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OTHERS SAY Free speech wins one

Subscriber onlyThe concept of free speech is easy to defend when the words are agreeable. The test comes when someone expresses views that are unpopular or inflammatory. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

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Frau Merkel must go

Subscriber onlyFor many years, those of us who are critical admirers of the European Union have warned that it was on a bad path. Continue reading...

Letters to the Editor

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MIKE MASTERSON: Down on a tee

Impeaching good will

Subscriber onlyI wouldn't want to be the Walmart executive who approved the third-party online sale of "Impeach 45" T-shirts--if anyone other than an electronic device even made that decision. Continue reading...

No pain, no pain

Why disrupt the economy at this point?

Subscriber onlyThe economic news during the first part of this presidency has been almost all good. Business loves Donald Trump, as he'd be the first to tell you. And, as a president named Coolidge once said, the business of America is business. Continue reading...

HOBSON: War policies not working

Subscriber onlyWhat has resulted from America's Mideast wars since 2001? Our military support of Syrian rebels helped create a nation in ruins, Assad in power, 400,000 deaths, and millions of refugees. Defense Secretary Mattis says "we are not winning" against Afghanistan's Taliban. Our regime-change project in Iraq fractured that nation into ungovernable pieces. Regime-change in Libya turned that dictatorship into a failed state. We're also involved nearby in Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen, Uganda, Mali, Niger and Cameroon. The cost, according to The Nation magazine: $5.6 trillion. Continue reading...

GREG HARTON: The search for unity

Methodists struggle to align with all its members

Subscriber onlyOne Sunday back in March, members of the First United Methodist Church in Louisville, Miss., took a vote. The outcome reflected what its 12-million member denomination isn't. Continue reading...

HOW WE SEE IT: Not even Facebook can contain the American ideal

When technology collides with history

Subscriber onlyIt shouldn't surprise anyone that when modern technology collides with our nation's founding document, a discussion of the fundamental nature of the American mind ensues. Continue reading...

MIKE MASTERSON: Back to Buffalo

Regulatory rigmarole

Subscriber onlyAttorneys for C&H Hog Farms (badly misplaced in the Buffalo National River watershed) are herding every pig-in-a-poke possible toward the state's Pollution Control and Ecology Commission in hopes of overturning their client's Regulation 5 permit denial. Continue reading...

Preferred Family exits

Subscriber onlyAfter another week of disturbing news stories describing the conduct of some of its employees, Preferred Family Health Care is pulling out of Arkansas. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

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