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Trump's half-serious, half-fantasy immigration plan
by Michael Barone
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump's six-page platform on immigration may not be, as Ann Coulter wrote, "the greatest political document since the Magna Carta." But given the issue's role in elevating the candidate to l...
Katrina insecurity over being forgotten returns
by Jeff Amy
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — On Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary, is it time to take off the chip? By now, everyone knows about Mississippi's post-storm insecurity, its angst about being overshadowed by all the m...
Yes, pander to Trump on immigration plan
by Rich Lowry
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump's rise in the polls is inextricably linked to the issue of immigration. He probably wouldn't have achieved liftoff without it, and now that his campaign has entered a new phase of semi...
Epps scandal had roots in private prison expansion
by Sid Salter
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – In great measure, the emerging judicial and political fallout from the bribery scandal surrounding former Mississippi commissioner of public safety Chris Epps had its origins in Missis...
Everybody may be equal, but every opinion is not
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — The civic club speech ended, the applause faded. Members formed a line to shake the speaker’s hand, assure her how much they appreciated her words. She was inspiring. She was awesome. Ever...
Hillary: Nominee or indictee?
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
While perhaps too early for Democratic elites to panic and begin bailing out on Hillary Clinton's campaign as a doomed vessel, they would be well advised not to miss any of the lifeboat drills. For...
The strange death of the center-left
by Michael Barone
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1935 George Dangerfield published "The Strange Death of Liberal England, 1910-1914," a vivid account of how Britain's center-left Liberal Party, dominant for a century, collapsed amid conflicts ...
No trophy for you
by Rich Lowry
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
NFL quarterbacks fear Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison. So should participation trophies, the ubiquitous trinkets given to children for merely showing up and rounding out the rosters o...
Biography offers honest view of civil rights pioneer
by Sid Salter
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The new biography “Aaron Henry of Mississippi: Inside Agitator”(University of Arkansas Press, 365 pages) by Minion K.C. Morrison, head of the Mississippi State University Political Sci...
State flag a potent election-year issue
by Emily Wagster Pettus
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — On a sidewalk outside the Mississippi Governor's Mansion on a hot summer's evening, an interracial group of about 80 people prayed for state leaders to remove the Confederate battle emble...
Boot camp not benefits
by Cal Thomas
Aug 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BELFAST, Northern Ireland – Since his party's impressive election victory in May, Prime Minister David Cameron is moving quickly to fulfill his campaign promise to ensure welfare benefits are no lo...
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