to change its mind. And it did so in April, ruling that judges can sentence people convicted of rape to life in prison, even if the jury didn't rec...
At last, America is first
by Pat Buchanan
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America. The old order in this capital city is on the way out, America is crossing a great di...
Donald Trump isn't the ‘presumptive nominee'
by Michael Barone
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump has declared himself, after following up his New York win April 19 with victories in five other Northeastern states Tuesday, the "presumptive nominee" of the Republican Party. Is it a ...
Fiorina: An authentic feminism
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The difference between Carly Fiorina's and Hillary Clinton's assents to prominence is a lesson that compares that authentic and inauthentic models of feminism. Fiorina earned everything she has got...
Dramatic felony voting action unlikely in Mississippi
by Sid Salter
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order last week that in one stroke of the pen restored the suffrage of 206,000 convicted felons in a state that’s expected to be a key...