Maybe if it was a Star Trek coloring book, I might be down with that, but the current craze for coloring books for “grown-ups” leaves me just a little cold; if it takes one of the current offerings to bring out an adult’s “creativity,” chances are said adult may not have much creativity to begin with.
“ . . . in the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.” - John F. Kennedy (Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961)
I was watching a news program the other night, and some of Donald Trump’s supporters were being interviewed by an earnest young thing as to just exactly why they were supporting the former reality TV show host.
For many years now we have heard the canard that the “marketplace” would have brought an end to slavery, brought about civil rights for all Americans, and might even, if we allowed it to, bring Democracy to China.
Last week I did a show (which will air next week - both on TV and online) with Amy Gillespie of the Bentonville Public Schools Citizens for Equality - a show which has restored my faith once again in the young people of this country.
It’s no secret that television news programs have stock footage, so that they can run the same images in perpetuity of soup kitchens, troops returning home, festivals, and even those ever exciting bicycle races, I suppose.
Fayetteville City Council members Adella Gray (Ward 1) and Matthew Petty (Ward 2) have introduced the Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance; perhaps the old truism will will actually prove right, and three times will be the charm on this occasion.
Sooner or later, somebody on the Infernal Internet, in their sad, desperate attempt to defend Josh Duggar, is going accuse liberals/progressives/leftists of somehow influencing him as a young man.
In my few forays into Facebook Land in the past day or so I have seen such whining as I have not seen in many a day, with grown men - who should know better - seeing Dark Conspiracies, and the frightening hand of liberals behind the coverage of the Duggar family.
Columnist Joe Nocera examinesthe Big River Steel deal in Arkansas — the state's largest foray into corporate welfare yet and a deal in which the billionaire Koch family, nominally opponents of corporate welfare, will benefit handsomely.
University of Arkansas President Donald Bobbitt and five members of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees took off for Rome Sunday for a five-day trip for what a press announcement said was "informational purposes... to learn more about the operations of the University of Arkansas Rome Center. " One faculty member isn't happy about it.
It is not exactly shocking that a consultant group that's had the inside track all along to realize profits from the Arkansas Lottery has an even more profitable deal in the works than originally described.