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Updated on September 27, 2012 at 1:34 PM

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Re: “Burge's Turkeys and Hams

Smoked meat is the draw here, but they also make great fried catfish and fried fruit pies. The menu is huge. But this is the single best thing in the place: Containers of smoked turkey salad. You can pretend there's only a touch of mayo along with the ground up turkey and seasoning. It's healthy, see?

Posted by Max Brantley on 07/09/2010 at 1:47 PM

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Re: “Legislature itches for more control over 'independent' agencies

Good point. Currently, all of the above.

14 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Max Brantley on 09/20/2017 at 7:27 AM

Re: “Home again. Was there any news?

Sound,

Ellen and I took our kids on a cruise from Athens to Barcelona, with stops in Rome, Naples, Livorno, Monaco and Marseille. Then, in Barcelona, Ellen and I got on a train to France, where we walked from village to village in the Dordogne River valley for a week. I know you don't do Facebook, but my page is open to all and I put photos and more details there.

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Posted by Max Brantley on 09/17/2017 at 10:01 AM

Re: “Hey, Jeff Bezos! The mayor says come to LR!

Durango hits one prominent nail. Amazon is trolling for zillions in corporate welfare. Normally Arkie politicians are willing. But a handout to a Walton competitor? Sorry Mark, not happening

City can't front this alone as with tech park. Not even a dime on every sales dollar would be enough welfare.

15 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Max Brantley on 09/12/2017 at 11:04 AM
Posted by Max Brantley on 09/08/2017 at 3:16 PM

Re: “Obama: A gift that keeps on giving to the haters

And if Obama golfing fails there's always.......EMAIL!

37 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Max Brantley on 08/30/2017 at 11:44 AM

Re: “Congressman who assaulted reporter refuses interview with victim

Ouch. Right Olphart. How did I manage to mistake Montana for a Wyoming? Now corrected.

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Posted by Max Brantley on 08/30/2017 at 9:25 AM

Re: “Eyes in the sky coming to Arkansas highways

Hugo, Harvey, they all look the same to me. Surprised I didn't say Audrey. That's still my lodestar hurricane because it hit my hometown directly after killing hundreds in Cameron about 30 miles to the south.

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Posted by Max Brantley on 08/28/2017 at 2:50 PM

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