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Five-time NJCAA champion EMCC announces 2019 football schedule

Posted 5/17/2019 in National Columns

With five national junior college football championships in eight years, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will bid to make NJCAA history during the upcoming season with a 2019 regular-season slate comprised of five home games and four road contests.

 

Mona Charen: White males and abortion

Posted 5/17/2019 in National Columns

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., tweeted in response to anti-abortion legislation passed by the Alabama legislature: "I refuse to believe that these Republican men represent the views of most Alabamians. Their action is both unconstitutional and shameful. The people of Alabama deserve to be on the #rightsideofhistory -- not the side of extremists. Women deserve better."

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Who wants this war with Iran?

Posted 5/17/2019 in National Columns

Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Engineered babies and not-so-good intentions

Posted 5/16/2019 in National Columns

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Tariffs: The taxes that made America great

Posted 5/15/2019 in National Columns

As his limo carried him to work at the White House Monday, Larry Kudlow could not have been pleased with the headline in The Washington Post: "Kudlow Contradicts Trump on Tariffs."

 

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.: People are dying for nothing

Posted 5/14/2019 in National Columns

"You don't have to be the hero." That, John Castillo told NBC News Wednesday, is something he had advised his 18-year-old son, Kendrick. If ever a shooter invades your school, son, don't try to confront him, don't take the risk. But Castillo said Kendrick had other ideas, telling his dad that he would not hesitate to defend other people's lives.

 

 

Marc Dion: Got any naked pictures of your wife? Wanna buy some?

Posted 5/14/2019 in National Columns

I've already seen naked pictures of Pres. Donald Trump's wife, so why won't he let me see his taxes? Pardon me. I was educated by nuns. In the 1960s. Their laser focus on sin never left me, not even when I was sinning.

 

 

Other Editors: State's hard line on child vaccines is working

Posted 5/10/2019 in National Columns

Despite a scare, health officials said Friday that no one in Mississippi was infected after a traveler with measles visited the state last month.

 

 

Mona Charen: Should democrats avoid female candidates?

Posted 5/10/2019 in National Columns

Many Democratic voters are worried that a female candidate cannot win the presidency in 2020. "I don't think they're strong enough to carry it for themselves," an Iowa voter told The Washington Post. Amber Phillips reports that "female politicians are held by voters to a much higher standard than men," and points to polls showing that today's support for Elizabeth Warren (12 percent) and Kamala Harris (8 percent) drops to low single digits when voters are asked who is likely to defeat President Donald Trump.

 

Froma Harrop: Trump's economy is strong. Obama's was better

Posted 5/9/2019 in National Columns

"We're doing trade deals that are going to get you so much business you're not even going to believe it," President Trump told an American Farm Bureau Federation meeting in January. The attendees cheered.

 

Larry Elder: Trump's 'infrastructure' plan versus Obama's 'stimulus': What's the difference?

Posted 5/9/2019 in National Columns

What's the difference between the $2 trillion "infrastructure" plan that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and President Donald Trump have reportedly agreed to and then-President Barack Obama's so-called economic "stimulus"? Apart from the fact that the Schumer-Trump proposal is double the Obama price tag, the answer is: very little.

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Let Venezuela decide its own destiny

Posted 5/8/2019 in National Columns

"Who would be free themselves must strike the blow... "By their right arms the conquest must be wrought." So wrote Lord Byron of Greece's war of independence against the Turks, though the famed British poet would ignore his own counsel and die just days after arriving in Greece to join the struggle.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Everyone agrees. Robocalls are a scourge

Posted 5/7/2019 in National Columns

I oversee the care of an ailing man who's pushing 90. When I'm with him, the sound of his phone ringing sends a minor shock to my system. And his phone is ringing all the time.

 

 

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