Jul 29

UN: ISIS Orders Women and Girls in Mosul to Undergo Genital Mutilation

Noah Rayman @noahrayman  TIME.com “This is not the will of Iraqi people,” U.N. humanitarian coordinator says Islamic extremists who control parts of northern Iraq have ordered girls and women in and around the city of Mosul to undergo female Read more [...]

Jul 29

Hating Your Own by Alexander Scipio

People rarely acknowledge that they don’t know what they don’t know. But people like that should never be in positions of authority or power. The post-war conceit of the West that history has ended and all want what we want has created entire generations Read more [...]

Jul 29

Political Cartoons for July 29, 2014

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Jul 29

THE RICH LOWRY COLUMN: Union Drama at the Metropolitan Opera

The fat lady will sing — but only in strict keeping with the work rules set out by the American Guild of Musical Artists. The Metropolitan Opera has a labor problem. Personnel expenses account for $200 million of the financially struggling Met’s $327 Read more [...]

Jul 28

Why We Remember Our Vets: Sergeant Walter R. Yates by Joseph B. St. John

Image a young 19 year old fresh-faced soldier risking his life behind enemy lines in WWII.  Eighty-nine year old Columbus, MS resident and Silver Star recipient Walter Yates does not have to imagine.  He lived the heroic deed. Walter Yates is a man Read more [...]

Jul 28

Our Failed Constitution by Alexander Scipio

The entire domestic authority of the President of the United States consists of ten words within Article 2 of the Constitution: “He shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed.” That’s it. Capacity to act when Congress doesn’t? Read more [...]

Jul 28

War And Peace – Israel, Hamas, And The Necessary Casualties Of War by Ron Parlato

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War and Peace is not a celebration of war, but close to it.  There is individual heroism, military strategy, and the din of battle. War and peace co-existed.  Early 19th century Petersburg was as glittering and sophisticated as ever while the Battle Read more [...]

Jul 28

SENIOR NEWS LINE by Matilda Charles: Niacin’s Dark Side

We can add one more item to the list of things we thought were good for us … and now know probably aren’t: niacin, aka vitamin B-3. Many of us with troublesome cholesterol levels have been on statins to reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack. Read more [...]

Jul 28

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH By Keith Roach, M.D.—Heart Risk: Like Father, Like Son

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 69. Two years ago, I had a heart attack followed by double bypass surgery; two vessels on the back of my heart were blocked. I had no symptoms. My doctor, family, friends and I were stunned. I was too healthy to have been struck by Read more [...]

Jul 27

Sunday Bible Time for July 27, 2014

  BIBLE TRIVIA by Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Malachi in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. What color is the great throne on which God sits while passing final judgment? Gold, Silver, Purple, White 3. In II Timothy 3, all scripture Read more [...]

Jul 27

Sunday Comics for July 27, 2014

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Jul 26

Political Cartoons for July 26, 2014

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Jul 26

Hocus—Focus for July 26, 2014

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Jul 25

Tunnels and the Laws of War by Alexander Scipio

This column by Ms. Caroline Glick is an important one. I suggest reading it. Hamas has dug tunnels beneath Israeli kindergarten rooms, and filled those tunnels with explosives. They have readied handcuffs and tranquilizers for use in the kidnapping Read more [...]

Jul 25

Common Core: A Different Perspective By Garthia Elena Halbert

Common Core Evens the Playing Field Ever notice how Mississippi is always ranked toward the bottom in education? As a Mississippi native, I’ve always wondered how this is so. I mean, I graduated from a high-performing school. And from what I’ve Read more [...]

Jul 25

Sweet Sorghum Living Short Tales: What Happens When I Forget the Thundershirt by Chasidy Hathorn

Hey, y’all! Welcome back to Sweet Sorghum Living Short Tales—where today’s post is going to be brief because I am totally caught up in an A-Team marathon. Raise your hand, if you are an A-Team fan. Who had an A-Team lunchbox? Favorite A-Team character? I Read more [...]

Jul 25

VETERANS POST by Freddy Groves: Burial Benefit Just Got Easier

As of July 2014, surviving spouses no longer need to apply for burial benefits after the death of a veteran. It used to be that survivors had to submit receipts and forms after the burial of a veteran, and then wait for the reimbursement check. The amounts Read more [...]

Jul 25

THIS IS A HAMMER by Samantha Mazzotta: Air Conditioner Alternatives

Q: What is the difference between an air conditioner and an evaporator? Is one better for my home? I just need something to cool the front room occasionally in the summertime, and I hate window units. — George F., Burlington, Vt. A: An evaporative Read more [...]

Jul 24

Photography Training this Saturday with Tim Thompson

                      Tim Thompson of Bradel Images, (www.bradelimages.com) will be putting on a Street Photography Workshop in Columbus, Mississippi this coming Read more [...]

Jul 24

Killing Arab Children by Alexander Scipio

Israel, again attacked, is again defending herself. Only those who never have experienced incoming artillery on their cities and families are complaining, and they are using a tack that any observant Westerner would find, at best, disingenuous: Palestinian Read more [...]

Jul 24

Posing As An Adult: When Did Emotion Become a Bad Thing? by Emily Gaither

Since childhood, I’ve been emotional. My family dubbed it “sensitive,” and I still am. Any time I would watch a sad movie, commercial or read something really poignant, I would tear up, involuntarily. I still do. I saw “Dead Poets Society” in Read more [...]

Jul 24

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Jul 23

Killing Christianity by Alexander Scipio

Muslims are killing Christians in Iraq (… and in Mali, Somalia, Kenya, Afghanistan, Thailand, Philippines…), taking over monasteries, and forcing Christians to “convert, pay tax or die.” This is exactly how Christians were treated under the Read more [...]

Jul 23

The Adventures of the VIP: Back-To-School Shopping & Tax Free Weekend By Abby Hathorn

Hello, fabulouses, and welcome back to The Adventures of the VIP! Can you believe it? Summer break is almost over, which means it is time to gear up for school’s fall term. *sad face* Although the idea of getting back in the swing of school is no fun, Read more [...]

Jul 23

DOLLARS AND SENSE BY David Uffington: Back-to-School Savings

“Back-to-school shopping” … the phrase sends shivers of dread down the spines of most parents. While some expenditures can’t be avoided, planning can go a long way toward minimizing the damage to your wallet. Here are eight ways to save: 1) Step Read more [...]

Jul 23

NOW HERE’S A TIP By JoAnn Derson

¥ Keep a pretty basket by your front door for anything you need to take along when you leave. This can be store returns, backpacks, exercise gear for the gym, your sunglasses, whatever. When you leave the house, check the basket! ¥ “I use small tension Read more [...]

Jul 22

ISIS TORCHES 1,200 YR-OLD MOSUL CHURCH, ETHNICALLY CLEANSES CHRISTIANS

by KURT NIMMO | INFOWARS.COM | JULY 22, 2014 Christians face death, rape, confiscation of property   ISIS is persecuting Christians in much the same the Nazis persecuted the Jews. The Islamic State, formerly ISIS, has burned the Syriac Read more [...]

Jul 22

Company That ‘Saved’ HealthCare.gov Faces Questions of Cronyism

Melissa Quinn / @MelissaQuinn97    The Daily Signal   Jarred by the defect-riddled rollout of the Obamacare website, Obama administration officials signed up a technology company to rid HealthCare.gov of its bugs. Now, though, congressional Read more [...]

Jul 22

THE RICH LOWRY COLUMN: President Obama’s Man-Caused Disaster

As a defender of the nation’s borders, President Barack Obama is a hell of a pool player. Obama’s recent game in a Denver bar with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was bright and cheery, as one would expect of a president who didn’t have any depressing Read more [...]

Jul 22

Political Cartoons for July 22, 2014

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Jul 21

BRICS PLAN TO BECOME “POLITICAL ALLIANCE” TO REFORM THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM

by ZERO HEDGE | JULY 20, 2014   INFOWARS.com   As the world slowly turns against US Dollar hegemony, it appears the BRICS are pressing to fill any gaps. Having created the BRICS Bank “alternate to The West-controlled IMF or World Read more [...]

Jul 21

SENIOR NEWS LINE by Matilda Charles: New Food Guidelines Reveal Cancer Risk

It used to be much simpler to know what to eat. Remember the Basic 7 food groups we ate as children? That became the Basic Four. Then for years we followed the Food Pyramid, which was followed by MyPyramid. More recently we have MyPlate telling us how Read more [...]

Jul 21

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH By Keith Roach, M.D.—Sweating Buckets

DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can help me. I am 67 years old and have been sweating profusely from my head for about six years. I believe it is secondary hyperhidrosis. No one in my family has this problem. The sweating seems to happen at all different times, Read more [...]

Jul 20

Sunday Bible Time for July 20, 2014

  BIBLE TRIVIA by Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Esther in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Who killed 69 of his brethren, but spared Jotham, for he hid himself? Abimelech, Jeroboam, Uzziah, Horam 3. From Proverbs 25, “Whoso boasteth Read more [...]

Jul 20

Sunday Comics for July 20, 2014

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Jul 19

America is Undermining Nonproliferation by Alexander Scipio

Think for a moment about the logic behind nuclear nonproliferation. America tells its allies and the nations it informally defends that they do not need nuclear weapons because of the American nuclear umbrella, that our nukes will deter any enemy with Read more [...]

Jul 19

Political Cartoons for July 19, 2014

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