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Re: “Big Fish of North Central Arkansas dispensary coming to Heber Springs

Isnt it interesting a Dr with a vested interest, a former insider politician, and a lawyer received permission to open a dispensary in a county they have absolutely NO connection to.

12 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by David Smith on 01/11/2019 at 9:39 PM

Re: “Arkansas Times challenges law that requires state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel in federal court

Someguy, while I like that kind of a requirement, it would still be a free speech issue for the company. If my company wants to boycott Israel (no discrimination, just a disagreement about their laws and actions), then I have to right to do so. That doesn't mean the state can dictate what my company says or does. Again, not now nor have I ever thought about boycotting... this is just a principal thing.

Posted by David Smith on 01/04/2019 at 5:23 PM

Re: “For the record: Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a) a liar b) full of 'HuckaBS'

Rex, don't think for a minute that any us think what that group did to Tucker Carlson is acceptable. It isn't. BUT... and this is a big but... Tucker is not the President. Our discussion involves a tyrant little man dictator who attacks those who question him in any way. He says despicable things about SO many people. Huckleberry acts SO indignant about the intern, yet defends her leader when he congratulates the Congressman who put the journalist in a head lock and threw him to the ground. You NOR your president can justify this behavior.

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by David Smith on 11/09/2018 at 8:27 PM

Re: “Growing free speech concern on Israel boycott law

I had to sign this agreement to do business with a state agency. I'm not part of any boycott, but I thought it was definitely a restriction on MY rights making me sign the agreement.

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Posted by David Smith on 08/30/2018 at 5:26 PM

Re: “Tom Cotton "has surpassed Ted Cruz as the most disliked member of the Senate"

Ken, your post is really sad. So many partial facts, lies, etc. Nobody is trying to tell you how to think. But thinking is critical and clearly you aren't. If you fail to see the corruption that has filled DC compliments of your president, then you are completely blind. Look how many have been fired, resigned, or under investigation? How many from the Obama years were fired? How many convictions? As for your pathetic rehash of the kkk, we all know the same racists who were dems back in the hey day of the kkk, moved to the GOP after the integration began.

10 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by David Smith on 05/10/2018 at 10:45 PM

Re: “Tom Cotton "has surpassed Ted Cruz as the most disliked member of the Senate"

Steven, I have no idea where you get your news or alternative facts, but you need to find new sources. The younger generation is totally turning against the GOP and their actions that show such hatred for anyone different than themselves. You are SO jumping the gun on North Korea. Your president tried the same taunt as you regarding the 3 prisoners in blaming Obama for not bringing them home. Oddly, two of the prisoners were captured under your presidents term in office. Korea does not have peace yet nor is it de-nuclearized. Kim is an expert at playing games. As for corrupt officials in an administration, 45 has them all topped. Just look at how many have been fired, resigned, or under investigation. Nothing like it in history for the first 18 months of a president. You dont even mention Cohen now admitting taking over a million dollars to gain access to big lobbyists and even a Russian oligarch. You have lost all credibility by your posts.

11 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by David Smith on 05/10/2018 at 10:34 PM

Re: “Governor announces reduction in workers comp insurance rates, workplace fatalities

Death, I would agree with you, but then you get an employee who keeps working the system and making multiple claims on hard to confirm injuries. Then you need WC more than ever. Believe me there are plenty of lawyers out there just waiting to latch onto a claim.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by David Smith on 03/26/2018 at 4:51 PM

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