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Is Trump the heir to Reagan?
by Patrick Buchanan
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among his first questions to President Reagan was to ask him to assess th...
Today's turn of the century problems
by Michael Barone
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Is America in a new Gilded Age? That's the contention of Republican political consultant Bruce Mehlman, and in a series of 35 slides, he makes a strong case. In many ways, problems facing America t...
The great regulatory rollback of 2017
by Rich Lowry
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
One by one, the artifacts of President Barack Obama's rule by administrative fiat are tumbling. The latest is his signature Clean Power Plan that Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott...
America's pain could be yours tomorrow
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Oct 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Northern California is suffering with some of the worse fires in that state's history. Twenty-three people have been reportedly killed with at least 285 people reported missing. Communities and ove...
Some do want to take away guns
by Larry Elder
Oct 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost immediately after the Las Vegas shooting came the calls for "common sense" gun control. The quest almost always begins with a reassurance that "no one wants to take away your guns." Not ever...
Censorship strikes in Seattle
by Cal Thomas
Oct 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If it were a plague, the government would rush to quarantine the infected, as occurred during Europe's Black Death in the 14th century. An immigration debate at Seattle University School of Law is ...
State in national spotlight for health program at UMMC
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Our state has a well-known record of success in telehealth, having launched groundbreaking health-care initiatives that were once unimaginable. On October 5, the University of Mississippi Medical C...
Trump makes important step on religious freedom
by Star Parker
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Arguing for protection of religious freedom, the Trump administration has opened the door for employers to withdraw from the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring them to provide birth control cove...
It's time for Tillerson to go
by Rich Lowry
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If Secretary of State Rex Tillerson resigned, how would anyone know? He has become the nation's least influential top diplomat in recent memory. His relationship with the president of the United St...
Inactivity is not good for us
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A happier life is an active life. Doing nothing does not generate much in the realm of feeling good about yourself and is detrimental to your health.  A friend of mine reflected on his career and o...
Trump embraces the culture war
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To attend the Indianapolis Colts game where the number of the legendary Peyton Manning was to be retired, Vice President Mike Pence, a former governor of Indiana, flew back from Las Vegas. With him...
Does China have the secret to education?
by Lenore Skenazy
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Four months after Lenora Chu and her family arrived in Shanghai from the U.S. in 2010, Shanghai high schoolers scored tops in the world in math, reading and science. America landed somewhere in the...
Why criticize Harvey Weinstein?
by Cal Thomas
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom's instruction." (Proverbs 29:18) Ancient wisdom from a Higher Authority, which is available to anyo...
Remake of ‘Casablanca’ to be set in Mississippi?
by Charlie Mitchell
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD  — It’s one of the most famous movies ever, with many memorable lines. One comes to mind whenever cavalier handling of public funds comes to light in Mississippi. It’s where Capt. Renauld bl...
More students graduate without passing tests
by Jeff Amy
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi's improving high school graduation rate is one piece of good news in a state where the education picture has often been dismal. But new numbers could indicate those impro...
The dead soul of Stephen Paddock
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
What was his motive? Why did he do it? Why did Stephen Paddock, 64, rent rooms at the Mandalay Bay hotel, sneak in an arsenal of guns, a dozen of them converted to fully automatic, and rain down de...
When memories are triggered by fall
by Ray Mosby
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“And the days dwindle down to a precious few…September…November…”—Anderson and Weill. ROLLING FORK —On the first official day of fall (technically the autumnal equinox) this year, it was 93 degrees...
Returning to golf
by Wyatt Emmerich
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After a 20 year hiatus, my golf bug is back. This is as planned. When the kids came along, I couldn’t afford the six hours to play golf. I switched to tennis. Now two sons are off to college. My 15...
A moment of unity in a disintegrating world
by Pat Buchanan
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
"An act of pure evil," said President Trump of the atrocity in Las Vegas, invoking our ancient faith: "Scripture teaches us the Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in...
Supreme court needs to help on gerrymandering
by Michael Barone
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Gill v. Whitford, a case challenging Wisconsin's legislative district lines as an unconstitutional Republican gerrymander. It's attracted att...