Rapert's posture

August 9, 2018
We must not allow state Sen. Jason Rapert (R-Conway) to frame the lawsuits generated against his placement of a Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds as an assault upon Christianity itself — or, as he does when he's pretending that the monument serves a secular function, an assault upon American "heritage and history." /more/

Don't arm teachers

July 12, 2018
It's been roughly five months since 14 high school students and three staff members were shot and killed in their school in Parkland, Fla. /more/

The cult of Trump

June 21, 2018
Nearly 40 years ago our country was introduced to two major phenomena centering around cults: namely, the Moonies and the Shiite Muslims. There were others, as well, and I soon became fascinated with the dynamics of cults and cult leaders (both religious and secular) in general — leading me to read a number of books and articles, some even written by those who had been deprogrammed after spending time in a cult. /more/

Lights out

June 21, 2018
I was taught to turn lights out when I was not using them. We pay extra for electricity to finance energy-saving programs that involve devices that turn lights out when not in use. Yet, the city of Little Rock recently sent an email advising citizens to combat crime by leaving outside lighting on all night. That is backward, ineffectual, potentially counterproductive and environmentally irresponsible advice. /more/


Most Commented On

  • Imagine if we had LeBron

    Basketball star LeBron James, in partnership with the Akron public school district, opened an I Promise school for third and fourth graders this week to serve at-risk kids such as he once was.
    • Aug 2, 2018
  • Leading with lies

    The past week's tweet storms illustrate with stunning clarity the secret to both the disgrace and miraculous survival of Donald Trump after 18 months of spectacular failures. He controls the news of the United States.
    • Jul 26, 2018
  • More »

Popular Events

  • Hiring Event with Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen @ Pulaski Technical College - South Campus

    • Wed., Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Arkansas Craft Guild 40th Annual Christmas Showcase @ Arkansas Craft Guild 40th Annual Christmas Showcase

    • Fri., Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5.00
  • Social Painting Fun for the Whole Family @ Pinot's Palette Little Rock @ Pinot's Palette Little Rock

    • Mondays-Sundays, 2-9 p.m. Continues through May 28 $27 to $37; Reservations required by phone or online
    • Buy Tickets

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation