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Bottoms up
  • BOTTOMS UP: Pelicans diving for lunch on Lake Conway. Photo by Jon Nichols from the Eye On Arkansas Flickr page.

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  • Clinton's foreign policy legacy

    Left to right, moderator James Bennet of The Atlantic; Sandy Berger, the former national security advisor; retired Gen. Wesley Clark, the former NATO commander; Ambassador Nancy Soderberg; Mara Rudman, former chief of staff of the National Security Council, and Robert Strong, a professor at Washington and Lee University.
    • Nov 20, 2014
  • A head-scratcher

    After two close losses, Arkansas Razorback head football coach Bret Bielema was left trying to figure out what happened in a 45-32 loss to Georgia on Oct. 18 at War Memorial Stadium.
    • Oct 23, 2014
  • Trojan horse

    A bipartisan group including Mary Bentley and Tachany Evans warns voters against Issue 3, a campaign ethics ballot initiative this November that would smuggle in looser term limits for legislators in the process. Bentley, a Republican, and Evans, a Democrat, are running for state representative in Districts 73 and 68 respectively.
    • Oct 9, 2014
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  • Executionpalooza

    Appearances count. I was struck by a single sentence over the weekend in a full page of coverage in The New York Times devoted to the killing spree in Arkansas, beginning with a front-page account of the recent flurry of legal filings on pending executions and continuing inside with an interview with Damien Echols, the former death row inmate.
  • Art bull

    "God, I hate art," my late friend The Doctor used to say.
  • Not justice

    The strongest, most enduring calls for the death penalty come from those who feel deeply the moral righteousness of "eye-for-an-eye" justice, or retribution. From the depths of pain and the heights of moral offense comes the cry, "The suffering you cause is the suffering you shall receive!" From the true moral insight that punishment should fit the crime, cool logic concludes, "Killers should be killed." Yet I say: retribution yes; death penalty no.
  • Judge Griffen writes about morality, Christian values and executions

    Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen, who blogs at Justice is a verb!, sends along a new post this morning.
  • The Ledell Lee execution thread

    Arkansas Times contributor Jacob Rosenberg is at the Cummins Unit in Grady filing dispatches tonight in advance of the expected execution of Ledell Lee, who was sentenced to death for the Feb. 9, 1993, murder of Debra Reese, 26, who was beaten to death in the bedroom of her home in Jacksonville.

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    • Apr 13, 2017
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    Indivisible Central Arkansas's town hall Sunday at St. Michael's Episcopal Church drew hundreds of attendees who wanted to express their concerns to their representatives in Washington, D.C. Congressmen in attendance: Zero.
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    The Women's March for Arkansas drew thousands from around the state to the Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 21, as a counterpoint to Friday's presidential inauguration.
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Haralson, Smith named to Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Haralson, Smith named to Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism

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