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Biography offers honest look at the 'senator’s senator'
by Sid Salter
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – In writing a biography of the late U.S. Sen. John C. Stennis, Don H. Thompson – who holds a doctoral degree in forestry from Mississippi State University – did not attempt to produce a...
Huck can beat Hillary
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I was there in 1993 when Mike Huckabee beat the vaunted Clinton machine in their Arkansas backyard, even as the president pulled all the strings he could to defeat the Republican's upstart bid for ...
The false god of politics
by Cal Thomas
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If you visit Mount Olympus, you will see scores of crumbling statues to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks. The same is true in Rome, where statues of political gods, notably those named ...
Wright has her act together
by Wyatt Emmerich
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Carey Wright, Mississippi’s superintendent for eduction, has her act together. If all the students in Mississippi were as smart as she is, our education problems would be over. But, as it is, they ...
The two-point-something campaign
by Michael Barone
May 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
This spring it seems as if there have been two-point-something Republican presidential candidacy announcements per week. And, since she made her own announcement April 12, Hillary Clinton has answe...
The rail fantasy
by Rich Lowry
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of funding for the county's i...
Is it really all our fault?
by Pat Buchanan
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As Middle America rises in rage against "fast track" and the mammoth Obamatrade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, The Wall Street Journal has located the source of the malady. Last Monda...
GOP will keep Senate
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Democrats are salivating at the prospect of recapturing the Senate in 2016. With 24 of the 34 seats up in this cycle now held by Republicans, the Dems are hoping to make up for the ground they lost...
Danger for law enforcement officers never far away
by Charlie Mitchell
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — When they cranked their patrol cars to start their shifts on the Saturday night before Mother’s Day, Hattiesburg policemen Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate knew he was out there. Officers ho...
Does Rubio have that Reagan magic?
by Star Parker
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Two new polls are showing a decisive bounce in the presidential run by Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. In an Economist/YouGov poll taken May 9-11, among the six announced Republican candidates...
'Just Asking'
by Thomas Sowell
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery of rhetoric – and disregard of reality. One of the ways of fightin...
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