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Azaleas and long legs
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
There are still a lot of overgrown Katrina lots on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, green ghosts left from a decade ago when the driveways led to houses and the concrete slabs held homes. I cut a branch...
Black and white, left and right
by Thomas Sowell
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Much is made of the fact that liberals and conservatives see racial issues differently, which they do. But these differences have too often been seen as simply those on the right being racist and t...
Pickering, Graves faced same ‘beltway shuffle’
by Sid Salter
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
From square one, let’s stipulate a couple of things necessary to engage in a rational debate about how the relatively straightforward process of the nomination and confirmation of federal appellate...
Road money lobbying heats up
by Jeff Amy
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Fights last week in the Mississippi Senate over a transportation spending bill that doesn't actually do anything yet I indicate how intensely people are lobbying for and against more mone...
Iran's missiles and the nuclear deal
by Cal Thomas
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
It seems like only yesterday – and in diplomatic terms it was – that the Obama administration and Democrats in Congress were assuring us the nuclear deal with Iran was something to celebrate, as on...
Trump versus Kemp
by Rich Lowry
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Marco Rubio's speech suspending his campaign after his crushing loss in the Florida primary was a requiem for an entire style of Republican politics. Rubio represented an upbeat, opportunity-orient...
Only Cruz can stop Trump
by Michael Barone
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Donald Trump be stopped from winning the Republican nomination? The answer is yes. Despite his big win over Marco Rubio in Florida and his narrow wins over Ted Cruz in Illinois, Missouri and No...
How does ‘brokered’ convention work?
by Sid Salter
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
As what has in some ways been the strangest presidential election in modern U.S. history continues to unfold, the television talking heads continue to throw the terms “contested” or “brokered” Repu...
Our George Wallace
by Rich Lowry
Mar 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
George Wallace knew how to handle the hecklers who routinely disrupted his events. "These are the folks," he declared at a rally in 1968, "that people like us are sick and tired of. You've been get...
Nancy with the laughing face
by Cal Thomas
Mar 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Why does it take death to bring us together? Why not life? Watching Nancy Reagan's funeral on television, the front-row tableau was a picture of unity, in form, if not in substance. There was Gov. ...
2016: A repeat of the 1960s
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Mar 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
One thing is abundantly clear: Neither political party will emerge from the 2016 nomination battle looking anything like they did when they began the marathon. Fundamental changes are now inevitabl...
Black Americans and Reagan ideals
by Star Parker
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
I was recently made very proud, and also very humbled, by receiving the Ronald Reagan Award, given at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference by the American Conservative Union. Regardi...
Events in black and white
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The civil-rights movement wasn't just "Rosa sat down, Martin stood up and the white folks came down to save the day," the photographer Matt Herron quips. "The heart of the movement was in the ordin...
Yuk it up, America, while you still can
by Roger Simon
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
We will look back upon these days and laugh. How could we not? Won't students of the future look back on this chapter in our nation's history and think that some sort of joke was being played? The ...
Voting at a crossroads
by Thomas Sowell
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
It is seldom that the fate of a nation can be traced to what happened on one particular day. But that may be what happens in the United States of America on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. That is because...
White poverty and me
by Cal Thomas
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
In his continuing effort to pit races and classes against each other, Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) has said that if you are white, "you don't know what...
Early voting is not dangerous
by Sid Salter
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – In some circles, Mississippi Republicans continue to push back against efforts to modernize Mississippi’s election and voting laws through changes that include early voting provisions....
Republicans hobbled by excess of spirit
by Michael Barone
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Bad news for both parties in the primaries and caucuses in the seven days in March following Super Tuesday. Start with the higher-ratings, higher-turnout Republican race. Donald Trump won two solid...
The Sea Island conspiracy
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple's Tim Cook, Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Napster's Sean P...
The Billy Mays of the GOP
by Rich Lowry
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The presidency has been occupied by lawyers, ex-generals, a former actor and even a peanut farmer, but never before by a pitchman. Donald Trump seeks to become the first. He is the Billy Mays of th...