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The education of Scott Walker
by Rich Lowry
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Scott Walker belongs to an embattled minority that happens to be most of the population. The root of this paradox is that Walker is an outlier among the political class in not having graduated from...
Chris Cuomo: 'Our rights do not come from God'
by Cal Thomas
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
"... the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God." (John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961) It isn't often that a member of the media reveals ...
Giuliani versus Obama
by Thomas Sowell
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in one sense out of all proportion to that remark – esp...
House votes to help vets, small cities and counties
by Nick Bain
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, most of our time was spent working on appropriation and revenue bills. It appears that the state’s budget will be about $6 billion for Fiscal Year 2016, which begins July 1. The Appropri...
Looks like state will have a governor’s race
by Sid Salter
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Mississippi is going to have a contested governor’s race in 2015 after all – well, after a fashion. The entry of successful Madison attorney Vicki Slater into the race guarantees incum...
Obama's 'reckless disregard' of the law
by Michael Barone
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Reckless disregard. It's a phrase in legal writing that means "gross negligence without concern for danger to others." And it's a phrase that characterizes much of the attitude toward law of an adm...
We have met the enemy
by Ben Carson
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The graphic pictures of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive by militants from the Islamic State, or ISIS, were chilling and raised doubts about the humanity of the Islamic terrorists capable of su...
State contract reform laws should bear careful scrutiny
by Sid Salter
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
STARKVILLE – Is it any wonder that the Mississippi Legislature is actively, earnestly debating legislation that seeks to improve the process of how government contracts are awarded to remove opport...
Creep meets girl
by Rich Lowry
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Thelma and Louise should be appalled. Almost 25 years after their epic road movie attacked "conventional patterns of chauvinist male behavior toward females" (in the words of one critic), here arri...
Turner proposes expanding competitive bidding
by Wyatt Emmerich
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
State representative Jerry Turner from Baldwyn knows about competition. As a businessman running grocery stores, his company must work hard to bring customers good products at a fair price. It’s no...
Putin has quarrels with US
by Pat Buchanan
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hopefully, the shaky truce between Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko, brokered in Minsk by Angela Merkel, will hold. For nothing good, but much evil, could come of broadening and length...
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