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John Brummett

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OPINION: Resurrection to come?

posted: 09/19/2017 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Suddenly, they're back. It now appears Republicans in the U.S. Senate could resurrect repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act by the end of the month.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The rule for Trump

posted: 09/17/2017 1:50 a.m. Comments 2

Today I instruct on how to cope with this very different kind of American president.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: At the proper time

posted: 09/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 53

The nation's chief pollution permission official told a television interviewer the other day that it was insensitive to talk about climate change while Floridians were suffering.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Celebrating politics?

posted: 09/13/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 18

Shane Broadway has taken over leadership of the venerable Political Animals Club in Little Rock, an institution begun in the 1980s by Skip Rutherford, and thriving since.

OPINION : JOHN BRUMMETT: GIF giving headaches

posted: 09/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 23

The state's long-suffering and newly controlling Republicans, especially those from Northwest Arkansas, have always contended that the old one-party Democratic state legislative culture was corrupt.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Strange bedfellows indeed

posted: 09/10/2017 1:45 a.m. Comments 9

You know what they always say. Politics makes for strange threesomes.

OPINION: All hail the trauma king

posted: 09/07/2017 2:51 a.m. Comments 7

It appears that Donald Trump faces three main obstacles to a goal he has failed so far to come near, meaning a sensible and passable presidency.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Ultimately heartless

posted: 09/06/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 32

It’s just. It’s right. It represents prevailing public opinion in a society still more compassionate and sane than not. It shouldn’t be hard.

OPINION : JOHN BRUMMETT: The Russia question

posted: 09/05/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 30

The Washington Post, with some real news, has locked down more of the goods on Donald Trump and Russia.

OPINION: The past that haunts

posted: 09/03/2017 1:49 a.m. Comments 13

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and several Republican congressmen from Texas--like our own conservative zealot, Tom Cotton--voted consistently in 2013 against funding for Hurricane Sandy relief mostly to New York and New Jersey.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The real fake news

posted: 08/31/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 33

I got an adult dose of real fake news the other night on a local television station.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: The climate for a sequel

posted: 08/30/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 115

On a mild, bright and breezy midafternoon last week, on one of the prettiest days of the year, I strolled to the box office of the Cinemark Colonel Glenn movie plaza in southwest Little Rock.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: A story of forgiveness

posted: 08/29/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

A long article that began on the front page of the Sunday New York Times told a powerful human story from, of all places, Fort Smith.

OPINION : JOHN BRUMMETT: My champions

posted: 08/27/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Editor's note: This is a revised version of a column first published online-only Wednesday.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Citizens and the schools

posted: 08/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 11

State Sen. Joyce Elliott of Little Rock says one of the main problems with the state takeover of the Little Rock public schools--and she can give you several--is that local patrons have nowhere to go with their questions and concerns.

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