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News doesn’t come any harder
by Rheta Johnson
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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...
The Forever War
by Pat Buchanan
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The strategy that President Obama laid out Wednesday night to “degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL,” is incoherent, inconsistent and, ultimately, non-credible. A year a...
Nunnelee looks more than capable of more service
by Sid Salter
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
TUPELO — One bright spot during the visitation and funeral of Mississippi State University radio broadcaster Jack Cristil was the opportunity to see and talk with my old college classmate and frien...
Why Hillary hates Iowa
by Roger Simon
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
INDIANOLA, Iowa — “Hello, Iowa!” says Hillary Clinton, who has not set foot in Iowa for six years and eight months and in fact, until quite recently, has loathed the place. She cautiously enunciate...
Snap out of it, Mr. President
by Roger Simon
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I wish the president would go golfing again. Really. He skipped it Sunday, a beautiful day, because he wanted to show the nation that he now finally understands the bad “optics” of golfing while fr...
August jobs data point way toward GOP victory
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid the media focus on the basic data in the August jobs report – that the economy “added” 143,000 jobs – is the figure that will underscore the Republican efforts to take the Senate. During the m...
Crime and punishment, with compassion
by Ben Carson
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The incident in which Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice savagely beat his fiancee in an elevator has garnered much attention, largely because the savagery was captured on video. The video evok...
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