• Issue Archive for
  • Nov 14-20, 2012
  • Vol. 39, No. 11

News

  • No love for Obama

    Four years after Arkansans voted for John McCain over Barack Obama by one of the widest margins in the country, Arkansas voters cast even fewer ballots for President Obama.
  • Getting some color

    A runner passes through the orange color station at the Color Run 5K in downtown Little Rock this past weekend.
  • Reflections from Koch exhibit

    The David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins is an excellent permanent exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington.

Columns

  • Keeping score

    Nationally, the election turned out well. Both the victory of Barack Obama and the defeat of Mitt Romney are reasons to rejoice, and Democrats retained control of the Senate, where they can block the worst of the Republican schemes to shake down the lower and middle classes for the benefit of the upper.
  • Not the same party

    Will Reconstruction ever cease to be the frame of reference for recording the advance of history in this part of Dixie, as in "Arkansas Republicans claimed majority control of the House on Thursday for the first time since Reconstruction ... "?
  • Boths a crowd

    "In Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh, Republicans defeated Democrat Mark Critz in what was one of the year's most expensive races, with both sides spending a combined $13.7 million."
  • Boths a crowd

    "In Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh, Republicans defeated Democrat Mark Critz in what was one of the year's most expensive races, with both sides spending a combined $13.7 million."
  • Republican math

    Mitt Romney was far from being the only Republican thinker "shell-shocked" by his defeat. So was the author of this elegant communication I'd received after a column predicting that the 2012 election would mark the end of Richard Nixon's "Southern strategy."

Entertainment

  • Cannibal Corpse at Juanita's

    Also 'The Invisible War' at the Argenta Community Theater, Dr. Dog at Revolution, Junior Brown at Revolution, 607 and Bear Colony at Revolution, Timothy K. Moore at Pyramid Art, Bianca Phillips at the Green Corner Store and 'An Evening with Jeff Nichols' at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Dining

Cartoons


 

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