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Trump gets DACA right
by Rich Lowry
Sep 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in our divided politics, it should be a matter of consensus that the president of the United States can't write laws on his own. That's what President Barack Obama did twice when he unilateral...
Trip offers time to reflect
by Wyatt Emmerich
Sep 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In April, I predicted a cool summer because winter had been so warm. Law of averages. Turns out, I was right. A warm winter offset by a cool summer is the best. Enjoy it while you can. A cold winte...
America's pension plan is changing
by Glenn Mollette
Sep 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Stories of struggling government pension funding have abounded the last few months. Reports of changing the retirement scenario for state employees are dominating the conversation in states like Ne...
Judge Roy Moore is resonating
by Star Parker
Sep 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The rising political star of Judge Roy Moore in Alabama is another surprise in a political season defined by the unexpected and the unconventional. On Aug. 15, Moore finished ahead of Senator Luthe...
Should Japan and South Korea go nuclear?
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
By setting off a 100-kiloton bomb, after firing a missile over Japan, Kim Jong Un has gotten the world's attention. What else does he want? Almost surely not war with America. For no matter what da...
Historian outlines fight over 'radical' textbook
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Sep 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — "Civil Rights Culture Wars," a new book by Mississippi historian Charles W. Eagles, tells the compelling backstory of a 1970s textbook that challenged the bland and sanitized way 9th...
Trump's insubordination problem
by Rich Lowry
Sep 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump told us that he'd hire the best people. He didn't mention that he'd be unable to fire them. The president is experiencing a bout of insubordination from his top officials the likes of ...
Right to try proposal solves nothing
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
This fall the House of Representatives is likely to take up legislation passed by the Senate that gives terminally ill patients the right to try unproven, experimental drugs that are not yet on the...
Turkey's choice: Past or future
by Cal Thomas
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
ISTANBUL — Coming from the airport into this city of about 15 million people and 5 million cars, as my driver describes it, I pass ancient Roman ruins and blocks of upscale shops; an old hotel wher...
Wicker looks ahead to critical looming deadlines
by Senator Roger Wicker
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
During the first week August, the Senate confirmed 76 executive nominees. To put that number into perspective, only 56 of President Trump’s 283 nominees had been confirmed over the course the year ...
Future best sellers could be huge
by Lenore Skenazy
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
By now, summer is winding down, and so, probably, is that John Grisham book you started in June. Want to know what you'll be finishing in the summer of 2018? --"Harry Potter and the Half-Crazed Cub...
What is the matter with us?
by Ray Mosby
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
“When ‘happily ever after’ fails And we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales The lawyers clean up all details.”—Don Henley ROLLING FORK —I seem to spend a lot of time these days screaming at scree...
What Harvey hath wrought
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Like 9/11, Hurricane Harvey brought us together. In awe at the destruction 50 inches of rain did to East Texas and our fourth-largest city and in admiration as cable television showed countless hou...
The problem with politically correct history
by Larry Elder
Sep 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Malcolm X, as a member of the Nation of Islam, preached anti-Semitism and called the white man "devil." After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X dismissed the murder as a case of "the ...
Arpaio pardon was appropriate
by Cal Thomas
Sep 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, has drawn predictable responses. The left, which long ago exceeded its sell-by date when it comes to ideas th...
Hurricane Harvey brings country together to help
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Sep 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are devastated. Never has an area been so blasted by so much rainfall in such a short amount of time. Houston has received more rainfall than other city across the ...
Time to drop college racial preferences
by Michael Barone
Sep 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
When a policy has been vigorously followed by venerable institutions for more than a generation without getting any closer to producing the desired results, perhaps there is some problem with the g...
Who gets to define hate?
Sep 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As if recent events don't give us enough to worry about, now we have a new missive in The Atlantic from former Vice President Joe Biden concerning the incident in Charlottesville. Biden wants to de...
Diana, still our goddess of beauty
by Cal Thomas
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
What is it about the month of August that finds so many celebrities dying? Just this month we've seen the passing of Glen Campbell, Barbara Cook, Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis. Thomas Meehan, who wr...
Stop making excuses for antifa thuggery
by Rich Lowry
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the least safe places to be in Berkeley, California, is in the vicinity of someone holding a "No Hate" sign. So-called anti-fascist, or antifa, activists bearing shields emblazoned with thos...