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OTHERS SAY - Common ground, found

Subscriber onlyIn this age of partisan bickering in Washington, we’re pleased to spotlight rays of bipartisan congressional cooperation on a national crisis: opioid abuse. Continue reading...

Madam ambassador

Call it time off for great behavior

Subscriber onlyEARLY ON in this administration, somebody said that only Donald Trump could have put together such a Cabinet. The man wasn’t afraid to disappoint, or disrupt, the establishment—and didn’t want milksop appointees doing milksoppish things. Continue reading...

Letters to the editor

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NWA EDITORIAL: Thursday's thumbs

Vandalism on historic building makes no sense

Subscriber onlyWednesday was the first day around Northwest Arkansas that felt like fall, a season we highly recommend with a generous thumbs up. While we're at it, we'll offer a few more: Continue reading...

OTHERS SAY: Time for wage increases

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. economy added 134,000 jobs outside of the farming sector last month, coming 51,000 short of projections, but that might have been the only bit of bad news in the monthly jobs report. In short, the economy remains robust. The U.S. unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percent to 3.7 percent. That is the lowest level since December 1969 when the federal government imposed a military draft lottery for the first time since World War II, the first Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line and a gallon of gas cost 35 cents. Continue reading...

A senator’s finest hour

Subscriber onlyIn a speech announcing her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) reminded me of some of the great orators of the past. Her speech was measured in tone, substantive in content and delivered with conviction. Continue reading...

NWA LETTERS

Subscriber onlyAre Fayetteville leaders listening to residents? Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: High-stakes midterms

Subscriber onlyWe’re now inside a month until the midterm elections that will do no less than check or validate Donald Trump. Continue reading...

HOYT PURVIS: Blind allegience?

Doctrines, dissent and reality in the Trump years

Subscriber onlyThe Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination dominated much of public and media attention in recent days. We saw a brutal confirmation fight laced with holier-than-thou hypocrisy and strict partisanship. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Not good enough

The vote only powerful if it’s used

Subscriber onlyTurmoil over the recent confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is far from over. Continue reading...

COMMENTARY: Conservatives are the real liberals

Subscriber onlyOccasionally I tune in CNN, actually appreciate some of its news discussions and otherwise grin and bear it. The other day, though, I frowned and decided not to bear it because here was this hoity-toity guy telling us how freedom would be endangered with Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court because the conservatives would outnumber the liberals. Continue reading...

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