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Campus incident bring focus, clarity to the job of educators
by Sid Salter
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – I was in a second floor classroom in McComas Hall teaching 16 Mississippi State University students a course called News Editing and Design on Thursday, Aug. 27, when the “Maroon Alert...
Even one ‘line of duty’ death shocks conscience
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Average age: 40. Average time in law enforcement: 12 years, 10 months. Those stats describe the 82 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty so far this year. Each one is ...
Dis-integrating America
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, a hate crime. Were they not white, they would be alive today. The...
The GOP field that failed
by Rich Lowry
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum. He is thriving in a Republican field that is large, talented and, so far, underwhelming. To paraphrase Bruce Springsteen, there's 17 ca...
U.S. and UK politics are mirror images
by Cal Thomas
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
LONDON – It's remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a disastrous defeat at the hands of Prime Minister David Cameron's Tor...
Detailed state agency budgets available online
by Jack Elliott, Jr.
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — For political junkies who can't get enough of the legislative budgeting process or for average folks just curious about how much money is being requested by Mississippi government agencie...
Two impossible things that could happen in 2016
by Michael Barone
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
"One can't believe impossible things," Alice objected. "I daresay you haven't had much practice," the Red Queen replied. "When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes...
If Obama endorses Biden ...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
If Joe Biden runs and President Obama endorses him – and both now appear likely – then all bets are off. Hillary Clinton will soon be dethroned as the frontrunner. While Clinton holds a comfortable...
Festival success was typical day at the Capitol
by Sid Salter
Aug 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON – The inaugural Mississippi Book Festival was an unqualified success – one that surpassed the rudimentary shade tree estimates of just how many Mississippians would sacrifice an extremely h...
Is Trumpism the new nationalism?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Since China devalued its currency 3 percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be? After all, 3 percent devaluation in China could be countered by a U.S. tariff of 3 percent...
The end of China envy
by Rich Lowry
Aug 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funny thing happened on the way to China's inevitable global dominance – the country's economic tumult rocked markets around the world. China long ago replaced Japan as the Asian boogeyman whose ...
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