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Judging the Jurists by more than contributions

Subscriber onlyCount me in the dwindling few who still like for judges at all levels in Arkansas to stand in front of the voters for election. Continue reading...

N.Y. Times endorses Hillary

Subscriber onlyI was not surprised, but I was underwhelmed, when I read a headline last Saturday that the N.Y. Times was endorsing Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. Headlines in most of the other newspapers that day were filled with the breaking news about 22 emails on Hillary's private email server that were classified "Top Secret." According to the State Department that she once presided over, some of the emails were so super secret that they will never be published because they contained information about international clandestine activities. They deserved the secret classification because they contained subject matter like the names of CIA spies or undisclosed information about the North Korea nuclear program. Strangely, and almost inexplicably, Hillary alleges that nothing in these 22 emails is secret and all of them should be released. Evidently, The Times believes her because endorsing her was front page news and her emails were relegated to an also ran story. Continue reading...

Time marches on

Subscriber onlyWhen I was a kid, television was beyond our imagination. We had radio, but it was used mostly as a way of keeping up with the world news and knowing whether the Japanese or Chinese gorillas (guerillas) were winning. Movies presented news "shorts" also. Continue reading...

Asa's folly: Highway plan robs Peter to pay Paul

Subscriber onlyIf the Governor wasn't going to listen to his Highway Task Force, why appoint them in the first place? Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

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It is happening now

Subscriber onlyRepublicans could win the White House this year, except for one seemingly inexplicable factor -- the party is on the verge of destroying itself. Continue reading...

30 Years Ago: Burgess key in starting industrial era

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