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The equal-pay canard
by Rich Lowry
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
To paraphrase the line often attributed to Mark Twain, there are lies, damn lies and the "equal pay" statistic. The factoid that women earn only 77 cents of every dollar earned by men is the focal ...
Kerry's Middle East folly
by Cal Thomas
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
After his spectacular, but predictable, failure to move forward the "peace process" between Israel and the Palestinian side, Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will now "evaluate"...
Doris Kearns Goodwin: Lincoln was actually sexy
by Roger Simon
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Doris Kearns Goodwin is a petite person who writes about towering figures -- Lyndon Johnson, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, the Kennedys. She sat in a hushed meet...
Voter fraud tainted 2012 election
by Dick Morris
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Allegations of voter fraud fly back and forth in modern American politics, each based on episodic personal observations or on anomalous electoral outcomes. But now for the very first time, comes co...
We must return to what works
by Cal Thomas
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Fiscal Times reported last week that the State Department has missing files or incomplete files for more than $6 billion in State Department contracts. Steve Linick, State's inspector general, ...
Focus on the big picture
by Ben S. Carson
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Imagine a situation in which there is an earthquake that destroys a suspension bridge over a deep canyon. A passenger train is speeding toward the location, and those in charge realize there is a p...
Dreams of tossing tech
by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Six inches of snow out the window where the azaleas ought to be. I am in Colorado for a few weeks, and my dogs are back home in Mississippi. My work computer has taken on...
States exploring all options over road and bridge repair funding
by Sid Salter
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
While there were a number of legislative victories during the 2014 session of the Mississippi Legislature, lawmakers could not reach agreement on a long term fix for an old problem – the fact that ...
Legislative success stories may take time
by Sid Salter
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
It was with no small amount of relief that I watched our neighbors in Indiana, Tennessee and Missouri battle over the title as the “methamphetamine capital of the U.S.” The most recent Top 10 state...
Jeremiah Denton for the ages
by Rich Lowry
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Jeremiah Denton, the Vietnam War POW who has died at age 89, uttered one of the great statements of defiance in American history. In 1965, he was shot down in his A-6 during a bombing run over Nort...
Truman was human
by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
Apr 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Truman was human, and, as president, made his share of mistakes. Say it again with different emphasis. Harry Truman was human, and it was that very humanity, his honesty, his e...
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