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Why do Americans hate America?
by Cal Thomas
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have fo...
Book gives parents unique advice
by Thomas Sowell
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two, three or even four, can appreciate what a blessing it can be to ...
Act establishes path to ensure skilled readers
by Dr. Carey M. Wright
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Being a good reader is critical to success in school. That’s why Mississippi’s youngest students started this school year with classes that provide a greater emphasis on literacy. This effort is pa...
On ISIS, Congress should vote
by Rich Lowry
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
We have as close to a national consensus as possible in the war against ISIS. Polls show the public wants strong measures. Practically everyone on the political spectrum says the terror group shoul...
Fine print raises doubts of both approaches to MAEP ‘full funding’
by Sid Salter
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE — Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove wants Mississippi to sue its way to so-called “full funding” of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), while other well-intentioned public educa...
Bryant emphasizes distrust of refugee program
by Jeff Amy
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant’s distrust of President Barack Obama is flaring again. The Republican is once more citing something he fears Washington will do in his decision for Mississippi to stop ac...
News doesn’t come any harder
by Rheta Johnson
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
McCLELLANVILLE, S.C. — Highway 17 heading north from Charleston is the kind of funky, low-country trail I love. Roadside vendors sell sweetgrass baskets made in Gullah tradition, and late-summer fl...
Obama forced by events to reverse course
by Michael Barone
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Iraq, immigration, inversion. On all three of the issues referred to, President Obama finds himself forced by events to do something he dislikes – and he’s in trouble with much of his Democratic Pa...
Uber facing pressure globally
by Charlie Mitchell
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — A rising and enterprising international car service finds itself at the intersection of civics and technology. In Mississippi and elsewhere, this means the company has been and continues t...
The halfhearted war on terror
by Rich Lowry
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Only President Barack Obama would feel compelled to mention the success of the American auto industry in a speech rallying the nation for a long war of annihilation against a vile terror group. Thr...
Mob rule economics
by Thomas Sowell
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by mob rule. There is nothing democratic about mob rule. It means tha...
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