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Patrick Buchanan: Dishonoring General Jackson

Posted 4/22/2016 in National Columns

In Samuel Eliot Morison's "The Oxford History of the American People," there is a single sentence about Harriet Tubman.

 

Kathleen Parker: Flush North Carolina's discriminatory bathroom law down the toilet

Posted 4/21/2016 in National Columns

As Archie Bunker might say, the world is going down the terlet. And how.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Is the GOP risking suicide?

Posted 4/20/2016 in National Columns

Donald Trump has brought out the largest crowds in the history of primaries. He has won the most victories, the most delegates, the most votes.

 

 

Thomas Sowell: Winners or whiners?

Posted 4/19/2016 in National Columns

If there is one pattern that is emerging from this year's political campaigns, it is that rhetoric beats reality -- in both parties.

 

 

Wyatt Emmerich: Back-to-back public relations blunders

Posted 4/18/2016 in National Columns

Our new Republican leaders are so desperate for new jobs, they'll fork over billions in taxpayers' money to bribe big foreign companies to come to Mississippi.

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: America's imperial overstretch

Posted 4/16/2016 in National Columns

This week, SU-24 fighter-bombers buzzed a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Russian planes carried no missiles or bombs. Message: What are you Americans doing here?

 

Jamie Stiehm: New book offers fresh perspectives on Lincolns, Abe and Mary Todd

Posted 4/16/2016 in National Columns

It's high Lincoln season, bittersweet as it can be in remembrance of the slain Civil War president. Into the spring mix, noted author and journalist Sidney Blumenthal brings a breathtaking new view of Abraham Lincoln in his forthcoming book, "A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln." (Yes, that Sidney Blumenthal of email fame and furor, a senior adviser to Hillary Clinton and earlier, to President Bill Clinton.)

 

 

Thomas Sowell: The 'voice of the people' fallacy

Posted 4/16/2016 in National Columns

We hear many fallacies in election years. The fallacy that seems to be most popular this year is that, if Donald Trump comes close to getting the 1,237 delegates required to become the Republican nominee, and that nomination goes instead to someone else, then the convention will have ignored "the voice of the people."

 

 

Leonard Pitts: War's moral dilemmas

Posted 4/15/2016 in National Columns

It was 15 minutes after midnight when the bombs began to fall.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Can the GOP get together in Cleveland?

Posted 4/9/2016 in National Columns

After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching delegates in states he has won, like Louisiana, Donald Trump either wins on the first ballot at Cleveland, or Trump does not win.

 

Jamie Stiehm: Notes on a Wisconsin political season

Posted 4/9/2016 in National Columns

The Wisconsin primary was a moment for all candidates concerned. It delivered a jolt to brash Donald Trump, who lost to smarmy Ted Cruz.

 

Leonard Pitts: Doesn't Mississippi have more pressing concerns?

Posted 4/9/2016 in National Columns

A portrait of Mississippi.

 

 

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