Disclosure about financing of the anti-medical marijuana campaign in Arkansas is so far lacking, but it's no secret what's happened in other states — pharmaceutical companies have worked to defeat medical marijuana laws because they create (safer) competition.
The police have charge Jeramye Morgan Hobbs, 24, with capital murder in the slaying of Frank Steinsiek. He was found fatally wounded on a parking lot in the 1900 block of W. 65th Street Wednesday afternoon.
Something's up. The State Board of Education has announced a special meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5. The lone agenda item concerns a request for a waiver of state law regarding the Little Rock School District.
The Humane Society of the United States says 46 dogs and 11 other animals — three cats and eight chickens — were rescued from a suspected puppy mill at Warm Springs in Randolph County. A news release said the owner had been convicted of animal cruelty in 2013.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is an Arkansas Republican. Thus, like the governor and the Republican-majority legislature, she intends to do everything she can to deny women comprehensive medical care, particularly abortion.
No two presidential candidates since polling began have run up negatives as massive as those of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, who yet won their parties' nominations easily. "What gives?" may be the biggest political mystery in history.