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A short life of love and trouble
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Scott was trouble, even as a baby. He cried hot, wild tears in a car if it was going more than a few blocks, and could keep the banshee ruckus cranked up without relief for hours. I once backed int...
Stakes high for state in health care reform
by Sid Salter
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – As the Republican majority in Washington begins to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” with their American Health Care Act, it’s important for Mississippians t...
The Battle of Middlebury
by Rich Lowry
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
At Middlebury College last week, Charles Murray needed a safe space -- literally. In a significant escalation of the campus speech wars, protesters hooted down the conservative scholar in a lecture...
The Trump effect
by Cal Thomas
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Here are two scenarios. One: you are a retiree who in recent years has been concerned about the value of your stock portfolio. Suddenly, the value of your stocks and stock-based mutual funds surges...
It's Trump's party now
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the largest audience of his political career, save perhaps his inaugural, Donald Trump delivered the speech of his life. And though last Tuesday's address may be called moderate, even inclus...
Legislature debates finance bills
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
Mar 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The deadline for House committees to pass Senate bills occurred last Tuesday. Any Senate bills that did not make it out of these committees died. Throughout the rest of the week, the House met to d...
What Bernie Sanders didn’t tell you about Nissan
by Sid Salter
Mar 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – On Saturday, the United Auto Workers, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, actor Danny Glover, the NAACP, and fellow political travelers brought the “March on Mississippi” to Canton to continue ...
Legislators love to try to micromanage
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Mar 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Every year, Mississippi legislators deal with bills that could fall under the heading: Things You Shouldn't Have to Tell a Sensible Adult. A case in point this year is Senate Bill 23...
The end of Reaganism
by Rich Lowry
Mar 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
In the course of a few days, President Donald Trump showed how thoroughly he has conquered conservative activists and the Republican Party. At the Conservative Political Action Conference, the atte...
Trump reinvents himself
by Cal Thomas
Mar 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
For Republicans who have been concerned that President Trump has not been specific about his policies and about where he wants to take the country, Tuesday night's address to Congress and the natio...
Immigration facts support Trump
by Michael Barone
Mar 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The afternoon before President Donald Trump's Tuesday night speech to Congress, Twitter watchers were treated to a flurry of tweets, inspired by comments at the traditional lunch with network ancho...
The Oscars left activism on the cutting room floor
by Larry Elder
Mar 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine the result, with hundreds of millions of people watching worldwide, if Hollywood turned its creative firepower on real problems. Instead, viewers watched wall-to-wall Trump-bashing. They sh...
Dems lay basis for coup with Sessions
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Mar 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Here's how it will go down, scripted in the playbook shared by former President Barack Obama and Saul Alinsky. The goal: Remove President Donald Trump from office. 1. Wiretap the Russian ambassador...
America needs mentors and life coaches
by Glenn Mollette
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
A growing career industry across the country is life coaching. People are actually going into private practice opening offices and spending hours every week giving direction to people and a listeni...
Chuck Schumer's fake news
by Star Parker
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Appearing recently on ABC's "The View," Senator Chuck Schumer painted a picture of Republicans unhappy with the their new president and getting ready to bolt for the door. "When you talk to Republi...
Lavrov vs. McCain: Is Russia an Enemy?
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The founding fathers of the Munich Security Conference, said John McCain, would be "be alarmed by the turning away from universal values and toward old ties of blood, and race, and sectarianism." M...
Journalist's perseverance helped bring justice
by Sid Salter
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – On Tuesday, the body of a brave, old school Mississippi newspaper publisher and editor was returned to the red clay soil of Neshoba County. Stanley Dearman, 84, died Feb. 25 in Gulf Br...
Chaos in the round
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
They are moving and saving the Atlanta Cyclorama at a cost of $35 million to be paid by private philanthropists. I am glad, and amazed. I first saw the Cyclorama -- and the adjacent Atlanta zoo, an...
Mississippi should invest in what’s already working
by Charlie Mitchell
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — A tour bus pulled off the side of the narrow highway just west of Marks where Highway 6 becomes as flat and straight as the furrows that flank it. It was early October. One at a time, the...
Trump should work for better relations with the press
by Cal Thomas
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Before becoming a newspaper columnist I was a broadcast news reporter for local TV stations and occasionally appeared on the NBC radio and television networks. I have some experience at being on th...