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America's longest war
by Cal Thomas
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $1.4 billion of New York's resources to solve the persistent problem of poverty in central Brooklyn. If he wins legislative approval, Cuomo, a Democrat, intends to ...
Friedman is right man for ambassador
by Star Parker
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
I recently had the opportunity to meet, in Washington, D.C., David Friedman, President Trump's nominee to be America's next ambassador to Israel. I was impressed by this brilliant and passionate ma...
Good for arts & grim laughs
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of revelers distributed green lapel ribbons and admonished us all to "Remember the Bowling Green Massacre!" A Truth Fairy used her wand to zap alternative facts. Trump may be good for the a...
The real lessons of Middlebury College
by Thomas Sowell
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people seem shocked at the recent savagery of a mob of students at Middlebury College, who rioted to prevent Charles Murray from addressing a student group who had invited him to speak. They a...
Is Turkey lost to the West?
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long ago, a democratizing Turkey, with the second-largest army in NATO, appeared on track to join the European Union. That's not likely now, or perhaps ever. Last week, President Recep Tayyip E...
Legislative session continues
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday of last week marked the deadline for the House to discuss general bills that passed through the Senate earlier this session. The deadline to discuss appropriations and revenue bills passe...
Health insurance debate producing difficult questions
by Sid Salter
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – My wife and I are in our 50s and chase grandchildren. So, in my health insurance, do I need maternity coverage? Does my wife need prostate exam coverage? While the answers to both que...
‘Eventually’ list centers on ‘not if, but when’
by Charlie Mitchell
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — Lists are more popular than ever. People love lists. People love making lists, the most prevalent of which is the “bucket list,” a roster of to-do before leaving this life for the next. H...
How to replace Obamacare
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act will generate big savings from cuts to the Medicaid component, rather than cuts to the middle-class health insurances the program offers. More and mo...
Many fights, few students, so far on school choice
by Jeff Amy
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — There was the Mississippi Senate last week, working late into the night, having another Titanic tussle over a school choice program. Must be a lot of kids affected, right? Not so muc...
Accountability & transparency are vital to government
Mar 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
We are very late in the session and have taken only small steps toward addressing the key issues of education funding, fixing our roads and bridges, and economic development. The House is currently...
Preserving life, a little longer
by Glenn Mollette
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
I've assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Should she ever be in a hospital hooked up to wires and on the verge of...
Is a Korean missile crisis ahead?
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
To back up Defense Secretary "Mad Dog" Mattis' warning last month, that the U.S. "remains steadfast in its commitment" to its allies, President Donald Trump is sending B-1 and B-52 bombers to Korea...
Obamacare can't be fixed
by Larry Elder
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The moment Republicans bought into the notion that Obamacare must not just be repealed but "replaced," Democrats won. Democrats argue that health care is a "right." Republicans claim they disagree,...
America's high-risk complacent class
by Michael Barone
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
"Most Americans don't like change very much," writes economist and Marginal Revolution blogger Tyler Cowen, "unless it is on terms that they manage and control." That's just one of many provocative...
The perils of Jacksonian governance
by Rich Lowry
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Upon taking office, President Donald Trump dusted off a portrait of Andrew Jackson and hung it above his desk in the Oval Office. He chose better than he knew. The most jaw-dropping furor of the ea...
Real subversives are in Washington
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
At Mar-a-Lago this weekend President Donald Trump was filled "with fury" says The Washington Post, "mad -- steaming, raging, mad." Early Saturday the fuming president exploded with this tweet: "Ter...
Would the kind people please stand up?
by Glenn Mollette
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
I'm missing people.  In recent years I have eulogized my wife's father's funeral as well as her mother's funeral this past January. This weekend I will do the funeral service for my mother-in law-f...
Sessions scandal is obstructionism
by Star Parker
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Good citizens across the nation surely are wondering why, when critical business regarding America's future needs tending to, the game preoccupying Washington, D.C., these days is "Liar, Liar, Pant...
Mississippi has been living jackpot to jackpot
by Charlie Mitchell
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — Gov. Phil Bryant believes the time has come to add a lottery, creating yet another revenue stream for Mississippi. That will create suspense for the next few weeks. There is no suspense a...