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Re: “Can Arkansas defend legal support for segregating schools?

If you had to choose between a school rated 1/10 and one rated 7/10, where would you send your children?……

9 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by Richard Roe on 05/30/2018 at 12:19 PM

Re: “Child care voucher program to expand dramatically, governor says

Good news for the many state legislators who own these daycares and receive the income.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Richard Roe on 05/17/2018 at 4:16 PM

Re: “What's that smell? Is it medical marijuana? Or just burned up applicants?

Dustin McDaniel rejected a proposal for medical marijuana while he was Attorney General. Now he's one of the winners in the selection process.

12 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Richard Roe on 03/07/2018 at 9:58 AM

Re: “The controversy brewing at Arkansas Baptist College

I have always marveled at the positive public perception of Dr. Hill, considering that controversies and questions seem to follow him from job to job. He was hiding money under bridges to buy recruits back when he was an assistant at Arkansas.

"Arkansas: Danny Nutt and Fitz Hill were the two Arkansas assistants in charge of recruiting Means. They met with Lang at his apartment in January 2000.

Because Lang already had a deal in place with Alabama, he said he told Arkansas the price was $200,000.

"They offered me a job to be the defensive line coach at Arkansas, plus the money Logan had already given me, which was about $80,000," Lang said. "Fitz told me he'd leave the money in a bag under a bridge."

Documents obtained by The Commercial Appeal corroborate Lang's story.

According to an NCAA report summarizing a conversation between Hill and investigator Richard Johanningmeier, Hill admitted telling Lang that Arkansas "did not have a problem" with the request. The report said Hill told Lang that "like in the movies, the money would be placed in a location, for instance under a bridge."

Nutt, still at Arkansas, did not return a phone message from The Commercial Appeal. Hill, now a fund-raiser at Ouachita Baptist University, also did not return a phone message. "

9 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Richard Roe on 01/18/2018 at 9:42 AM

Re: “Dear Little Rock, Amazon DOES matter

Do you drive to work, Max?

9 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Richard Roe on 10/27/2017 at 9:26 AM

Re: “Mayor Stodola responds to critics of effort to squelch rap show

Stodola has no say over Verizon, which is in NLR. Im pretty sure the State Fairgrounds and War Memorial have larger parking lots than the Metroplex, though, and I havent seen the Mayor admit problems policing those.

20 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Richard Roe on 10/14/2017 at 11:48 PM

Re: “Rap show uproar raises questions about police management, 1st Amendment

I wonder if they think North Little Rock should cancel the Jason Aldean show at Verizon. More than fifty people have been shot st his concerts.

31 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Richard Roe on 10/13/2017 at 7:16 AM

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