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Is 2016 redrawing the political map?
by Michael Barone
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Is the political map, so familiar that even non-pundits offhandedly refer to red, blue and purple states, changing before our eyes? Yes, at least to a limited extent -- and it's probably about time...
Lots of smoke here, Hillary
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Prediction: If Hillary Clinton wins, within a year of her inauguration, she will be under investigation by a special prosecutor on charges of political corruption, thereby continuing a family tradi...
To ID or not to ID?
by Cal Thomas
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Every election cycle we must endure challenges and allegations about fraud (conservatives) and discrimination (liberals) when it comes to voter ID laws. This year is no different. A federal court r...
Doctors’ advice: It’s time to opt in to Medicaid expansion
by Charlie Mitchell
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — During the past two and a half years, dozens of factual studies and reports have accumulated from states that expanded Medicaid as part of Obamacare. Perhaps in light of these reports, Mis...
Immigration reform issues are slowly evolving in Mississippi
by Sid Salter
Aug 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – A decade ago, while serving as state auditor, Phil Bryant offered taxpayers a performance audit entitled “The Impact of illegal Immigration on Mississippi: Costs and Population Trends....
As the cultural war rages, can we live together?
by Star Parker
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Religious liberty concerns continue to weigh heavily on church-going Americans. In a recent survey from Pew Research, 40 percent of those who reported attending church in the last few months said t...
Trump comeback is in high gear
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you wondering whether Donald Trump can win? He can. In fact, in the past week and a half he's been winning. He's moved up in all polls and is tied or ahead in the two online polls (Zogby and L....
Tired of our current universe? Try joining Trump
by Roger Simon
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Even as a guy who won't release his tax returns, Donald Trump has become America's leading crime fighter. He doesn't want people to know how much money he makes or how much he pays in taxes or how ...
A clash of police policies
by Thomas Sowell
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid the rioting in Milwaukee, there is also a clash between two leading lawmen there -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and the city of Milwaukee's Chief of Police Edward Flynn. They have ve...
The Colin Powell defense
by Rich Lowry
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The influence that Colin Powell has over Hillary Clinton is something to behold. His word is her command. When he tells her to break the law and endanger the nation's secrets, she doesn't hesitate....
A shout-out about Whispering Bill's book
by Rheta Johnson
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It's almost like one of those "Where's Waldo?" books, when you find the man in the funny cap on every page in every location in every situation. The subtitle of Whisperin' Bill Anderson's new book,...
Sheriff David Clarke speaks truth
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing up, I watched a lot of Westerns. In addition to the cowboy hero, the town sheriff was almost always a model of integrity. He stood for law and order against bank robbers, cattle rustlers an...
Sympathy for victims can be misdirected
by Michael Barone
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Victims aren't always virtuous. That's a sad lesson that people learn from life. Human beings have a benign instinct to help those who are hurt through no cause of their own. But those they help do...
A Eulogy for John J. McLaughlin
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Issue one! To understand John McLaughlin, it was helpful to have been a 13-year-old entering an all-boys Jesuit school in the 1950s. For when John yelled "Wronnng" at me from his center chair of "T...
Once called soft some ask if state tests too hard
by Jeff Amy
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Beneath the back-and-forth last week over how many Mississippi public schools should get As was the undertow of another question — has the state gone from grading its kids too...
Trump puts spotlight on minority issues
by Thomas Sowell
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Who would have thought that Donald Trump, of all people, would be addressing the fact that the black community suffers the most from a breakdown of law and order? But sanity on racial issues is suf...
Is there a right not to be offended or uncomfortable?
by Sid Salter
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Part of the evolution of post-Internet life in our society is the growing notion – particularly in the media and on university campuses – is the notion that consumers of content (print...
To Russia, with love
by Rich Lowry
Aug 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
So much for the old accusation that the Republican Party has a "Cold War mentality." Or if it still does, it has switched sides. The 2016 presidential campaign continues to play out like a Christop...
It ain't over till it's over
by Pat Buchanan
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"I did it my way," crooned Sinatra. Donald Trump is echoing Ol' Blue Eyes with the latest additions to his staff. Should he lose, he prefers to go down to defeat as Donald Trump, and not as some sy...
What the past can teach us
by Cal Thomas
Aug 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
While we shouldn't live in the past, we can certainly learn from it. We are not the first humans to walk the Earth and yet too many, especially the young, suffer from the conceit that history is ju...