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Building a pyramid of memories
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- In one sleepy motion, I hit a snooze button on the hotel's clock that chums up the sound of breaking waves. Ah, a soundtrack from the past. Comfort noise. My first memories are f...
Looking for answers to medical care
by Glenn Mollette
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Medical care continues to dominate our attention in this nation. I hope we don't have millions of people without health care in the next year or so. However, in reality we already do. A fifty-year-...
Gorsuch offers a nation of laws, not politics
by Star Parker
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My first experience with Senate confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee was in 1991 at the hearings for Clarence Thomas. I came to Washington with several hundred black pastors fr...
Purity and politics
by Cal Thomas
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have reached 100 percent purity, the company would likely have made the ...
A 140-character flaw
by Rich Lowry
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Trump administration is in the throes of one of the greatest self-inflicted distractions of the modern presidency. The latest chapter comes from James Comey in his highly anticipated congressio...
Rep. Gipson’s quest for truth reflects misunderstanding
by Charlie Mitchell
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion — opinion — that Gipson, who chairs House Judiciary B, went too far in mix...
Fight not fading over Confederate emblem
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is an issue that won't die, even when legislative leaders say firmly that there's no consensus to either change the banner or to...
Uncompensated care numbers make state hospitals vulnerable
by Sid Salter
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – While the national debate over Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act continues, hospitals in Mississippi face the future with the ongoing realities of the...
Legislature considers revenue bills
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The deadline to consider revenue and appropriations bills that originated in the Senate occurred last week. Among other things, these bills detail how much money will be appropriated to a number of...
McCain hijacks Trump's policy
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
"The senator from Kentucky," said John McCain, speaking of his colleague Rand Paul, "is working for Vladimir Putin ... and I do not say that lightly." What did Sen. Paul do to deserve being called ...
Response to Carson's remarks unfair
by Larry Elder
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Ben Carson, in a speech before employees of Housing and Urban Development, the department he now runs, likened slaves to "immigrants": "That's what America is about, a land of dreams and opport...
An historic opportunity
by Cal Thomas
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
"No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on thi...
How the GOP crackup happens
by Rich Lowry
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than two weeks after the unveiling of the GOP Obamacare replacement, the party is already staring into the abyss. The bill has had the worst rollout of any major piece of legislation in memory...
Cochran will guide choice on federal judge
by Sid Salter
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE  – Longtime U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge E. Grady Jolly recently informed President Donald Trump of his intent to step down from the federal bench on Jolly’s 80th birthday in ...
The worst argument for Trumpcare
by Rich Lowry
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Of all the arguments to make for repealing and replacing Obamacare, the very worst is that people don't need health insurance. Yet this is a Trump administration talking point. White House press se...
America's longest war
by Cal Thomas
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $1.4 billion of New York's resources to solve the persistent problem of poverty in central Brooklyn. If he wins legislative approval, Cuomo, a Democrat, intends to ...
Friedman is right man for ambassador
by Star Parker
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I recently had the opportunity to meet, in Washington, D.C., David Friedman, President Trump's nominee to be America's next ambassador to Israel. I was impressed by this brilliant and passionate ma...
Good for arts & grim laughs
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of revelers distributed green lapel ribbons and admonished us all to "Remember the Bowling Green Massacre!" A Truth Fairy used her wand to zap alternative facts. Trump may be good for the a...
The real lessons of Middlebury College
by Thomas Sowell
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people seem shocked at the recent savagery of a mob of students at Middlebury College, who rioted to prevent Charles Murray from addressing a student group who had invited him to speak. They a...
Is Turkey lost to the West?
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long ago, a democratizing Turkey, with the second-largest army in NATO, appeared on track to join the European Union. That's not likely now, or perhaps ever. Last week, President Recep Tayyip E...