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OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Suffer little children

posted: 07/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

Talk about a real head-scratcher of a problem: Just mix together all the disparate elements of the plight of children separated from their families for good reason or ill at this country's porous border. There's no quick solution or maybe no solution at all for the problems they present.

OPINION- Column One: PAUL GREENBERG: Until we can see their faces

posted: 07/15/2018 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Again and again, brave Thai divers plunged into the murky waters of a flooded cave to search for a soccer team and its coach in the dark depths. At last, after days of tension that seemed to last forever and drew the attention of the whole world, the official in charge of this complex international rescue mission was able to announce a triumphant breakthrough: "After days of waiting ... we saw the boys' faces"--and a reflection of our own features in theirs. The destiny of the boys in the cave had drawn all of us together like one family--the human family.

OPINION: PAUL GREENBERG: Two losers, one winner

posted: 07/11/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

"I could have fit this all in my [Chevy] Suburban," commented this state's perennial campaigner for unnecessary if not mischievous change. At the time he was pulling up in a rental truck before the state's Victory Building.

OPINION- Column One: PAUL GREENBERG: The new vandals

posted: 07/08/2018 2:03 a.m. Comments 6

Here come the book-cullers, a species far more dangerous to this state's literary, political and cultural heritage than the ordinary book-burners. For they operate under the protection of modern gods like efficiency and economy. Their latest ill-advised plan is to move three-quarters of the collection of literature, which numbers some 1.2 million books and printed materials, from the University of Arkansas' Mullins Library into off-campus storage.

OPINION: The rocky road to peace

posted: 07/04/2018 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Three score and eight years after North and South Korea found themselves in a deadly embrace to determine which would survive the Korean War/Police Action, they're now feeling their way toward a peaceful and even amicable settlement of their still outstanding differences.

OPINION- Column One: PAUL GREENBERG: Double-edged sword

posted: 07/01/2018 5:30 a.m. Comments 4

Let's hear it for the Supreme Court of the United States, which now has given the green light to state governments so that they can start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from huge online retailers like Amazon, which have enjoyed an unfair advantage over their competition in retail malls.


posted: 06/27/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

By divine decree, the year is divided into two parts: the good old summertime and the off-season. Happily, we in the northern hemisphere are now entering the golden months when our world can narrow its focus to the green diamond at the very center of the diamond state itself.

OPINION- Column One: Lawyers vs. lawyers

posted: 06/24/2018 2 a.m. Comment 1

The opening of the Arkansas Bar Association's annual convention this year ended with a grand party as lawyers got a lot of play money to flash around as they pretended to go to the races. But there was a lot of real money at stake once the assembled counselors switched to debating the fate of Issue 1 on this state's ballot come the general election slated for November.


posted: 06/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

Paul Manafort isn't the first prominent political personage to be advised that, no matter what else he may do, never, never lie to the FBI or violate his oath to tell the truth in any other way. Because it will come back to haunt him.

OPINION- Column One: PAUL GREENBERG: Enemy of the peace

posted: 06/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 13

The best word for this American administration may be mercurial. If not, it'll do till a better term emerges to describe its chief executive and master deal maker, Donald J. Trump, who one day is threatening the North Korean regime with fire and fury unless it abandons its nuclear weapons and the next is promising both trade and aid if only it will mend its ways.






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