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Obama was wrong about Syrian weapons
by Larry Elder
Apr 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The Obama administration claimed that it negotiated with Syria and Russia to eliminate "100 percent" of Syria's chemical weapons. After President Barack Obama's 2012 "red line" warning to Syria abo...
Will Christianity perish in its birthplace?
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
"Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? (My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?)" Those are among Jesus' last words on the Cross that first Good Friday. It was a cry of agony, but not despair. The dying Ch...
Hope of Easter is desperately needed
by Glenn Mollette
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Easter is almost here and we need it bad. People throughout the world celebrate Easter differently just like people celebrate Christmas differently. When I was a little boy I remember Easter egg hu...
Rest and let the rest of the world go by
by Rheta Johnson
Apr 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
I'll have to say the Obamas seem to be having a romping good time in the immediate post-presidency phase of their lives. Former President Barack Obama is wearing his baseball cap backward like a wi...
More freedom not good for politicians
by Star Parker
Apr 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
When President Trump recently met with the Congressional Black Caucus leadership, they presented him with their new report, "We Have A Lot To Lose." It's their assessment on fixing the problems in ...
Bannon faces the bureaucrats
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Apr 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Steve Bannon is the core of the Trump White House, the keeper of the flame. He understands Donald the same way that Drew Bundini Brown grasped the essence of Muhammad Ali. And when Brown wrote the ...
Is Trump enlisting in the war party?
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
By firing off five dozen Tomahawk missiles at a military airfield, our "America First" president may have plunged us into another Middle East war that his countrymen do not want to fight. Thus far ...
The Middle East's siren call
by Cal Thomas
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
In Greek mythology, sirens were beautiful creatures that lured sailors to their doom with their hypnotic voices. In Homer's epic, "The Odyssey," ships came to ruin on jagged reefs, following siren ...
Was Obama a Russian stooge?
by Rich Lowry
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The circumstantial evidence is mounting that the Kremlin succeeded in infiltrating the U.S. government at the highest levels. How else to explain a newly elected president looking the other way aft...
A moment of sympathy for those who manage the money
by Charlie Mitchell
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
 When a family finds itself in a financial pickle and looks for advice, the admonition is always the same: Make a budget and stick to it. Mississippi is an increasing financial pickle with no sign ...
Someone might want a trial in Epps bribery case
by Jeff Amy
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — None of the people accused of bribing former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps have gone to trial. Yet. But Dr. Carl Reddix might be ready to risk it. In the motion to...
Jailing the mentally ill remains a shameful national and state practice
by Sid Salter
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – A fascinating report by the Virginia-based Treatment Advocacy Center shines a bright light on a very dark national problem that has long reached into Mississippi – the indiscriminate ...
Trump's normality problem
by Rich Lowry
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
White House official Steve Bannon is off the National Security Council, in a reversal of what had been an eyebrow-raising decision to put the president's top political adviser on the NSC. It is a s...
Pilot's life one for the books
by Wyatt Emmerich
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s an old pilot saying: There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots. And then there is my father-in-law Bob Knight. I reached Bob last week to ask him if i...
Nixon, LBJ and the first shot in the judges war
by Pat Buchanan
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The Democrats' drive to defeat Neil Gorsuch is the latest battle in a 50-year war for control of the Supreme Court -- a war that began with a conspiracy against Richard Nixon by Chief Justice Earl ...
Session was a lesson in do-nothing
by Rep. Jay Hughes
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2017 regular legislative session is officially in the books, yet unfinished. If you paid close attention, you probably noticed that nothing really happened to improve the quality of life or emp...
Trump derangement syndrome
by Larry Elder
Apr 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, said she wanted to require companies to provide paid maternity leave. The President later reaffirmed th...
Thoughts on Bill O'Reilly's escapades
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill O'Reilly most likely can afford to retire and he probably should be thinking about it before he spends all of his life savings on settling sexual harassment lawsuits. At least $13 million have...
Mistrust of Trump threatens rule of law
by Michael Barone
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump's unorthodox campaign and unexpected victory have produced a culture of mistrust permeating our politics and threatening to undermine the rule of law. That's not healthy, whatever you ...
MSU’s women took us on a special journey
by Sid Salter
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
DALLAS – I’ve been a Mississippi State Bulldog all of my life. Old Main Dormitory burned six days after I was born in 1959. We never set foot on the MSU campus that my father didn’t mention Old Mai...