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OPINION: Brummett online: The arrows land

posted: 11/22/2017 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Readers don’t clamor for the arrows quite as loudly and insistently as they demand the rural wisdom of Bubba McCoy. But they clamor nonetheless.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Truth and the Clintons

posted: 11/21/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 60

In Little Rock on Saturday to celebrate the 25th reunion of the 1992 presidential campaign, the Clintons told a wealth of important truth, cheered by 3,000 in a state that now overwhelmingly rejects and widely detests them as tellers of non-truth.

OPINION : What could happen

posted: 11/19/2017 1:48 a.m. Comments 3

Allow me to lay out how it is that Republicans in the U.S. Senate want you to give up your health insurance so that they can give income-tax cuts inordinately to rich people.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Democratic rebirth

posted: 11/16/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 34

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

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Democratic rebirth

posted: 11/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 28

Jonathan Crossley is a happening thing in Little Rock education. And now he conceivably represents a happening thing in Arkansas Democratic politics.

OPINION : JOHN BRUMMETT: A staunch society

posted: 11/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 25

They could be lies, his defenders among Alabama evangelical Christian conservatives say.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Belay that excitement

posted: 11/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 41

Democrats are ecstatic because they won state and local races Tuesday in a few blue places they were supposed to win, but did so by margins larger than expected.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: It's circumstantial

posted: 11/09/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 22

The problem with pointing out the circumstantial evidence that racism is a factor in the post-Obama reddening of Arkansas is that every person in the state who voted Republican for president from 2008 onward will think you just called him or her a racist.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Trump, but not …

posted: 11/08/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

When the venerable New Yorker publishes a left-leaner’s profile of Tom Cotton that nominates the state’s junior senator as heir to Donald Trump, it qualifies as a thing.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: With scars as trophies

posted: 11/07/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

It's a little church nestled among fallen leaves and fine older homes on a quiet street corner in the Hillcrest neighborhood of Little Rock.

OPINION : Taxes are complicated too

posted: 11/05/2017 1:03 a.m. Comment 1

It is what Republicans do. It's why they run. It's what makes enduring the indignities of the Trump association worthwhile.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: The Trump rules

posted: 11/02/2017 2:58 a.m. Comments 36

A newspaper executive once disarmed a critic who was assailing his publication for biased coverage.

OPINION: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Trump versus Trump

posted: 11/01/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 18

The only person who might have a chance to beat President Trump in Arkansas is President Trump.

OPINION : JOHN BRUMMETT: What counts as a crime

posted: 10/31/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 11

A man in a Fayetteville audience challenged me when I said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, if he were bold enough, could recommend charges against President Trump and his eldest son on two things we know already.

OPINION: JOHN BRUMMETT: Dressed to kill

posted: 10/29/2017 1:49 a.m. Comments 23

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton deserves praise for transparency.

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