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The media and the mob
by Thomas Sowell
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority. We all know what has happen...
Is the Ferguson nightmare just beginning?
by Roger Simon
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Could it be that our long national nightmare is just beginning? Could it be that after decade upon decade of refusing to address the cost of racism in America, the bill has finally come due? The pr...
Forgetting the meaning of freedom
by Ben Carson
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people in this country were shocked when the U.S. Navy recently announced the removal of all Bibles from military hotels under their control. This was in response to pressure from the Freedom ...
Free Rick Perry
by Rich Lowry
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It tells you much about the laughable indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that it has made him a figure of bipartisan sympathy. Perry was indicted last week for the offense of vetoing an appropriat...
Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri
by Cal Thomas
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd." These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a cert...
2015 forecast: No merging from the political right lane
by Sid Salter
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – While legal precedent and political realities suggest that state Sen. Chris McDaniel faces an exceedingly slim chance of prevailing in his legal challenge to the outcome of the state R...
Random thoughts on the passing scene
by Thomas Sowell
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I don’t know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television -- and even punishmen...
Whatever you do, don’t shoot a writer
by Rheta Johnson
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. — I’ve met some brave people in my life: survivors of war, politics, natural disasters -- and one heroic woman in the Mississippi Delta who lived most of her life in an iron l...
Is Ferguson our future?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“America is on trial,” said Rev. Al Sharpton from the pulpit of Greater St Mark’s Family Church in Ferguson, Missouri. At issue, the shooting death of Michael Brown, Saturday a week ago, on the mai...
It’s too easy to generalize about shootings by police
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — A problem with public outrage when citizens — especially young citizens — are shot and killed by police is that no two situations are alike. Or at least not exactly alike. As the saying go...
Teen births down in Miss., other states
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON -- Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said for years that one of his top goals is reducing Mississippi's teenage pregnancy rate, long one of the highest in the nation. Now, he says his adminis...
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