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Trump fixes our broken culture
by Star Parker
May 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen has just published a timely new book, "The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream." Cowen's message is that America is a nat...
Open season on reporters
by Rheta Johnson
May 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Do elected public officials, egged on by the sophomoric rhetoric of President Donald Trump, really think they can attack reporters asking honest questions and get away with it? Well, maybe they can...
Two on Facebook: One says ‘lynch;’ the other says ‘serve’
by Charlie Mitchell
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Morgan Freeman, celebrated actor and thoughtful person, says forget about it. Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, says if there are no markers where lynching took place there should be n...
Rep's 'lynch' remark part of broad cultural battle
by Emily Wagster Pettus
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Rep. Karl Oliver drew bipartisan condemnation with a recent Facebook post saying Louisiana leaders should be "LYNCHED" — in all caps — for removing Confedera...
Is the West breaking up?
by Pat Buchanan
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
By the time Air Force One started down the runaway at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, to bring President Trump home, the Atlantic had grown markedly wider than it was when he flew to Riyadh....
Memorial Day is about real people
by Jim Burns
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
A tear welled up in Hal’s eye, a deep sadness etched across his face as he recalled the moment. Omaha Beach, the day after the D-Day invasion. Hal had been tasked by his company commander to go bac...
Terrorism's 'Groundhog Day' scenario
by Cal Thomas
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The terrorism scenario is always the same. Events repeat themselves, like in the film "Groundhog Day." First the video of screaming innocents, as in Manchester, England, where an Islamist detonated...
Trump got trolled
by Rich Lowry
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
If President Donald Trump has acted as his own worst enemy in the Russia controversy, as everyone says, he's been baited into it. Rush Limbaugh a couple of weeks ago said he was laughing over Trump...
After the Confederates, who's next?
by Pat Buchanan
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sept. 1, 1864, Union forces under Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, victorious at Jonesborough, burned Atlanta and began the March to the Sea where Sherman's troops looted and pillaged farms and to...
Now hating is self-justifying
by Ray Mosby
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
“They’re beating plowshares into swords for this tired old man that we elected king. Armchair warriors often fail and we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales.”—Don Henley ROLLING FORK — I guess it...
Trump acts like conventional president abroad
by Michael Barone
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
What a difference a week makes. On May 19, President Donald Trump took off in Air Force One for the Middle East and Europe. He left behind a Washington and a nation buzzing about his firing of FBI ...
Saudi Arabia's duplicity
by Cal Thomas
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Trusting Saudi Arabia to combat terrorists and extremists and "drive them out," as President Trump called on the kingdom and other Arab and Muslim nations to do in his Riyadh speech, is akin to for...
Great moments in fake news
by Larry Elder
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
What about President Donald Trump's complaint about "fake news"? Let's look at some examples of "Great Moments in 'Journalism'" over the last few years. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., in an appearanc...
Liberal fight against freedom turns violent
by Star Parker
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Intolerance, at times exploding into violence, is spreading throughout our society. And it's coming from the political left. It's happening on college campuses. Most recently, students walked out o...
Wicker reaffirms importance of America's mariners
by Sen. Roger Wicker
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Alexander Hamilton wrote in 1787, “A few armed vessels, judiciously stationed at the entrances of our ports, might at small expense be made useful sentinels of the laws.” The Federalist author and ...
We must say 'Not on our soil'
by Rich Lowry
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The Turkish government is obviously familiar with the concept of "chutzpah," if not necessarily the word. Ankara summoned the American ambassador to protest allegedly "aggressive and unprofessional...
Special prosecutor needed for leaks
by Pat Buchanan
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Who is the real threat to the national security? Is it President Trump who shared with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the intelligence that ISIS was developing laptop bombs to put aboard airliners?...
The genius of Roger Ailes
by Cal Thomas
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Roger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week from complications after suffering a fall, underst...
Memorial Day honors those who gave all
by Wyatt Emmerich
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Memorial Day is set aside to honor the 1.2 million Americans who died fighting for this country. About half of those soldiers died in combat. The other half died from accidents, disease and other w...
Battle for school dollars now rests with Supreme Court
by Charlie Mitchell
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Most students are out for summer, having finished their final exams. In all probability, there were no easy answers. The quest for better K-12 public schools in Mississippi continues, though. Likew...