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Britain to EU: Good riddance
by Cal Thomas
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Maybe it was those college courses on the history of Europe that soured me on the idea of a united continent. How could a conglomeration of nation states noted for invading each other, pillaging an...
Learn from 1964 Klan murder case
by Sid Salter
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – After 52 years, the announcement of the closing of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County by members of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan ...
Brexit earthquake hits Britain
by Michael Barone
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Earthquakes seldom hit the British Isles. But one did late Thursday night and early Friday morning, as the constituency returns started pouring in on the referendum to decide whether the United Kin...
A blow against government
by Rich Lowry
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Critics of Donald Trump worry what would happen if a man with little regard for the Constitution and a willingness to impose his personal will on a hot-button issue like immigration became presiden...
Hood, Reeves could headline 2019 race
by Jeff Amy
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — The closing weeks of June have brought the first previews of what could be Mississippi's 2019 race for governor — Jim Hood versus Tate Reeves. At this time last year, Phil Bryant was crui...
Hire the best company
by Wyatt Emmerich
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the private contract with IMS to manage the special one percent sales tax to fund improvements to Jackson’s infrastructure. It is a deal fraught with waste and cronyi...
Has Trump found the formula?
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Stripped of its excesses, Donald Trump's Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall. Indeed, after the speech ended Clinton was suddenly d...
Trump reshuffles campaign
by Michael Barone
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is the latest proof that the campaign always reflects the candidate and that the candidate is a product of his experience over the years. So, as Trump, after clinching the Republican n...
How Trump can get his groove back
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump is not in nearly the trouble that the media and the elders in the Republican Party make him out to be. The national polls have in four or five points behind Hillary Clinton. Big deal! ...
Character no longer counts
by Cal Thomas
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranking right up there with the line, "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?" is this recent headline in The Washington Times: "Honesty issues aside, voters still back Hillary C...
Special fund sweeps are nothing new
by Sid Salter
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has sounded the political and perhaps judicial alarm over the so-called “Budget Transparency and Simplification Act” and the special fund “sweeps”...
Corruption is part of life
by Wyatt Emmerich
Jun 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
One nice thing about being a publisher is getting to meet interesting people. One of these people is Lazarus Chakwera, opposition leader of Malawi, a country of 16 million people in southeast Afric...
Trump dumps campaign manager
by Roger Simon
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Did he say anything? I had been interviewing a source, and I couldn't take my cellphone out of my pocket every time it buzzed. So for 20 minutes, I was cut off from the outside world. I was cut off...
The irrelevant crusade
by Rich Lowry
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost as soon as the massacre at the Orlando nightclub Pulse ended, Democrats took up their push to forbid people on the terrorism watch list from purchasing guns. The timing, in the wake of the a...
USA needs more entrepreneurs
by Star Parker
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Uber, the ride-hailing company, founded in 2009, began operations in San Francisco in 2011, and now has a presence in 449 cities worldwide. From its beginning with just a vision, the firm's market ...
Truth is often a casualty in politics
by Cal Thomas
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) recently disclosed that a congressional investigation has found at least 72 employees of the Department of Homeland Security listed on the U.S. terrorist watch list. In ot...
Trolling for war with Russia
by Pat Buchanan
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Some 50 State Department officials have signed a memo calling on President Obama to launch air and missile strikes on the Damascus regime of Bashar Assad. A "judicious use of stand-off and air weap...
Sitting atop a magic wall
by Rheta Johnson
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
FLORENCE, Ala. – Rosanne Cash mentions The Wall in her song "A Feather's Not a Bird," declaring she'll wear a pretty dress to go down to Florence and "sit atop the magic wall." That's how it feels,...
Why we have sluggish job growth
by Michael Barone
Jun 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Why has the American economy had such sluggish job creation and economic growth? That's a pretty fundamental question, and one for which most conventional economists have had unsatisfying answers. ...
Gun control discussions are rifled with myths
by Charlie Mitchell
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — Today’s National Rifle Association is a trade association — protecting manufacturers — yet masquerades as a grassroots citizen rights movement. Today’s NRA has convinced legions of people ...