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OPINION: It's about the people

posted: 05/28/2017 1:47 a.m. Comments 23

As described to me, the Washington County Democratic Women's organization was until this year a quiet and insular society mainly comprising two to three dozen longtime true partisan believers.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The case for Asa 2.0

posted: 05/25/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

Gov. Asa Hutchinson put out a statement the other day that he will seek re-election in 2018.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: How the news works

posted: 05/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 36

Donald Trump defenders gleefully cite a study from Harvard — Harvard, the supposed liberal bastion that infested us with such brainwashed liberals as Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz.

OPINION : JOHN BRUMMETT: Obstruction deconstructed

posted: 05/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 36

When the time comes, special counsel Robert Mueller might not put it quite the way I am about to put it.

OPINION: Prepare for a slap fight

posted: 05/21/2017 1:42 a.m. Discuss

You might think that the Justice Building west of the Capitol housing the offices of state Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges would be a no-drama workplace.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The rush to outrage

posted: 05/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 13

Donald Trump is surely the right president for the digital era.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Aged like fine whine

posted: 05/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 8

The New York Times described on Sunday a whining Donald Trump who reminded me of a whining Bill Clinton and suggested common symptoms over a quarter-century of our national political illness.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The Bar stepping up

posted: 05/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

The Arkansas Bar Association's current leadership is bouncing around an idea to get behind an uncommonly far-reaching constitutional reform proposal for the general election ballot in November 2018.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: All partisan distrust

posted: 05/14/2017 1:47 a.m. Comments 3

Nearly everything from the school millage issue in Little Rock to the Trump-Russia madness in Washington comes down either to ego and turf or partisan distrust.

Commentary: JOHN BRUMMETT: The space in the center

posted: 05/11/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

Editor's note: This column was first published online-only Wednesday.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: The space in the center

posted: 05/10/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The email arrived early Monday from something calling itself the Centrist Project.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Health care and hope

posted: 05/09/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 16

There is only one thing wrong with Obamacare, which is that it isn't working.

OPINION: Of such deep concern

posted: 05/07/2017 1:41 a.m. Comment 1

At Gov. Asa Hutchinson's insistence, the state Legislature met in special session last week to slap around working poor people.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The art of circumspection

posted: 05/04/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 10

Jonathan Dismang is the ever-circumspect president pro tem of the state Senate, a man devoted to logical linear action and deft avoidance of newsmaking.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: The other killing spree

posted: 05/03/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 17

Little Rock politicians called a crisis meeting Sunday afternoon about the other killing spree, the one taking place in the streets instead of on the prison gurneys.






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