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Immigration order is not un-American
by Rich Lowry
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The surefire way to bring the word "un-American" into vogue is to propose a restriction on immigration, no matter how minor. Democrats, who have spent the past half-century since Joe McCarthy objec...
Dolly really should visit
by Rheta Johnson
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
She rests in a gold and black frame on the kitchen counter, waiting for me to decide where to hang her. That enigmatic smile is on her lovely face, dark eyes follow me about the room, and she's sho...
What does Trump's wall mean to the world?
by Pat Buchanan
Jan 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
"Something there is that doesn't love a wall," wrote poet Robert Frost in the opening line of "Mending Walls." And on the American left there is something like revulsion at the idea of the "beautif...
Looking back at Trump's first week
by Cal Thomas
Jan 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Republican members of Congress met in Philadelphia last weekend for what was called a retreat. It might have been more accurately labeled an advance. Perhaps not since the days of Franklin Roosevel...
Public education dominates house discussions
by Rep. Nick Bain
Jan 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The past week was dominated by committee meetings as we approached the January 31 deadline to pass general bills out of committee. Committee chairs determine which of the filed bills in their commi...
Bill could build up power of Mississippi governor
by Jeff Amy
Jan 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant could get a chance to assert direct control over three large state agencies, enhancing his power in a state where the governor has traditional...
Revenge of the nation-state
by Rich Lowry
Jan 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The first week of the Trump administration has been a vindication of the American nation-state. Anyone who thought it was a "borderless world," a category that includes some significant portion of ...
America needs help fast
by Glenn Mollette
Jan 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The new medical insurance premium for my wife and I will be just a few dollars shy of $2,000 per month for 2017. This amounts to a total of $24,000 for the year. Should either of us have a serious ...
Amazon sales tax was a victory for taxpayers, small business
by Sid Salter
Jan 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The political tea leaves were rather easy to read on the topic of this week’s blockbuster announcement that Amazon was the first major online retailer to volunteer to begin collecting ...
America First is not a threat but a promise
by Michael Barone
Jan 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
"From this day forward, it's going to be only America first, America first," Donald Trump proclaimed in his inaugural address. As has been his habit, he added to the prepared text the word "only" a...
'You Drown When You Stop Kicking'
by Roger Simon
Jan 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Jesse Jackson and Donald Trump both awakened on inauguration morning with troubled minds. You would expect Trump to have been happy. In a few hours, he would be sworn in as America's 45th president...
Feeling good so far
by Cal Thomas
Jan 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
"It's a new dawn It's a new day It's a new life For me And I'm feeling good." -- "Feeling Good" President Trump's critics are finding it difficult to stay focused following a flurry of actions take...
Media rediscovers purpose under Trump
by Larry Elder
Jan 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Only hours into his new job, White House press secretary Sean Spicer attacked the media for what he called "dishonesty" and "deliberately false reporting." He specifically challenged the reporting ...
Trump: America for the Americans!
by Pat Buchanan
Jan 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
As the patriotic pageantry of Inauguration Day gave way to the demonstrations of defiance Saturday, our new America came into view. We are two nations now, two peoples. Though bracing, President Tr...
Legislature again debating early voting, online voter registration
by Sid Salter
Jan 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – Mississippi lawmakers are once again debating substantial changes to state elections laws including early voting, online voter registration and the thorny question of restoration of v...
Marching for life, and our future
by Star Parker
Jan 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
I wonder why when hundreds of thousands of women show up in Washington to demonstrate for what one Wall Street Journal columnist called "everything under the progressive sun," the press goes bonker...
All wet in the business world
by Rheta Johnson
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
I was driving back to the Mississippi Coast from a book-signing and speech in Auburn, Alabama, when my cellphone rang. Remember life before cellphones, when trouble couldn't track you down like a P...
Master of managed messages has earned a chance
by Charlie Mitchell
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Remember this one? Two people are standing on the shore looking at the vast ocean. One says, “Man, that’s a lot of water.” The other replies, “Yes, and that’s just the top of it.” Say ther...
Trump leads the new culture war
by Rich Lowry
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The nation's foremost culture warrior is President Donald J. Trump. He wouldn't, at first blush, seem well-suited to the part. Trump once appeared on the cover of Playboy. He has been married three...
Rhetoric meets reality
by Cal Thomas
Jan 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump's inaugural address may not have risen to the rhetorical level of John F. Kennedy ("The torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans" and "Ask not what your country...