Jay Barth

Worse than N.C.'s bathroom bill

March 23, 2017
SB 774 extends birth certificate requirement to bathrooms in all public facilities, and that's an original birth certificate, too. /more/

Autumn Tolbert

Hope for Gray

March 30, 2017
The Arkansas Democratic Party recently elected House Minority Leader Michael John Gray (D-Augusta), a Woodruff County farmer, over Denise Garner, a retired oncology nurse practitioner and founder of Feed Communities of Fayetteville, to replace outgoing chair Vince Insalaco of Little Rock. /more/

Mere anecdotes

March 16, 2017
"Are we now going to govern by anecdote?" the late Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) asked in 1995 in response to stories of a small number of women on welfare "gaming" the system in a manner similar to the so-called "Welfare Queen" President Ronald Reagan warned us about. /more/

Max Brantley

The two cities of Little Rock

March 30, 2017
The Little Rock City Board illustrated the capital city's division again last week. /more/

Ernest Dumas

Repeal charade

March 30, 2017
The debacle of the repeal-Obamacare movement left the president and the Republican Congress ruminating about the terrible lessons they had learned from the defeat — mainly that neither ever had a health plan or even a clue about how to frame one. /more/

Gene Lyons

Never his fault

March 30, 2017
Unlike his personal hero Vladimir Putin, President Trump can't have his political opponents thrown into prison, shot dead in the street or flung off fourth-floor balconies. /more/

More on pits

March 16, 2017
Some years ago, I visited the local Boys Club early one morning. There had been a break-in. /more/


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  • Re: Never his fault

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    • maybe.

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