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Bible references misleading

Subscriber onlyLeslie Belden's column (July 18, Religion section) was extremely misleading. She quotes Ephesians 5:22, "Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord," and stops there. She neglects to mention Ephesians 5:25, "Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for it." Ephesians 5:28 states, "So husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife, loves himself." Continue reading...

It's their specialty

Subscriber onlyFor the moment it's all a jumble and may remain so if Hillary Rodham Clinton manages to cover her tracks as well as she usually does. Continue reading...

Ahhh, our handy A/C

Subscriber onlyAny American who has spent much time around visiting Europeans has probably had some version of this conversation: "Why do you use so much air conditioning?" they ask. Continue reading...

Saving Simba

Subscriber onlyRest assured, I grew up realizing boys can be rowdy boys. Yet I cringe when reading stories like the one about Micaeleb Prather. Continue reading...

Courted confusion

Subscriber onlyThis current Arkansas Supreme Court is a fine mess, I tell you. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyAlong with the other recent letters about taxing Internet purchases, I want to add another viewpoint. I'm retired. I'm 71 years old and living solely on Social Security. Continue reading...

Back to our roots

‘Green’ burials an alternative in death

Subscriber onlyThough the years, we've been assured of the inevitability of death and taxes. Unlike the latter, there are no loopholes that can help anyone bypass the former. Continue reading...

John Kasich at the bat

Subscriber onlyThis is more like it. One more serious story about the Republicans as they prepare to nominate a presidential candidate. Continue reading...

NWA Letters

Subscriber onlyLeslie Belden’s column was extremely misleading. She quotes Ephesians 5:22, “Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord,” and stops there. Continue reading...

The new Atticus, and old

First drafts always works in progress

Subscriber onlyWe can argue about whether we ever should have seen "Go Set a Watchman," the literary sensation that all the best book clubs are now desperately discussing. Does the 89-year-old Nelle Harper Lee really want us to see it? Who knows? Continue reading...

A sweet fight

Subscriber onlyNow that they have critically (and foolishly) wounded the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Grover Norquist and his allies in the conservative gadfly movement are taking aim at a far more formidable (and worthy) target: Big Sugar. Continue reading...

The price of fetal parts

Subscriber onlyPlanned Parenthood's reaction to the release of a clandestinely recorded conversation about the sale of fetal body parts was highly revealing. After protesting that it did nothing illegal, it apologized for the "tone" of one of its senior directors. Continue reading...

Want not waste

Questions still surround hog farm

Subscriber onlyRecently, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality opened yet another public-comment period concerning the latest modification request for the Cargill-contracted confined animal feeding operation, C&H Hog Farms in Mount Judea. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyMay I quibble just a bit with Jerry R. Kinney's and Vivian Lawson Hogue's recent letters regarding my mother Janet Hill's earlier letter about Dr. John Rosemond's stock answer to "why" questions? Continue reading...

The fact-free left

Subscriber onlyThere is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words. Continue reading...

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