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Legislature balances budget in waning days
by Nick Bain
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As you read this, the 2015 Legislative session may be over. If not, it’s close to sine die, which this year is scheduled for Easter Sunday. Last weekend, conference committees worked all day Saturd...
Closed meetings can feed false public impressions
by Jeff Amy
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — One lesson of the Dan Jones fiasco? While government boards in Mississippi can legally meet behind closed doors to discuss many issues, the public can be left dumbfounded when a board tak...
High court decision bolsters state law
by Sid Salter
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – The most recent action of the U.S. Supreme Court would seem to suggest that Mississippi will conduct our 2015 statewide elections with the state’s voter identification laws in place. D...
Hillary is dead in water
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
She can't announce. Can't raise funds. Can't even face the allegations against her. While her political advisors may be urging her to be outspoken in her own defense, her lawyers are doubtless advi...
Is the European Union dying?
by Pat Buchanan
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
As the European Coal and Steel Community of Jean Monnet evolved into the EU, we were told a "United States of Europe" was at hand, modeled on the USA. And other countries and continents will inevit...
A latte with a shot of cowardice
by Roger Simon
Mar 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Starbucks is such a fat target that you have to be nuts not to take a swing at it. The coffee costs so much that some people call the place "Fivebucks." English is not good enough for it. You have ...
The learning curve of a candidate
by Ben Carson
Mar 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
As we stand about 20 months out from Election Day 2016, I have much to learn in terms of becoming both a better candidate and a better potential president of the United States. I do not take the op...
A simple question
by Thomas Sowell
Mar 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards. The simple question was asked by Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel, and it was addressed to two De...
The power of forgiveness
by Cal Thomas
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Turn on the news and you expect to see people of different races and politics denouncing each other. That's why what happened last week on "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly's Fox News program, was so r...
A sick duck in Djibouti
by Rheta Johnson
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When I was a child, I wanted to be, at various times depending on the day and the strength of the Sunday School lesson, a veterinarian, or a missionary or perhaps a veterinarian missionary saving p...
Prison system is like big rock in garden
by Wyatt Emmerich
Mar 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) reform task force held an open hearing in downtown Jackson at the Woolfolk building. About a hundred people attended. The task force was appointed b...
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