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Weingarten smears school choice
by Rich Lowry
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, is paid not to tell the truth about school choice, and she deserves a raise. In a speech last week, she purported to uncover the ...
Room for improvement in America’s discourse
by Charlie Mitchell
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — The weird thing about ad hominem responses is sometimes they trigger laughter and sometimes they trigger mortal combat. As evidenced by the fact that ad hominem Latin, there’s nothing new ...
Giuliani should replace Sessions
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Jeff Sessions, in recusing himself from the two crucial matters before his office, the phony Russia investigation and the issues surrounding the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton's conduct as ...
Police issues are difficult
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Jul 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A Minnesota police office murdered Justine Damond. According to reports she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault nearby her apartment where she lived. According to reports two police offi...
The looming Republican disgrace
by Rich Lowry
Jul 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn't: The Republicans may well still be The Stupid Party. That Obamacar...
Agency trying to clip its own backlog
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Jul 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON (AP) — A Mississippi agency that many people describe as a bureaucratic nightmare is getting a long-needed makeover. The state Board of Cosmetology recently hired a new executive director, ...
Is Iran in our sights now?
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender." Thus does our Churchill, Newt Gingrich, dismiss, in dealing with Iran, the policy o...
Porking out with your money
by Cal Thomas
Jul 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to eliminate governmental waste and fraud, just released its "2017 Congressional Pig Book," an annual publica...
Looking back at the Detroit riots
by Michael Barone
Jul 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years ago this weekend, a deadly urban riot began in Detroit. It started around 3:30 a.m., when police arrested 85 patrons of a blind pig -- an illegal after-hours bar -- in the midst of an a...
The party of bad faith?
by Rich Lowry
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If the Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare ultimately fails, it will be a lesson in the wages of political bad faith. The current path of the Senate bill has plenty of obstacles, inc...
Collusion charges cut both ways
by Larry Elder
Jul 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
During President Bill Clinton's 1996 campaign for re-election, several individuals allegedly worked on behalf of the Chinese government to influence the presidential election in favor of Clinton. "...
Wicker calls for action on nominees
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I welcome the recent announcement that the Senate will remain in session during the August weeks traditionally dedicated to state work. For months, Democrats have been using procedural tactics to s...
Liberal values are bankrupting us
by Star Parker
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: "Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Moral Issues." Gallup has be...
The real crimes of Russiagate
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For a year, the big question of Russiagate has boiled down to this: Did Donald Trump's campaign collude with the Russians in hacking the DNC? And until last week, the answer was "no." As ex-CIA dir...
Anti-Trump overreach could backfire
by Michael Barone
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Overreach. Donald Trump seems to have an uncanny knack for prompting overreach by his opponents and critics. This often hurts him and the country. But it has the potential to hurt those doing the o...
Some things stay the same
by Cal Thomas
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"The more things change, the more they stay the same."(French proverb) While scanning YouTube videos, I came across an appearance by Ronald Reagan on "The Tonight Show," hosted by Johnny Carson. Th...
Medicaid cuts can be cushioned
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Moderate Republicans profess to be concerned about cuts in Medicaid spending in the new, improved Senate Obamacare replacement bill. But there are key ways to cushion these cuts so that they do not...
‘Silo’ generation seeks ‘everything’ communities
by Charlie Mitchell
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — The new crop of Americans has several markers, experts say. One helps explain why fewer of them choose to live in Mississippi. First, some of the other distinctions: A primary trait is the...
Cool treats define summer
by Lenore Skenazy
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Cold, delicious and on a stick. Who do we have to thank for that combo? Well, if it weren't for Frank Epperson, we wouldn't have the Popsicle. And if it weren't for his kids, we'd be licking Epsicl...
Look at the Russia baiters and Putin haters
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"Is Russia an enemy of the United States?" NBC's Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, "Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug." To Hillary ...