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Two marijuana initiatives vying for ballot spot
by Sid Salter
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – There are now formally two initiative-and-referendum efforts underway to get a marijuana legalization question in front of Mississippi voters in 2016. The first one is Initiative 48, s...
'A new Dark Age'
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"If God does not exist, then everything is permissible." Ivan Karamazov's insight came to mind while watching the video of Deborah Nucatola of Planned Parenthood describe, as she sipped wine and ta...
Iran deal flunks in polls
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark Twain said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics." The recent Washington Post/ABC News Poll is a good example of the third kind. Published last week, the survey led ...
Divided Democrats causing problems for party
by Michael Barone
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
America's two major political parties have a difficult task: amassing a 51 percent coalition in a nation that has always been – not just now, but from the beginning – regionally, religiously, racia...
Three wise women
by Rheta Johnson
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Turns out you have to finagle for parking in downtown Montgomery, Ala., on a weeknight. Condos are rising; clubs are hopping. I arrive early because I don't want to be late. I am here to meet for d...
The fact-free left
by Thomas Sowell
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The outrage over another multiple murder of American military personnel on American soil by another Islamic extremist has been exacerbated by the fact that these military people had been ordered to...
The toxic worldview of Ta-Nehisi Coates
by Rich Lowry
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Moses gave us the Ten Commandments. Paul gave us the Epistles. And Ta-Nehisi gave us "Between the World and Me." The new book by Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, in the form of a letter to his son...
Initiative 51 state term limits effort is cleaner
by Sid Salter
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Mississippi voters have rejected term limits each time the question has come before them, but the United Conservative Fund group led by state Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, wants t...
Why selling baby parts should shock no one
by Cal Thomas
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"...if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become." -- Leon Kass, M.D., "Toward a More Natural Science" What is most shocking about an undercover video of a conversation between De...
Obama kneecaps Congress
by Rich Lowry
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
If only President Barack Obama were as hard-nosed and clever in undermining our adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congress, the country's strategic position might be transformed. The Ira...
The plot thickens with GOP candidates
by Marty Wiseman
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With each passing day the anticipation of the first debate among the 15 or 16 Republican Presidential candidates grows more intense. Under the Fox format only the top 10 will make onto the stage. W...
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