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It takes a party

Subscriber onlySo Hillary Clinton is officially running, to nobody's surprise. And you know what's coming: endless attempts to psychoanalyze the candidate, endless attempts to read significance into what she says or doesn't say about President Barack Obama, endless thumb-sucking about her "positioning" on this or that issue. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyCourts facility doesn’t ‘fit’ There is ongoing debate on whether to renovate and expand the existing Benton County circuit court facilities or build a new complex by the county jail. Continue reading...

Letters to the editor

Subscriber onlyCourts facility doesn't 'fit' downtown Continue reading...

Bill Clinton heard from

He takes a gentler, kinder tack

Subscriber onlyHere's the word from Bill Clinton as he prepares to run for First Gentleman: "I think it's important, and Hillary does, too, that she go out there as if she's never run for anything before and establish her connection with the voters . . ." Good idea. It would let her wipe the slate clean of all her scandals, deceptions, failures and everything else she'd prefer that the voters forget. And she might be able to do it, too, for her forgettery can be impressive. Some of us can hardly wait for the new, born-again Hillary--just another presidential candidate introducing herself to the voters. Continue reading...

The day after

Subscriber onlyHow did your tax filing go? If you needed any help from the Internal Revenue Service, chances are it was awful. Continue reading...

Room to improve

Financial education aids states

Subscriber onlyApril is Financial Literacy Month, so it's a good time to examine personal financial capability here in Arkansas. And there is room for improvement. Continue reading...

This is effective?

Subscriber onlyAsa Hutchinson gathered the media last week to announce that he had performed very effectively as governor during the legislative session. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyNot worth that price Reading the article about the VA solar-power system at the Veterans Hospital, it was stated that $8 million of funding was provided to save the hospital possibly $150,000 a year. Continue reading...

NWA Editorial: Serious deliberation needed on court elections vs. appointments

Serious deliberation needed on court elections vs. appointments

Subscriber onlyCan you name any of the justices on the Arkansas Supreme Court? Continue reading...

Provocations

Subscriber onlyLet's talk about inequality in American society. Tell us again what a terrible country this is, dominated by the super-rich who care only about preserving their wealth and privilege. Nobody else has a chance. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyKeep monument off Capitol grounds Erecting a monument at the state Capitol of the Ten Commandments is a big mistake. Continue reading...

A post-session agenda

Subscriber onlyThe legislative session has ended and the state's new governor, Asa Hutchinson, can now catch his breath and actually begin setting a course for the next four years. Continue reading...

Letters

Subscriber onlyAll are welcome here If you want to marry your 14-year-old daughter to a 56-year-old man, come on down. If you want to handle poisonous snakes and strum guitars, come on down. Continue reading...

Stuff and nonsense

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson said something nonsensical and alarming the other day. Continue reading...

Between the lines: "Arkansas Travelers" prepped to promote Hillary Clinton

Campaign volunteers from state prepped to wield their influence

Subscriber onlyLittle will be easy for Hillary Clinton in her second bid for the presidency, not even in Arkansas, where she got 70 percent of the primary election vote her first time around. Continue reading...