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Ruling on immigration ban is just wrong
by Rich Lowry
Feb 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
If the law means anything, the Trump administration will succeed in overturning the so-called court ruling against its travel ban. The nationwide stay of the ban issued by Judge James Robart, a Was...
Internet sales tax levels the field
by Rep. Nick Bain
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The House of Representatives is currently voting on bills that were passed out of Committee by the January 31 deadline. Some measures have caused hot discussions on the floor of the House.  An impo...
Government is the greatest show on earth
by Rheta Johnson
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
We only thought the three-ring circus was folding its tents and putting all the animals up for adoption. Rumors of its death have been greatly exaggerated. One circus remains, playing to large crow...
Moral supremacy collides with Putin
by Pat Buchanan
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Is Donald Trump to be allowed to craft a foreign policy based on the ideas on which he ran and won the presidency in 2016? Our foreign policy elite's answer appears to be a thunderous no. Case in p...
It’s time to think about what motivates bullies
by Charlie Mitchell
Feb 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — The whole world keeps trying to figure out what makes this Trump person tick. Fans and foes alike probe this person’s every word — his decisions, his orders, his announcements, his tweets ...
Be careful what you wish for
by Cal Thomas
Feb 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
At the National Prayer Breakfast last week, President Trump promised to "totally destroy" the so-called "Johnson Amendment," a law that prohibits churches from endorsing or opposing political candi...
Gorsuch is the anti-Trump
by Rich Lowry
Feb 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
If President Donald Trump is a budding authoritarian, as his critics allege, one of the safeguards is Judge Neil Gorsuch. For all that Trump has flouted norms and gotten off to an at-times amateuri...
Lawmakers love to praise all the folks back home
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Feb 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP)  — Mississippi legislators will flail their arms and raise their voices to disagree about substantial issues like education funding and state employees' job protection. But they genera...
Education stands at a crossroads
by Thomas Sowell
Feb 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In just a matter of days a decision will be made in Washington affecting the futures of millions of children in low-income communities, and in the very troubled area of race relations in America. A...
‘Stolen seat’ narrative from Democrats opposing Gorsuch is ironic
by Sid Salter
Feb 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – U.S. Senate Democrats angry over the successful Republican decision to deny both a confirmation hearing and a vote to former President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Gar...
A Clash is coming with Iran
by Pat Buchanan
Feb 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that "we are officially putting Iran on notice," he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump ...
Trump follows through in second week
by Michael Barone
Feb 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump's second week as president has been full of surprises and Sturm und Drang. His Friday afternoon executive order barring for 90 days immigration from seven countries designated by the O...
Sessions should order study on voter fraud
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Feb 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
There are some questions in our politics that will be perpetually debated with no clear conclusion in sight. But a few can be resolved factually and beyond dispute. Is there widespread voter fraud?...
A majority of one walks away
by Roger Simon
Feb 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the end, my friends. It is time to say goodbye. I realize this is the worst possible time for a political columnist to retire, but what I didn't realize is that any of you cared. Robert Fed...
Analyst fired over bogus racism claim
by Larry Elder
Feb 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Doug Adler does tennis commentary for ESPN. Strike that. Doug Adler  used   to do tennis commentary for ESPN. After several years working matches for the sports channel, the former tennis pro was a...
The left's narrative is clear
by Cal Thomas
Feb 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Just days into the Trump administration, the left's narrative is clear. First, it was that Trump is an "illegitimate" president because he didn't win the popular vote, claims about "voter fraud" no...
Trump faces first firestorm
by Pat Buchanan
Feb 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
That hysterical reaction to the travel ban announced last Friday is a portent of what is to come if President Donald Trump carries out the mandate given to him by those who elected him. The travel ...
Mercy for the 'Dreamers'
by Star Parker
Feb 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 15, 2012, President Obama signed an executive order to protect those who arrived illegally to the United States as minors. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals provides a two-year window ...
Revisionist history impedes reaction to Amazon sales tax decision
by Sid Salter
Feb 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – Much of the social media reaction in Mississippi to the negotiated decision by online giant Amazon to voluntarily collect and remit Mississippi’s 7 percent sales tax – technically a “...
Charter schools not a cure for education
by Charlie Mitchell
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — A charter school can be a model of excellence in all aspects. Many are. Similarly, a traditional public school can be a model of excellence in all aspects. Many are. Mississippi lawmakers...