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Lee enjoyed marvelous law career
by Sid Salter
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The death of the retired Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice Roy Noble Lee Sr. should be noted for what it is – the passing of the man who led efforts to modernize the Mississippi ...
Two initiatives could neutralize funding issue
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they translate that love into public policy? Some believe more putting m...
Terror goal: Behavior modification of West
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron both missed the point in their characterization of the terror attacks in Europe. Obama was way off the mark calling it "violent extremism" a...
All my trials
by Rheta Johnson
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The second record album I ever owned was "In the Wind" by Peter, Paul and Mary. The first, a compilation of rock hits by various artists, including the inimitable Aretha Franklin singing "Sweet Bit...
Early presidential prospects
by Thomas Sowell
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign. Among the Democrats, Hillary Clinton is ho...
Selma, 50 years on
by Pat Buchanan
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On Martin Luther King Day, 2015, how stand race relations in America? "Selma," a film focused on the police clubbing of civil rights marchers led by Dr. King at Selma bridge in March of 1965, is be...
Where are conservative candidates for 2016?
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
All the focus is on the three major center-right candidates: Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney and Chris Christie. By jumping out early, each is laying his particular claim to portions of their common base of ...
The return of the war hero
by Rich Lowry
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Clint Eastwood's new movie, "American Sniper," marks the return of the American war hero. Heroism on the battlefield had never gone away, of course, far from it (witness the Medal of Honors awarded...
Freedom of expression is not easy
by Charlie Mitchell
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — It took a year, but Tommy Williams got an answer: He was right. In the view of the Mississippi Ethics Commission, the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors was not acting legally when mem...
If it's not on TV, did it really happen?
by Roger Simon
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Republican Party recently released a list of nine "official" primary debates for the 2016 presidential campaign. The party wishes to avoid the debacle of 2012, in which voters were allowed to w...
The Challenging Road to Reconciliation
by Ben Carson
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A few days ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Edward Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association of the New York Police Department, to discuss potential ways to improve com...
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