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Some things are worse than death
by Ray Mosby
Jun 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“Death be not proud, though some have called thee mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so.” —John Donne ROLLING FORK  — There are some people in this world who believe that dying is absolutely the...
More money won't solve problems
by Larry Elder
Jun 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
PBS NewsHour aired a story last year about Milwaukee, saying many residents call the city "the worst place to be a black man in America." It talked about last year's riots in the city after a cop s...
The streets belong to all
by Lenore Skenazy
Jun 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
What if you could rent a place to store a giant pile of your stuff free? The bad news is: You can. If you own a car, you can park it on the street in many neighborhoods without paying a cent. Of co...
Are Illinois & Puerto Rico our future?
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the Land of Lincoln will be the first state in the Union to see its debt plunge into junk-bond status...
Two wins for Trump
by Cal Thomas
Jun 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Supreme Court's decision to allow portions of President Trump's travel ban to proceed is a much-needed victory for the administration. The high court ruled that those "who lack any bona fide re...
Democrats & Republicans lack credibility
by Michael Barone
Jun 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Liberal writers and political operatives, now that it's finally dawning on them that no one is going to find evidence that Donald Trump conspired with Russia to steal the presidential election, are...
Give states power over Obamacare replacement plan
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
From Senator Mike Lee comes an important and impressive idea: Give states the right to opt out completely from the replacement for Obamacare that is currently pending before the Senate. Those who c...
A Democratic blind spot on culture
by Rich Lowry
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
How much do Democrats really want to defeat Donald Trump? It's worth asking in the wake of the latest Democratic failure to notch an electoral victory for the resistance, this time in the Georgia s...
Look at the real cost of Medicaid
by Star Parker
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The number of Americans enrolled in Medicaid has increased from 29 million in 1990 to 73 million today -- an increase of 252 percent over a period when the nation's population increased 30 percent....
Real scandal is overspending
by Cal Thomas
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Is there anyone who can point to the "Affordable Care Act" (aka Obamacare) and credibly claim it is accomplishing the goals set for it seven years ago? Insurers are pulling out of the exchanges, pr...
Neighbors ‘up north’ take a different approach
by Charlie Mitchell
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Legislature reduced funding for community colleges, causing an upsurge in the cost of attendance. Lawmakers in Tennessee made community colleges tuition-free, likely to cause an ups...
Navy is critical to national security
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Navy’s new requirement for a 355-ship battle fleet has earned the attention of Congress. As chairmen of the congressional subcommittees that oversee seapower issues, Rep. Rob Wittman and I are ...
The outlook after the special elections
by Michael Barone
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The victory of Republican Karen Handel in the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday has discouraged Democrats and encouraged Republicans. Democrat Jon Ossoff won 48.1 ...
Mississippi LGBT law faces more court scrutiny
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi is in for a long court fight over constitutional questions about its law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage. Legislators in 2016 passed House Bill 152...
We must return to decency
by Rep. Jay Hughes
Jun 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 9, 1954, Senator Joe McCarthy’s constant personal attacks and character assassination of many good Americans was brought to a screeching halt when Mr. Joseph Welch asked him a single questi...
We have met the enemy
by Ray Mosby
Jun 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
“Hello, darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again...” — Paul Simon   ROLLING FORK — I sometimes think the best metaphor for contemporary America is two neighbors, perpetually and wi...
The Pelosi era is passing
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In the first round of the special election for the House seat in Georgia's Sixth District, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff swept 48 percent. He more than doubled the vote of his closest GOP rival, Karen Han...
Sinking feeling in Puerto Rico
by Cal Thomas
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
"Puerto Rico, my heart's devotion. Let it sink back in the ocean." -- West Side Story The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is drowning. The island, so popular with tourists, is $123 billion in debt. Tha...
Nation obsessed with ticketing moms
by Lenore Skenazy
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
A Nebraska woman taking her niece out of the SUV recently was shocked when the wind blew the door shut, locking her keys and the child inside. The aunt, the girl's mom and two other relatives frant...
We must stop the hate speech
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Hate speech doesn't work for any person or group in America. The result is always hurt. The shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise at a baseball practice is further proof. Here are some of the com...