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Gov. Mike Beebe said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mark Martin’s unilateral decision to hire $200-an hour attorneys with taxpayer money violated state law and undermines public trust in government.

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Arkansas, Pages 7 on 08/14/2013

Print Headline: Beebe lashes Martin, says hiring illegal


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    August 14, 2013 at 8:19 a.m.

    Martin, follow the law and do what's right. Remember you want to represent the AR people. You lost my consideration for office.

  • aimee
    August 14, 2013 at 11:21 a.m.

    So Martin thinks that if a person robs a bank and gets away with it, that it is perfectly fine then to continue robbing banks with no one questioning it..??? Is he an idiot or something..???
    Oh, no... I forgot... He is a Regressive Republican come to take us back to the good ole days when voters didn't know WHAT was going on in state government, or worse...looked the other way..!!!

  • outinthesticks
    August 14, 2013 at 4 p.m.

    Yes, Aimee, maybe he does think that, just like that "caring" DEMOCRAT Shoffner who seemed to think it was ok to accept cash in pie boxes (I guess she also thought it would have been ok to accept checks or credit cards also). Maybe Martin does want to take us back to the "good ole days" as you refer to them, but remember, be careful before you throw rocks. Arkansas was under DEMOCRAT PARTY rule for way OVER 100 YEARS, during those "good ole days". You and your far left friends would turn us in to the 21st century USSR if you had it your way. Lest you think I am a shill for the right, I for one am ready to flush both parties and start fresh, with anything besides a (D) or an (R). Yes, my leanings are conservative but that does not mean I am beholden to any party or group. You far left and far right folks can't seem to get past worshipping at the alter of the donkey or elephant while the country goes to Hades in a handbasket. "Honest politician" has become the ultimate oxymoron.

  • aimee
    August 14, 2013 at 6 p.m.

    Republicans USED TO BE the Progressive Party (think Teddy Roosevelt)...!!!! They need to regress AT LEAST that far back..!!!