• By Cal Thomas
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“Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instruction.” (Proverbs 29:18)

  • By Walter Williams
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Politicians exploit public ignorance. Few areas of public ignorance provide as many opportunities for political demagoguery as taxation. Today some politicians argue that the rich must pay their fair share and label the proposed changes in tax law as tax cuts for the rich. Let’s look at who …

  • By Angela Copeland
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Your words are an incredibly powerful business tool that you use each and every day. This is especially true during your job search. Not surprisingly, the punctuation around those words can be just as important as the words themselves.

  • By Danny Williams
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The Community Digital Scholars Program is in its seventh year in DeSoto County schools. Last year, it brought engaging online education in important life skills to more than 4,300 DeSoto County students. In personal finance, high school students increased their knowledge by 91 percent. Stude…

  • By Walter Williams
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  • By Charlie Mitchell
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It’s one of the most famous movies ever, with many memorable lines.

  • By Andy Taggart
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This memorandum is offered to suggest a path forward for Mississippi Republicans to lead the charge in finally removing from our state flag the representation of the Confederate battle flag (sometimes also called the “Beauregard flag”). Our bicentennial year as a state provides the perfect f…

  • By Walter Williams
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As George Orwell said, “some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them.” Many stupid ideas originate with academics on college campuses. If they remained there and didn’t infect the rest of society, they might be a source of entertainment, much in the way a circus is. Let’s lo…

  • By Angela Copeland
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The hiring landscape is continuously being reshaped by the internet and the increasing data available to employers. On October 4th in Nashville, Tennessee, LinkedIn.com unveiled their latest human resources product offering: LinkedIn Talent Insights. It will most likely impact how you, the j…

  • By Robert J. Samuelson
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The American consumer is the great engine of growth for the $19 trillion U.S. economy, representing nearly 70 percent of spending. If the consumer is confident and happy, chances are that the economy is satisfactory or robust. On the other hand, if the consumer is confused and worried, the e…

  • By Walter Williams
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  • By Charlie Mitchell
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The time has come to say farewell to Curlie L. Whiten Sr., who died last week at 94. Whiten embodied the perfect recipe for making the world a better place: He knew who he was, and he did what he could where he could. No hesitation. No expectation of return.

  • By Cal Thomas
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Unnecessary roughness

  • By Angela Copeland
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One of the worst feelings you can feel at work is trapped with no way out. I meet professionals every day who feel chained to their job. They are very often in unhealthy situations that make them miserable each and every day. Some have an abusive boss. Others work for a company they no longe…

  • By Dr. Jerry Newcombe
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I’m not proud to be an American — I’m grateful. I didn’t do anything to become a citizen of this country. I was just born. But in appreciating America today, I feel like I’m a freak or something.

  • By Lee Hamilton
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Voting is the most basic step a representative democracy asks of us. So why do we remain in an endless national standoff on how to fix our elections?

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A friend well-schooled in all things biblical said not long ago, “Social media may not be able to make the blind see, but it certainly allows the dumb to speak.”

  • By Walter Williams
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  • By Cal Thomas
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At a National Archives ceremony last Friday in Washington, D.C., 30 immigrants became naturalized U.S. citizens. In a video, President Trump encouraged them to embrace the “full rights, and the sacred duties, that come with American citizenship.”

  • By Angela Copeland
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Have you ever received a call from a headhunter or recruiter out of the blue? Sometimes, they’ll call your work phone and leave a voicemail you weren’t expecting. They’re recruiting for a new position. It’s one you haven’t heard about, but they want to speak to you. You don’t even know how t…

  • By Lee Hamilton
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  • By William L. Waller Jr., Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice
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This year marks the Bicentennial for the State of Mississippi.  The judiciary and legal profession are a proud part of this celebration.  Our founders understood the importance of the judiciary and the legal profession.  In most counties, the Courthouse was one of the earliest public structu…

  • By William L. Waller Jr., Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice
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This year marks the Bicentennial for the State of Mississippi.  The judiciary and legal profession are a proud part of this celebration.  Our founders understood the importance of the judiciary and the legal profession.  In most counties, the Courthouse was one of the earliest public structu…

  • By Charlie Mitchell
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During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and courthouses around the state.

  • By Dr. Walter Williams
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That the problems of today’s black Americans are a result of a legacy of slavery, racial discrimination and poverty has achieved an axiomatic status, thought to be self-evident and beyond question. This is what academics and the civil rights establishment have taught. But as with so much of …

  • By Cal Thomas
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What just happened? President Trump cut a deal with Democrats to pay for hurricane damage relief and raise the debt ceiling without getting anything in return, except the temporary avoidance of a government shutdown. How to describe this? Was it a sellout, or a pragmatic act?

  • By Angela Copeland
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Recently, I started receiving a question I haven’t heard much before. The question is, “Should I put my photo on my resume?”

  • By Lee Hamilton
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When I talk to people about Congress and Washington in general, I’m impressed by their hunger for bipartisanship. Americans of all stripes want members of the two parties to work together more.

  • By Robert Lee Long
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The very name of Hurricane Camille still strikes fear in the hearts and minds of Mississippians who lived through her fury and wrath some 48 years ago after she left more than 300 people dead in her wake.

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 I once had a very close friend named Charlie. We spent every day together, much of the night, too. I got to learn about his family and old neighborhood, and he got to learn about mine, and then one day I saw him no more. I went my way and he went his, and it has been many years but I rememb…

  • By David Von Drehle
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 Irma reminds us of our limits

  • By Charlie Mitchell
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Summer was a happy time in the Mississippi Delta for 12-year-old Simeon Wright. It only became happier when Wright and his brothers were told a cousin, Bobo, would be visiting from Chicago.

  • By Walter Williams
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The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending that far exceeds the authority enumerated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Federal spending in 2017 will top $4 trillion. Social Security, at $1 trillion, will take up most of it. Medicare ($582 billion) and Medicai…

  • By Angela Copeland
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Have you ever thought of moving to another city? For many job seekers who are searching in a difficult market, I often recommend looking in other places. But, searching in one city while you live in another can be a challenge.

  • By Cal Thomas
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Congress has returned to Washington after another unearned vacation and faces at least two immediate challenges, in addition to the familiar ritual of raising the debt ceiling.

  • By Carla Minet
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On the surface, Puerto Rico was as ready as it could be for Hurricane Irma. Government agencies and Gov. Ricardo Rosselló have been taking a proactive, hands-on approach. President Trump has declared a state of emergency, which will generate emergency funds from the federal government. Refug…

  • By Dr. Thomas Sowell
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If there were a contest for the most stupid idea in politics, my choice would be the assumption that people would be evenly or randomly distributed in incomes, institutions, occupations or awards, in the absence of somebody doing somebody wrong.

  • By Walter Williams
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Many blacks and their white liberal allies demand the removal of statues of Confederate generals and the Confederate battle flag, and they are working up steam to destroy the images of Gens. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson Davis from Stone Mountain in Georgia. All…

  • By Robert Lee Long
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Sadly, the tragic news that another child had died due to a gun accident was delivered, of all places, during church services Sunday.

  • By Angela Copeland
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Very often as job seekers, we struggle with the idea of when to leave. We may feel that it makes no sense to leave one good job for another. This can make sense in certain situations. However, when the writing is on the wall, it’s best to pay attention.

  • By columnist Robert J. Samuelson
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China may be an even bigger economic deal than we thought. Almost everyone knows that, in the past three decades, China has gone from a huge and poor nation to the world’s biggest exporter and second-largest economy. Now, in a new report, two economists claim that China’s emergence explains …

  • By columnist David Von Drehle
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There’s an insight sometimes credited to W. B. “Bat” Masterson, the buffalo hunter turned Wild West lawman turned hard-drinking gambler who ended up as a pal of Theodore Roosevelt and died a famous New York sportswriter. (Only in America!) The insight goes like this: Everyone gets the same a…

  • By Lee Hamilton
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Our nation is in a dark period. Can we pull ourselves out? Keep this in mind: our institutions are far more durable than any single president or any single historical period.

  • By Thomas Sowell
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Over one hundred years ago, on Oct. 2, 1916, a new public high school building for black youngsters was opened in Washington, D.C. and named for black poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Its history is a story inspiring in many ways and appalling in many other ways.

  • By Walter Williams
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  • By Charlie Mitchell
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People opposed to changing Mississippi’s flag are standing on at least five false premises.

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