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Friday, November 26, 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010 - 11:46:26

Got any tickets?

Been having fun watching the eBay action on UA-LSU tickets. Looks like a pair of 50-yard-line seats just went for $230 or so each.

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Friday, November 26, 2010 - 07:25:22

In review: Thanksgiving dinner

With family and friends absent, we let Lee Richardson at Ashley's doing the cooking for us Thanksgiving.

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Friday, November 26, 2010 - 06:39:48

The Israel airport security model

Mike Huckabee, among others, has snapped his fingers over the airport security hubbub and pronounced it solved: Follow Israel's model.Dana Milbank explains why that is no solution.

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Friday, November 26, 2010 - 06:30:26

Our warming globe

A convergence of events this morning: * A Twitter feed from a prominent Arkansas wingnut sneered at global warming because the temperature dropped below freezing last night.

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 14:25:23

Early out

I'm off to a Thanksgiving dinner. And I'm thinking I may not be back.

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Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 09:21:17

Thankful that ...

* Sarah Palin isn't — yet — in the line of succession. Stand with our "North Korea" allies?

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Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 06:46:28

Bring on the marshmallows

For Thanksgiving, the New York Times features the ascendancy of the sweet potato. It's become a staple in healthy diets, a feature in some fancy restaurants and so ubiquitous now in fried form that it is almost becoming a cliche.

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Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 06:41:26

Brummett takes stock

Even the up arrows are mostly damning with faint praise in Brummett's Thanksgiving day assessment of state political figures (and one football coach, who's kind of a political figure in our context.)

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Thursday, November 25, 2010 - 06:31:33

City budget hearings

Little Rock has announced public hearings on the budget beginning next week. Since we'll be deficit spending again (based on regular revenue, not one-time money), I'd suggest saving the $200,000 subsidy Mayor Mark Stodola continues to insist on giving to his traveling buddies/political supporters at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce — at a minimum until they comply with the FOI provision in the sham city "services contract."

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 16:06:10

Thanksgiving eve line

Your thoughts welcome here. In closing: * OK, maybe Thanksgiving morning isn't the best roll-out date for the best breakfasts in Arkansas.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 14:01:16

High-flying Little Rock National

Leslie Newell Peacock continues her reporting on Little Rock National Airport this week. There's a mountain of stuff to be reviewed at a $27 million operation.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 13:52:48

Sheriff's wife robbed in West Memphis

Catch this headline going by on our newswire? The wife of Crittenden County Sheriff Dick Busby, shot six months ago in the shootout with men who killed West Memphis police officers, was robbed Friday outside Pancho's restaurant in West Memphis.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 12:48:16

When guns are outlawed ...

... maybe a Republican legislator with a curious tale of a search for a woman he couldn't name might not turn up with a holstered sidearm on an abortion clinic parking lot in Minnesota.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 12:31:45

Family Research Council labeled 'hate group'

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which caused a little embarrassment to House Speaker Robbie Wills earlier today, is getting far broader attention for its labeling of the Family Research Council a hate group for its anti-gay speech.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 10:49:04

Tullis lost mayoral runoff

Bobby Tullis, who lost a Green Party race for state treasurer, lost his runoff for mayor of Mineral Springs this week.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 08:49:52

Robbie Wills' form letter: Bad form UPDATE

Aw, gee, you almost feel sorry for him. Except that House Speaker Robbie Wills' apparent decision to blanket all 2010 political candidates with form letters — congratulations to winners, attaboys to losers — was so shallow it was doomed to the embarrassment it has now reaped Of course Wills sent a syrupy letter of condolence to everyone, no matter how insane or evil, including Billy Roper, the neo-Nazi who was a write-in for governor.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 08:46:20

Pack up those travel myths

Thanks to Scott Faldon for this. Today is the busiest air travel day of the year, right?

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 08:36:00

Gov. Beebe says ...

Roby Brock has a good roundup of Gov. Mike Beebe's remarks on a Q&A on AETN last night.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 06:44:14

No tolerance for sexual harassment

Interesting story in Democrat-Gazette today. Andy Davis writes about a state parole worker unhappy that a state Parole Board member, Jimmy Wallace of England, got little more than a tsk-tsk and some counseling on sexual harassment for asking to see a tattoo on her breast, talking about sexual matters with female employees and remarking on the "eye candy" in the office.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 06:29:36

Rogers beats Tea Partyer

Rogers voters gave a decisive win yesterday in a mayoral runoffman to Council member Greg Hines, who defeated Kurt Maddox.

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