America's poor have risen and fallen as objects of politics in cycles of 30 to 50 years, and in the era of Barack Obama and the tea party they have scaled yet another peak. /more/
"We have just enough religion to make us hate," wrote Jonathan Swift "but not enough to make us love one another." A lifelong religious controversialist, the 18th century Irish satirist definitely knew whereof he wrote. After all, it's fewer than 20 years since Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland quit dynamiting each other's gathering places. /more/
Benji Hardy of the Legislative Digest tells me that a hot debate is underway at the Legislative Audit Committee this morning.
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The City of Little Rock has gone into the bike jersey business as a way to tout our Arkansas River Trail and other bike-friendly efforts.
Downtown Music Hall's final show will be Saturday.
Kingsdown's Toys for Tots Christmas Party is Saturday at Revolution.
Kacey Musgraves plays at Juanita's Saturday night.
Scott McCormack, head of the family and farm, trained at Vermont’s Institute of Artisan Cheese acquiring skills in basic and advanced cheese making. The time he’s invested into producing superior cheese is evident in all of White River’s products.
Cache Restaurant, the much-anticipated dining anchor of The Arcade from Rush Harding and his son, Chef Payne Harding, let a select group inside tonight for a preview party. The Times' Brian Chilson was among them.
Sally Mengel and Rachel Moore talk about the deliciousness they dish up at Loblolly Creamery in our latest collaboration with Greg Spradlin and Camp Friday Films.
Lots of Little Rock artists will be gathered around the Festivus Pole.
[embed-1] Silverpoint artist Marjorie Williams-Smith emailed me this video of the National Arts Club exhibition in the Greg and Marquis Galleries on Grammercy Park.
“Highlighting Hillcrest: History, Architecture and a Sense of Community,” with Rachel Silva, Tommy Jameson and James McKenzie, 6 p.m.
Having seen first hand the work of DYSC and the folk at CAR, I have…
I have worked with this compassionate couple over 20 years ago, and they have a…
Sharia law? WTF is this clown talking about? Must believe in black helicopters, too.
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