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MIKE MASTERSON: Costly lessons

Swindle in the court

Subscriber onlyFate might well have been involved when a lawyer named Swindle was admonished and fined over $16,000 for questionable actions in three cases. Continue reading...

FRAN ALEXANDER: The inconvenience of plants, animals

Administration, Congress attacks vital environmental protections

Subscriber onlyWe grow up discovering there are rules governing how, where and when we should act in certain circumstances. And, when the teen years hit, we question and sometimes challenge or break the rules just to test their strength or to make them justifiable in our lives. Finally as adults, hopefully, we begin to understand the "why" behind most of the social and legal structures put in place to keep mayhem at a minimum. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyAbsurdity of Trump deserves no shelter Continue reading...

Speak no evil?

State: Lawmakers deserve protection for testifying

Subscriber onlyThe city of Fayetteville’s legal battle to keep its civil rights protections covering sexual orientation or gender identity is, at the moment, not about that at all. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: Staying in the know

Journalists have a duty to ask question after question

Subscriber onlyThere once was a man who lived in an ivory structure in a very important city. He had asked for the opportunity to live there, knowing full well his every move would be watched, his ever utterance analyzed, his every policy scrutinized. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: No taking it back

Social media postings can have long-term impact

Subscriber onlyIt's easy to breathe a sigh of relief at a judge's decision to keep a Huntsville kid whose social media posting unnerved a school district from returning to school this fall. Continue reading...

Criticism provides chance to show value of libraries

Subscriber onlyA recent opinion piece published by Forbes advocated that free public libraries be replaced with Amazon Bookstores. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyNation’s collapse will be rooted in its deficit Continue reading...

Good riddance to a bully

Subscriber onlyWe struggle to name a human being as awful as the stinking rotten block of cheese in the national refrigerator named Alex Jones. Continue reading...

Missed opportunity

No income tax better than cut income tax

Subscriber onlyWhen government gets around to cutting taxes, it’s a little chancy to criticize. Continue reading...

Alienating base

Latest trend

Subscriber onlyI've written previously about what a foolish business plan it is for companies to needlessly alienate customers from all faiths and ideologies by publicly taking sides on political and social issues. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: Take it for a spin

Bike-sharing program comes with lots of potential

Subscriber onlyFayetteville and the University of Arkansas campus are about to be invaded by a battalion of bicycles. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyTo protect national river, stop eating pork products Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Lifetimes of stuff

Subscriber onlyI seriously doubt, in fact I am certain that, except for a few mementos and treasured items that touch them sentimentally, my grown children with homes of their own and lots of their own stuff don’t want it. They really don’t need to sort through things that are years old and probably considered somewhat dated. Plus, I don’t want to dump that responsibility on them. Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

Subscriber onlyNation's collapse will be rooted in its deficit Continue reading...

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