JOHN BRUMMETT: Obstruction deconstructed

Subscriber onlyWhen the time comes, special counsel Robert Mueller might not put it quite the way I am about to put it. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: College or church?

Constitutional rub

Subscriber onlyCan a private college after 40 years be rebranded as a church virtually overnight, thereby exempting it from FOIA requests to see how it handled public monies it received courtesy of legislators? Continue reading...

Duct tape and its uses

Troubled passengers, alert passengers

Subscriber onlyHe was stopped before he got to the cockpit of American Airlines Flight 31 from Los Angeles to Honolulu. And whether he's harmful to others or just himself remains to be determined. Happily, he was armed only with a laptop and not a box-cutter like those favored by the hijackers of a different, less prepared decade who sent both planes and the country into a tailspin. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyAn outsourcing trend Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Respecting authority

Public employees should reject entitlement

Subscriber onlyPerhaps only someone who is raising or has raised a child can appreciate this thought: Don't judge a frazzled parent if his or her actions don't make perfect sense. Continue reading...

Lowell Grisham: A Jesus world

What if more people responded like Him?

Subscriber onlyHow different might our culture be if we engaged our world as Jesus engaged his? Jesus challenged conventional thinking. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyNew ‘public art’ in Bentonville hard to take Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyNew 'public art' in Bentonville hard to take Continue reading...

Not how it's done here

When in Rome, or even Washington …

Subscriber onlyLast summer, when a coup d'etat failed in Turkey, our friends in the government therein decided to take a few simple measures to prevent a similar episode later. Continue reading...

Don't fear the shot

Vaccine can ward off pneumonia

Subscriber onlyWho do you immediately imagine when the illness pneumonia is mentioned? A frail, elderly woman at the end of her life? A man with decades of smoking and years of wearing oxygen, laid up in the hospital? People succumbing to pneumonia and getting the most advanced medical technique of the 16th century, bloodletting? Continue reading...

Speech that isn't free

Subscriber onlyOne of the more gratifying stories in the National Football League (NFL's) offseason has been the ongoing (at time of writing) unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyIt's for peace of mind Continue reading...

Others say: Speaking of fraud

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump has empaneled a commission to investigate voter fraud. The real fraud is the commission itself. Continue reading...

On turning 100

Subscriber onlyI went to a birthday party the other day for someone who has lived through the flu pandemic of 1918, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the nuclear jitters of the Cold War and the disastrous first four months of Donald Trump. Continue reading...

Who said that?

Doubt anonymous sources, but not their necessity

Subscriber onlyIn nearly 30 years as a print journalist — all but four of them here in my native state of Arkansas — I cannot recall using anonymous sources as the basis for a story. Continue reading...

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