California is raising gasoline taxes — again. The state now has the second-highest gas taxes in the nation, behind only New York. As a state, California has taxes and spending that are far too high. The debt and problem is completely out of control. Essentially, the California legislature is a lot like our national Congress, [...]
CBS News has long been known for its tendency to make up news in order to promote the network’s liberal agenda. Thus the Dan Rather episode when George W. Bush was running for re-election in which the network presented documents which it knew or should have known were forged to suggest that Bush’s National Guard [...]
No matter what your views on affirmative action and racial preferences, you ought to read Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor Jr. Sander is a UCLA law professor who shook the affirmative action world a few years ago with..
Perhaps you’ve heard about the ambulance in New Orleans that was “booted” while answering a call at a convenience store. A “Mr. Quicky’s” customer was suffering chest pains, so an ambulance was called. While paramedics were treating the man, an employee of the convenience store went out and..
In looking at the recent election returns, one thing is certain: Republicans don’t need to worry about the gender gap. They need to worry about the marriage gap. We often hear about Soccer Moms and gender gaps, and there is a difference between voting preferences between married men and married women. But the real gap [...]
Frank Hurdle is a graduate of Ole Miss and the Ole Miss Law School. He was the 1987-88 editor of The Daily Mississippian. DWW (Drunk While Walking) and Things That Go Bump in the Night By Frank Hurdle email@example.com Following the first home football game, a local newspaper carried a story with a quote stating that [...]
Oxford High School Sets Local National Merit Scholarship Record By Frank Hurdle The National Merit Scholarship Foundation has announced the names of Mississippi’s semi-finalists and Oxford High School has set a record with 12 semi-finalists. The school had 11 semi-finalists in 2010. Congratulations are in order! Oxford tied Jackson..