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JOHN BRUMMETT: Split the difference

posted: 11/26/2015 2:38 a.m. Comments 3

Conner Eldridge, 38 and a Davidson College graduate who is maybe a smidgen on the preppy side, visited with me for more than an hour Monday afternoon.


posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 19

The pasta and salad and fruit of the vine were good and the political conversation better.

JOHN BRUMMETT: Arkansas disconnect

posted: 11/24/2015 4:21 a.m. Comments 5

Very little remains of an Arkansas Democratic Party that, in its long but dormant dominance, was a vague association of disconnected parts.

Logic versus fear

posted: 11/22/2015 2:11 a.m. Comments 16

Editor's note: This is an updated, revised and expanded version of a column first published online-only Wednesday.

JOHN BRUMMETT: Little Rock microcosm

posted: 11/19/2015 2:56 a.m. Comments 4

It's 7:40 a.m. on a rainy Tuesday.


posted: 11/18/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 54

A culture war rages anew in the United States between the liberal and the scared.

JOHN BRUMMETT: Not up to standard

posted: 11/17/2015 4:21 a.m. Comments 21

Hillary Clinton probably doesn't care that you spent prime-time Saturday night watching the Hogs on ESPN rather than her performance in a strangely scheduled debate on CBS.

Reverse the trend

posted: 11/15/2015 1:49 a.m. Comments 3

Baker Kurrus tells the truth. The question is whether we can handle it.

JOHN BRUMMETT: On judicial integrity

posted: 11/12/2015 3:13 a.m. Comments 3

Word filtered out a few weeks ago that longtime Circuit Judge Dan Kemp of Mountain View might offer himself as a candidate for chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court.


posted: 11/11/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 18

The comedic value of contemporary Arkansas politics was manifest in the filing period that ended Monday for candidacies in next year’s primaries and general election.

JOHN BRUMMETT: The new rule in politics

posted: 11/10/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 26

We only have to elect a president. We don't have to admire one.

Outside looking up

posted: 11/08/2015 1:47 a.m. Discuss

The prevailing political mood in America is peeved to an unprecedented degree and frightfully reckless.

JOHN BRUMMETT: Whine of the month club

posted: 11/05/2015 2:42 a.m. Comments 27

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

COMMENTARY: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Whine of the month club

posted: 11/04/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 16

What a bunch of whiners.

JOHN BRUMMETT: A tree grows in the Ledge

posted: 11/03/2015 3:48 a.m. Comments 11

The leaders of the state Legislature indicated in a television interview broadcast Sunday that they might be willing to tax poor people's groceries to raise money for highways.



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