posted: 03/05/2015 3:03 a.m.
Was that real American exceptionalism, the kind that makes us truly great, countenancing as it did full freedom to engage in open dialogue at the highest level, even putting a foreign leader on stage in our own most eminent government forum to oppose vigorously the foreign policy positions and pursuits of our commander in chief?
posted: 03/04/2015 3 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson nominated on Monday a former religious preschool operator from Mountain Home to run the Little Rock public schools.
posted: 03/03/2015 2:45 a.m.
Let us explore the supposed conflict between a right to discriminate and the right to hold religious beliefs and act on them.
posted: 03/01/2015 1:54 a.m.
Republicans are taking one more, and perhaps last, legal shot at Obamacare.
posted: 02/26/2015 2:42 a.m.
They are deep into religion at the legislative session. I mean deep in a piled-up way that is heavy on judgmental fundamentalism. I do not mean deep in a thoughtful way.
posted: 02/25/2015 2:54 a.m.
We’re getting a bit of bad law out of this Legislature. It’s happening because responsible Republicans are afraid of irresponsible ones.
posted: 02/24/2015 2:41 a.m.
It is possible to believe that the United States is exceptional in the history of the world, a beacon of hope and freedom and opportunity and nobility and might, and yet accept at the same time that the nation has imperfections.
posted: 02/22/2015 1:41 a.m.
Educate, medicate and incarcerate. It's what governors do.
posted: 02/19/2015 3:06 a.m.
Moderates have been heroes in the storied and troubled history of the Little Rock Public Schools.
posted: 02/18/2015 4 a.m.
State Sen. Jason Rapert of Conway, Bigelow and a more distant galaxy went on Facebook over the weekend and called for our country to wage limited nuclear war against ISIS.
posted: 02/17/2015 2:35 a.m.
It is our Southern heritage, passed from the Civil War through the civil-rights movement to the current moment in Alabama and Arkansas.
posted: 02/15/2015 1:45 a.m.
Having dispatched expeditiously and not altogether irresponsibly its two important matters--the private option and tax cuts--our state Legislature was left last week to its own yahoo devices.
posted: 02/12/2015 2:55 a.m.
"If Walter Cronkite and Jon Stewart had a baby ... its name would be Brian Douglas Williams."--Bruce Springsteen, inducting Williams into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in November.
posted: 02/11/2015 3 a.m.
The Arkansas Democratic Party was reduced to standing for nothing, but then, on Monday, it stood for something.
posted: 02/10/2015 2:52 a.m.
A poll from Talk Business and Politics shows that President Barack Obama's negative rating in Arkansas has reached the laughably lofty level of 70 percent.