• Kai Caddy
  • Issue of
  • Feb 22-28, 2012
  • Vol. 38, No. 25
Digital Edition


  • History makers
  • The Big Picture
  • History makers

    The state Capitol, in observance of Black History Month, is exhibiting 45 portraits of African-Americans who served in the state legislature during Reconstruction, 1868-1893.
  • The Insider
  • Will he or won't he?

    Political filing opens Thursday, Feb. 23, and some question marks remain about Democratic congressional candidates in the 2nd and 4th Districts.
  • The Observer
  • The Hospital Dog

    There aren't many bright spots, sitting in a hospital room on cold, dreary winter days, watching your father die by inches.
  • Letters
  • An open letter to Rep. Jeff Miller

    I welcome you, Chairman Miller of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. I understand that you are coming for a visit soon. Let me tell you about the homeless in my neighborhood.


  • DOGin' the VA
  • Media
  • DOGin' the VA

    With the Republican primary occupying most of the national news cycle and the state fiscal session, despite Minority Leader John Burris' best efforts, a bore, maybe Paul Greenberg and co. grew restless and simply couldn't hold the bile inside anymore. How else to explain the Democrat-Gazette editorial page's hysterical opposition to the Department of Veteran Affairs plans to open an expanded veterans service center on Main Street?
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  • Editorials
  • Compromise, damn you

    Having previously ruled that "money" is "speech," and "corporations" are "people," a marauding U.S. Supreme Court may be about to rule that "aggression" is "cooperation" and "surrender" is "compromise," and tipped fellow Republicans that the decision is coming.
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  • Editorials
  • Justice is served

    State Sen. Bruce Holland, R-Greenwood, sought a Republican-style compromise with the legal system, but didn't get it. There may be a lesson here for the legislative and executive branches.
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  • Ernest Dumas
  • Santorum applies religious test

    The rise of Rick Santorum raises the prospect that this year we will get closer to a test of that sentence in the Constitution that says "no religious test shall ever be required" for president or any other office in the land, which was debated hotly in 1787 but only mildly from time to time in the intervening 225 years.
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  • Bob Lancaster
  • Domino theories

    Rubow said his least favorite president was Jefferson because one time he lost every penny he had at a Shreveport casino and that never would've happened if the Louisiana purchase had fell through.
  • Words
  • Overreaching

    "Wagner has never been charged, and police plan to reach out to him as part of the re-opened investigation, but they say he is not a suspect."




  • What's Cookin'
  • Chili with a kick returns

    The Big Red Ball Charitable Foundation, the charitable arm of the Little Rock Kickball Association, once again presents Chili with a Kick from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Dickey-Stephens.


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