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Republicans vastly over-promised on Obamacare
by Rich Lowry
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Republicans have put on a clinic on over-promising during the past several years. Even if you were paying only very little attention, you would have gotten the distinct impression over the past fou...
'Tax cuts for the rich' is a lie
by Thomas Sowell
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the painful realities of our times is how long a political lie can survive, even after having been disproved years ago, or even generations ago. A classic example is the phrase "tax cuts for...
When others talk policy, Rep. Holland talks people
by Charlie Mitchell
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — Years ago, Mississippi Public Broadcasting decided to air a live “town hall” on a topic. Can’t remember what. Twenty or 30 people were to be seated in a studio, taking turns voicing their...
Exploiting the presidency
by Cal Thomas
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The headline in the March 5, 1929 edition of the Chicago Tribune read, "Plain Citizen Coolidge Shuts Desk and Quietly Goes Home." Calvin Coolidge would write a newspaper column from Northampton, Ma...
State should consider additional corrections reforms
by Sid Salter
May 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – During his two terms as governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour usually couched his public ruminations over proposals to reform Mississippi’s prison system and past “get tough on crime...
Annual report dives deep into Mississippi finances
by Emily Wagster Pettus
May 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — The new Mississippi Comprehensive Annual Financial Report has a chart that shows who is in charge of state government. The top of the chart on page 9? Not the governor, or legislator...
Generals rise in importance under Trump
by Pat Buchanan
May 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Has President Donald Trump outsourced foreign policy to the generals? So it would seem. Candidate Trump held out his hand to Vladimir Putin. He rejected further U.S. intervention in Syria other tha...
The new/old politics of capital vs countryside
by Michael Barone
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Capital vs. countryside -- that's the new political divide, visible in multiple surprise election results over the past 11 months. It cuts across old partisan lines and replaces traditional divisio...
Different perspectives benefit the country
by Cal Thomas
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump did something Monday I have long advocated. He met with a small group of conservative journalists, pundits and radio talk show hosts. I was among them. After ticking off a list of w...
Harassment begging in America
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
My wife and I visited New York City a couple of days recently. We were walking through Times Square and masses of people on a Saturday night after a show when someone called out to us for money. "W...
Trump's biggest achievement is stopping the left
by Larry Elder
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump's biggest achievement in his first 100 days? Easy. He stopped the left. Measure Trump's first 100 days not just by looking at what he has or has not accomplished. Look at wha...
Ann Coulter the liberal
by Rich Lowry
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Because the California National Guard couldn't be mobilized in time, Ann Coulter had to withdraw from giving a speech at Berkeley. If you take it seriously, that's the import of UC Berkeley's decis...
The real story on Trump's 100 days
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The really odd thing about Donald Trump's first 100 days is that, Euclid notwithstanding, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The record of Trump's 100 days is much better than the sum ...
Is Macron the EU's last best hope?
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
For the French establishment, Sunday's presidential election came close to a near-death experience. As the Duke of Wellington said of Waterloo, it was a "damn near-run thing." Neither candidate of ...
Wicker’s 2018 challengers will face a very different kind of opponent
by Sid Salter
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Much has been made of late of potential 2018 challengers to Mississippi’s junior Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Tupelo. That traces back to the 2014 re-election campaign of the s...
Kat and Mahalia and Blind Riley and me
by Rheta Johnson
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
PASS CHRISTIAN — I tap along the brick floors that sold me on this old house, so opposite of the spongy ones in my North Mississippi hollow home, these never subject to rot, maintenance-free. My sh...
Lessons still unlearned from LA riots
by Star Parker
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, April 29, 1992, riots exploded in Los Angeles after ...
Trumpcare being held up over a trifle
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The House Republican "moderates" are holding up the Trump-Ryan health care bill over an issue that seems substantial but is really trivial. This whole bill is being held up by a concern that some -...
It's time to get them before they get us
by Cal Thomas
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
As is almost always the case, signs of trouble preceded the latest shooting in Paris, which left one police officer dead and wounded two bystanders before police killed the gunman, later identified...
No one owns science
by Rich Lowry
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Science joined the #resistance over the weekend, or so the organizers of the March for Science would have us believe. Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, D.C., and in cities around th...