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Hagel didn't start the fire
by Pat Buchanan
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam war veteran and the lone Republican on Obama's national security team, has been fired. And John McCain's assessment is dead on. Hagel, he said, "was never r...
Nobody is pushing Thomas Piketty's policies
by Michael Barone
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last spring, you may remember, the French economist Thomas Piketty was all the rage in certain enlightened circles. His book "Capital" shot up to the No. 1 spot on bestseller lists, and many econom...
Beware of our betters
by Thomas Sowell
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got ObamaCare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream me...
Bipartisan prison contract review board features strong characters
by Sid Salter
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – If anyone was expecting Gov. Phil Bryant to appoint a state Department of Corrections contract review task force panel that was a Republican rubber stamp crew, they are likely disappoi...
Obama is shamefully careless of his oaths
by Rich Lowry
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
To think that President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office four times (through accidents of circumstance, twice each time he was elected). Taking the oath must have become such old hat that ...
Ronald Reagan inspired our nation
by Wyatt Emmerich
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been fifty years since Ronald Reagan made his national political debut. The recent Republican congressional victories prove that Reagan’s cherished ideals of liberty and small government still...
Let’s reform immigration to encourage immigrants
by Michael Barone
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“When the facts change, I change my mind,” economist John Maynard Keynes said when charged with inconsistency. “What do you do, sir?” As President Obama threatens to stretch his power to faithfully...
Obama is going rogue president
by Pat Buchanan
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Asserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive amnesty to 4 to 5 million illegal aliens. He will order the U.S....
Why Democrats lack working class appeal
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After their massive defeats in the midterm elections many Democrats are calling for the party to move away from its emphasis on social issues and embrace a call for higher wages and an end to stagn...
Bryant’s proposal reflects election-year sensibilities
by Sid Salter
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Gov. Phil Bryant presented an executive budget recommendation that addresses some of the thorny issues that he will confront along with the Republican legislative majority, Lt. Gov. Ta...
A legacy of liberalism
by Thomas Sowell
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said there were "phrases that serve as an excuse for not thinking." One of these phrases that substitute for thought today is one that depicts the curren...
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