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The anger is understandable, the meanness is not
by Charlie Mitchell
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD -- A lithe young singer, Taylor Swift, had a big hit with “Mean” four years ago. The song is a picked-on teen’s lament that her classmates are cruel. “You, with your words like knives and sw...
A GOP ultimatum to Vlad
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November. But before traditional conservatives cheer that prospect, th...
Cease the cease-fires
by Thomas Sowell
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East -- Arab and Israeli alike -- were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere...
Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi
by BRIAN SCHWANER
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW ORLEANS -- The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard tends to be a l...
Fighting parasitic bureaucracies and crony capitalism
by Michael Barone
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"Pare down the parasitic fringe" of government. "Favor a gospel of work" instead of aristocratic entitlement. "Rationalize finance" and "reverse the Parkinson's law of bureaucracy." All that sounds...
Black citizens want to have a say in election
by Robert J. Walker
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
During the June 2014 Republican Primary in Mississippi, black voters in the deep red state of Mississippi shocked the political world by helping Thad Cochran win the Republican Primary for Senator....
History ignored in debate over black vote in GOP Senate primary
by Sid Salter
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Reaction to the fact that black voters were either invited or influenced to take part in a Mississippi Republican second primary vote has run the gamut from histrionics to humor, but the fact is th...
Is Putin worse than Stalin?
by Patrick Buchanan
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was impo...
Democrats lose big bet on exchanges
by Michael Barone
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Words mean what they say. That's the basis for the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell invalidating the Internal Revenue Service regulation approving sub...
Rick Perry's bold border move
by Cal Thomas
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing...
Hamas' useful idiots
by Rich Lowry
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the other day about the difference between ...
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