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Is the American empire worth the price?
Aug 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
"When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight," Samuel Johnson observed, "it concentrates his mind wonderfully." And the prospect of a future where Kim Jong Un can put a nuclear weapon on a U...
Can we survive a nuclear attack?
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Aug 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
President Donald Trump has vowed to meet more North Korea threats with "power the likes of which the world has never seen" and Kim Jong-un has responded with a plan for a nuke attack on the US isla...
‘Certainties’ include universal health care
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 11, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — There are certain certainties we accept: death and taxes. Other certainties can be deduced from trends. For instance, the sun will set on Mississippi’s beleaguered state flag. Eventually ...
The shameful blackout of Thomas, Sowell and Williams
by Larry Elder
Aug 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarence Thomas, one of nine members of the Supreme Court and the second black to ever join the Court, is not in the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Aske...
Sanctuary cities vs. hideouts
by Cal Thomas
Aug 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
In biblical times, a sanctuary city was a place where someone who had committed unintentional manslaughter could find refuge from "the avenger of blood." If the offender left the sanctuary city, he...
Getting clear about affirmative action
by Star Parker
Aug 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Affirmative action is once again in the news. This time because of a leaked Justice Department memo indicating possible action regarding complaints from Asian-American groups that Harvard Universit...
Birthday brings time for reflection
by Wyatt Emmerich
Aug 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Another birthday. Time for my annual rumination about life. It’s an easy column, requiring little research! I have always been a long-range planner. That’s my strength, but now I am realizing that ...
The 'anti-diversity screed' that wasn't
by Rich Lowry
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The first thing to know about the instantly infamous "anti-diversity screed" written by an anonymous Google software engineer is that it isn't anti-diversity or a screed. The loaded description, wi...
What happens after the coup?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 08, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
That the Trump presidency is bedeviled is undeniable. As President Donald Trump flew off for August at his Jersey club, there came word that Special Counsel Robert Mueller III had impaneled a grand...
Common sense often uncommon in Washington
by Cal Thomas
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
"Sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence." -- Dictionary.com's definition of common sense. Sometimes what used to be...
Northeast ranked No. 18 in national poll
Aug 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Work must be done to prevent hot car deaths
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Aug 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The arrival of National Heatstroke Awareness Day on July 31 came on the heels of some particularly heart-wrenching news. A 7-month-old and a 1-year-old died within 24 hours in Phoenix after being l...
Top Mississippians back private flood insurance
by Jeff Amy
Aug 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi's top insurance regulator and its only Democratic congressman are both ready to cede some of the federal flood insurance market to private insurers. Both Republican Insur...
Is Trump's Russia policy being hijacked?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
In crafting the platform in Cleveland on which Donald Trump would run, America Firsters inflicted a major defeat on the War Party. The platform committee rejected a plank to pull us deeper into Ukr...
Ignoring the lessons of effective presidents
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Who have been the most successful presidents in the past 80 years? Most successful, that is, in framing issues and advancing their policies, achieving foreign policy success, winning re-election an...
Work on healthcare must go on
by Star Parker
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
NBC's Chuck Todd started his "Meet the Press" interview with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price with an important question. Shouldn't we accept, Todd suggested, that it's "not Obamaca...
Gimme swelter
by Lenore Skenazy
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
It's August, which means most of us are feeling not unlike a Hershey bar in a pizza oven. What a relief to get home, crank up the AC -- and damn the world to ever steamier summers. Yes, this is a c...
Stephen Miller TKOs Jim Acosta
by Rich Lowry
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
When Donald Trump's policy adviser Stephen Miller stepped into the White House briefing room Wednesday to defend a plan for reducing levels of legal immigration, Jim Acosta of CNN was aghast and le...
Wars and rumors of wars continue
by Cal Thomas
Aug 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
One month after the election, President-elect Donald Trump made a "victory tour" of states that had helped deliver his surprise win. In Fayetteville, North Carolina, Trump introduced his choice for...
Last act of a maverick?
by Ray Mosby
Aug 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
“Virtue is persecuted by the wicked more than it is loved by the good.”—Cervantes ROLLING FORK — Perhaps old soldiers never die until they do. If I had good sense I would have gone to bed last Thur...