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Re: “High school football opens with a streak

Here he comes,
look at that, boogity
There he goes,
look at that, boogity
And he ain't wearin' no clothes

Oh yes, they call him the Streak
Fastest thing on two feet

He's just as proud as he can be
Of his anatomy
He's gonna give us a peek!

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Posted by Poison Apple on 08/29/2017 at 6:59 AM

Re: “A local legislator stands up for Arkansas Tech

No clue who Rep. Henderson is. That said, I have read enough about Rep. Mary Bentley to know she is not doing her job representing people. She is just promoting some ultra alt right agenda. Glad to see someone finally stand up against her from her own party. Wish more Republicans would speak out against the insanity.

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Posted by Poison Apple on 08/28/2017 at 7:57 AM

Re: “Arkansas Democratic Party calls for removal of Confederate monuments from public grounds

Serious question here to the Governor and the rest of our elected leaders:

If you do not wish to remove the statues that honor the Confederate dead because you feel they can be used as teachable moments, then why don't you authorize some statues honoring the dead slaves that helped build this country? If you are going after a teachable moment, shouldn't the whole story be presented?

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Posted by Poison Apple on 08/17/2017 at 5:27 PM

Re: “Arkansas Capitol draws crowd for Charlottesville-inspired unity rally

Just saw the mother of the young man who committed the act of terrorism in Charlottesville being interviewed on television. The interview was conducted Saturday where she was being interviewed by a news crew, and where she was first made aware of what her son had done. When asked whether she knew her son had gone to Charlottesville to attend a White Supremacist rally, she responded by saying she didn't know that it was a White Supremacist rally he was attending. She thought it was a Trump rally. Same Thing.

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Posted by Poison Apple on 08/14/2017 at 7:16 AM

Re: “Grampa's, and catfish, are back

You are right Hillcrest. Thanks for reminding me. I guess I like Burges as good as any of them. I want to try Eat My Catfish to see how it is. I really like Lazy Pete's. And Doe's Catfish Plate at lunch isn't bad either. Is the Cock of the Walk in Maumelle still open. Been years since I ate there. Was pretty good as well, the best I can remember.

Posted by Poison Apple on 07/16/2017 at 2:01 PM

Re: “Grampa's, and catfish, are back

Lassis Inn is good. I eat there three-four times a year. But if it is as good as it gets, then the bar is too low. Soul Fish is average at best. Again, just my opinion. I don't get the need to over season catfish like Soulfish does. In the old days, you could go to North Little Rock to the Catfish House or Grandpa's and the catfish at both places was superb. Catfish steaks were also prominently featured. You see less of them today as everyone wants the filets. The catfish there was rolled in cornmeal, with salt, and maybe some pepper but very simple and fried to perfection. A lot of places use too much salt. Murry's east of Hazen was excellent the last time I ate there, but I haven't eaten there in years. I have heard nothing but good things about Dondie's. I must try it sometime. Lazy Pete's and Flying Fish are both above average. I like them a lot. Burges has great catfish as well. Again, nothing compares to the Grandpa's or Catfish House of old. I will have to try the new one. Thanks for the suggestions.

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Posted by Poison Apple on 07/15/2017 at 3:13 PM

Re: “Grampa's, and catfish, are back

Would like to know your list of premium catfish purveyors in Little Rock. There are several average catfish peddlers in LR, but I don't know of very many that I would call excellent.

Posted by Poison Apple on 07/14/2017 at 8:43 AM

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