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Can the GOP's shotgun marriage be saved?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2016, Republicans awoke to learn they had won the lottery. Donald Trump had won the presidency by carrying Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. All three states had gone...
Why stop with monuments when reassessing history?
by Larry Elder
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As we rewrite history and remove Confederate monuments deemed "offensive" when viewed through the prism of contemporary standards of morality, reasonable people ask: Where does one draw the line? T...
Future of education focused on technology
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mississippi may be more than 2,000 miles from Silicon Valley, but future software developers are honing their skills in the Magnolia State. I had the chance to learn about the value of computer cod...
‘Keep the flag’ sentiment rests on shaky foundations
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — People opposed to changing Mississippi’s flag are standing on at least five false premises. Now I know, I know. People are sick of hearing about the flag. Sorry, but it will be a bone of c...
Pressure rises on pension fund to seek more money
by Jeff Amy
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — An outside adviser is telling Mississippi's public pension system that it should change its accounting policies in a way that would sharply increase required contributions to keep th...
Trump's evil empire
by Rich Lowry
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
For many Republicans, what matters most about Donald Trump is that he's demonstrated resolve against the enemy -- not the Islamic State or the Taliban, but the media. The media has become for the r...
Afghanistan: A bottomless pit?
by Cal Thomas
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
President Trump is not the first U.S. leader to pivot when it comes to foreign policy. His speech Monday night before American military personnel at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, was in stark c...
Before the end of innocence
by Ray Mosby
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
“Some folks hate the Whites, who hate the Blacks who hate the Klan. Most of us hate anything that we don’t understand.”—Kris Kristofferson  ROLLING FORK  — It was many and many a year ago in a wond...
One mom's tale of a son with autism
by Lenore Skenazy
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
New York mom Judith Newman was at the deli counter ordering cold cuts with her sons, Gus and Henry, twins in their early teens. One of them was hopping up and down, announcing to anyone and everyon...
The end is not in sight in Afghanistan
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
October will mark the 16th year since President George W. Bush announced the first strikes against Afghanistan. In June 2010 we surpassed Vietnam as the longest conflict in U.S. history. President ...
Trump's Palmerstonian policy
by Michael Barone
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech Monday night was disciplined, measured and sometimes verging on eloquence. It was presidential. Evidently, his vision wasn't impaired when he looked at t...
What still unites us?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement. Neocons claimed America was an "ideological nation" a "creedal nation," dedicated to the proposition that...
Is Trump's agenda being eclipsed?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
"I have not become the King's First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire," said Winston Churchill to cheers at the Lord Mayor's luncheon in London in November 194...
An open letter to Trump on racism
by Star Parker
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Mr. President, After your initial remarks addressing the tragedy that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, I wrote that you were correct. I agreed with you, and honest scrutiny of the facts ...
Trump taken hostage by 'Deep State'
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The president's on Afghanistan was the forced utterance of a hostage on his captor's video. President Trump should really have held up a newspaper to establish the date of the transmission, like an...
Historians call for change to Mississippi flag
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
As college professors, we have watched events of the past few days in Charlottesville and around the country while preparing for a new semester. We know that students in our classes will bring many...
Why do some old people get cranky?
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Aug 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
I hear you already. All old people aren't cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight of all who know her. She is independent. She works in her garden every summer. She drives he...
Yes, work for Trump
by Rich Lowry
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the highly unusual step over the weekend of publicly explaining why he won't resign. He responded to Yale classmates who had written an impassioned open lette...
Senate election may double as flag referendum
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Next year’s U.S. Senate election in Mississippi may double as a referendum on the state flag. Incumbent Sen. Roger Wicker and looming challenger state Sen. Chris McDaniel have taken opposi...
Historical hysteria
by Cal Thomas
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
"The only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history." -- Friedrich Hegel We will learn even less from history if we wipe it clean, as some are trying to do by removing statu...