posted: 02/23/2017 5:45 a.m.
Editor's note: This is an updated and revised version of a column first published online-only Wednesday.
posted: 02/22/2017 4:30 a.m.
With the preposterous second-place president calling the New York Times fake news and the enemy of the American people, I opened Monday’s edition of that publication to behold the fraud and treason.
posted: 02/21/2017 4:30 a.m.
That column two weeks ago seems insufficient in decrying the proposed constitutional amendment the state Senate intends to refer to the general election ballot in 2018.
posted: 02/19/2017 4:46 a.m.
Might there be a bill of the extreme right-wing persuasion so destructive that this wholly Oklahoma-ized Arkansas Legislature would decline to make it law?
posted: 02/16/2017 4:30 a.m.
Let's begin today with seven questions and answers to dive into an unfolding and complex story.
posted: 02/15/2017 4:30 a.m.
A man said the other morning at the coffee house that he went to bed every night wondering if he might be incinerated by dawn over a presidential tweet.
posted: 02/14/2017 4:30 a.m.
Your Boy Tom Cotton, increasingly Trumpified and plainly ambitious and opportunistic, has squeezed himself Houdini-like to The Donald's microscopic right on immigration.
updated: 02/13/2017 4:30 a.m.
House Speaker Jeremy Gillam filed curiously last week what's called a "shell bill," or, in this case, a "shell resolution."
posted: 02/09/2017 4:30 a.m.
Minutes after he helped provide a bare majority to install an opponent of traditional public education as federal education secretary, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton issued a statement that the appointee, billionaire Betsy DeVos, would "return power to Arkansas parents."
posted: 02/08/2017 3:02 a.m.
“Lady Gaga plays the hits, steers clear of politics during Super Bowl halftime show.”—a tweet Sunday evening from Fox News, which doesn’t get much else right either.
posted: 02/07/2017 4:30 a.m.
A proposed state constitutional amendment would put a price cap on human suffering. It also would replace lawyer-judge adjudication of legal disputes with lobbyist-legislator fraternization.
posted: 02/05/2017 1:46 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, who nurtures a high national profile, yukked it up Tuesday morning on nationwide conservative radio with Hugh Hewitt. He referred to journalists as "special snowflakes," which is Trump-era name-calling for liberals.
posted: 02/02/2017 4:30 a.m.
Democrats and the media would do well to avoid overplaying their hands and appearing too overwrought about this ripest of targets that the preposterous second-place president presents.
posted: 02/01/2017 4:30 a.m.
I confess to being something of an unlikely fan of state Rep. Charlie Collins of Fayetteville, surely one of the most reviled members of the Arkansas General Assembly.
posted: 01/31/2017 4:30 a.m.
In one week the preposterous second-place president transformed the land of the free and the home of the brave into the land of the prejudiced and the home of the scaredy-cats.