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Our next Mideast war – Syria
by Pat Buchanan
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jeb Bush has spent time debating with himself over whether he would have started the war his brother launched on Iraq. When he figures it out, hopefully, our would-be president will focus in on the...
Democrat’s rewrite of MAEP’s history short on fact
by Sid Salter
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – After a long period of seeming political inaction, Democrats in the Mississippi House of Representatives are beginning to push back against the Republican majority. In great measure, t...
Scott Walker's problem of national coverage
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Being outside of Washington, D.C., is usually an advantage for a presidential aspirant as he confronts the crowded field of potential Republican candidates. Away from the taint and dealmaking of Wa...
Do not go gentle
by Rheta Johnson
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I don't know exactly what all I feel about Dave Letterman retiring, except old, very old. It's like the first time you realize you're older than Miss America, which seals the deal you already suspe...
Legislative candidates prep for August primaries
by Emily Wagster Pettus
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON — Mississippi politicians are gearing up for a busy summer campaign season. One legislative race worth watching is a Democratic primary that pits two incumbent state senators against each o...
Can Hillary reverse decline in Democratic turnout?
by Michael Barone
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bill Clinton won the presidency in 1992 by running as a different kind of Democrat from previous nominees. Hillary Clinton, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post reports, is hoping to win the presiden...
Obama's hot-air commencement address
by Cal Thomas
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I didn't attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn't want to listen to a boring speaker, likely unaffiliate...
The return of Sid Vicious
by Rich Lowry
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Charity Navigator should make this an informal rule: If your charity is employing Sidney Blumenthal, it automatically goes on the watch list. The ethical controversies around Hillary Clinton and th...
Gaming revenues on the decline
by Wyatt Emmerich
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Sugar Ditch is broke after 20 years of living the high life. In 2006, river gaming revenues peaked in the river counties at about $1.7 billion. Now it’s under a billion. That’s a huge blow to this ...
Biography offers honest look at the 'senator’s senator'
by Sid Salter
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – In writing a biography of the late U.S. Sen. John C. Stennis, Don H. Thompson – who holds a doctoral degree in forestry from Mississippi State University – did not attempt to produce a...
Huck can beat Hillary
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I was there in 1993 when Mike Huckabee beat the vaunted Clinton machine in their Arkansas backyard, even as the president pulled all the strings he could to defeat the Republican's upstart bid for ...
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