• Brian Chilson
  • Issue of
  • May 18-24, 2017
  • Vol. 43, No. 37
  • The Deluge
Digital Edition

News

  • The Observer
  • More bad news

    As we write this, the Little Rock City Board is readying an ordinance to make it exponentially harder for charities to feed poor and homeless people in city parks.
  • Letters
  • Gift that keeps giving

    see that one proposed charter is to occupy a school building leased from the Waltons, a return on a real estate investment, unless the building was given to them — then it's a gift that keeps on giving.

Columns

  • Arkansas's GOP factions
  • Jay Barth
  • Arkansas's GOP factions

    One clear takeaway from the 2017 legislative session is that, for the first time, stark factional divisions within the state's Republican Party are now shaping the winners and losers in Arkansas's public policy debates.
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  • Goodbye, 
Mr. Trump
  • Ernest Dumas
  • Goodbye, Mr. Trump

    It is hard to escape the feeling that the fortunes of President Trump and the country took a decisive, and for Trump a fatal, turn May 9-10, when the president fired the director of the FBI over its investigation of Russian efforts to swing the presidential election to him and the very next day shared top-secret intelligence with Russian officials in an Oval Office meeting closed except to a Kremlin press aide toting electronic gear to capture the intimate session for Russians but not Americans.
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  • Trump unfit
  • Gene Lyons
  • Trump unfit

    Even as an oligarch, President Trump turns out to be breathtakingly incompetent. Is there any reason to suppose he's even loyal to the United States? Does he even understand the concept? Trump is loyal to Trump, and to his absurdly swollen ego. Nothing and nobody else.
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