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‘A hell of a foray’
by Rich Lowry
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry's ill-fated act of Israel-Hamas peacemaking, he might call it "a hell of a diplomatic...
Bushels of love for Peck
by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. -- Imagine if your life were highlighted in a short, moving ceremony and condensed to its essence. What would they say about you? Edwin "Peck" Rowell of Loachapoka, Ala., recent...
Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?
by Cal Thomas
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer. So is Hollywood. Entertainment Weekly calls gr...
The anger is understandable, the meanness is not
by Charlie Mitchell
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD -- A lithe young singer, Taylor Swift, had a big hit with “Mean” four years ago. The song is a picked-on teen’s lament that her classmates are cruel. “You, with your words like knives and sw...
A GOP ultimatum to Vlad
by Pat Buchanan
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November. But before traditional conservatives cheer that prospect, th...
Cease the cease-fires
by Thomas Sowell
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East -- Arab and Israeli alike -- were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere...
Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi
by BRIAN SCHWANER
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW ORLEANS -- The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard tends to be a l...
Fighting parasitic bureaucracies and crony capitalism
by Michael Barone
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"Pare down the parasitic fringe" of government. "Favor a gospel of work" instead of aristocratic entitlement. "Rationalize finance" and "reverse the Parkinson's law of bureaucracy." All that sounds...
Black citizens want to have a say in election
by Robert J. Walker
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
During the June 2014 Republican Primary in Mississippi, black voters in the deep red state of Mississippi shocked the political world by helping Thad Cochran win the Republican Primary for Senator....
History ignored in debate over black vote in GOP Senate primary
by Sid Salter
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Reaction to the fact that black voters were either invited or influenced to take part in a Mississippi Republican second primary vote has run the gamut from histrionics to humor, but the fact is th...
Is Putin worse than Stalin?
by Patrick Buchanan
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was impo...
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