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Greg Harton: The artful dodgers

Sessions, parties playing the games of D.C.’s ‘swamp’

Subscriber onlyIn an increasingly digital world in which click-bait headlines and less substance rule, details matter more than ever. The political powers hope -- with some evidence they're right -- that Americans are content with generalities. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Town hall tumult

Womack, Cotton get earfuls, but don’t expect them to change

Subscriber onlyLast week's town hall meetings in Northwest Arkansas were vital events that accomplished virtually nothing in terms of governing this nation. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: A moving target

Senate complicates Charlie Collins’ campus-carry bill

Subscriber onlyWithout question, if some murder-focused assailant opened fire on a college campus and I was a member of the faculty or staff nearby, at that moment I would want a gun to give me and those around me the best chance for survival. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Crossing someone's line

Everyone has an opinion these days, thank goodness

Subscriber only"You're an idiot," was the caller's final remark. Continue reading...

Collins hits his target

Fayetteville lawmaker’s patience pays off on gun bill

Subscriber onlyState. Rep. Charlie Collins is nothing if not a long-term political strategist on the policy changes he hopes to see in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Brother, can you spare a dollar?

Supreme Court ruling clears way for panhandlers

Subscriber onlyWord of a new level of permissiveness for beggars has quickly spread among the homeless and destitute. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The good, the bad and ...

Lawmakers have varied ideas of necessary laws

Subscriber only"Even if it's a good idea but it's a bad piece of legislation, it shouldn't get out of this committee until it's a good idea and a good piece of legislation." Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The gifts of Northwest Arkansas

Region has so much for which residents can be thankful

Subscriber onlyWhen it comes to the gifts of 2016, it's easy to put our circumstances in Northwest Arkansas in perspective. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Who's your ... parent?

Are birth certificates about biology, parenting or both?

Subscriber onlyPeople of the same sex who want to make a matrimonial commitment to one another, one recognized in all the legal ways a heterosexual marriage is, won a monumental victory in the U.S. Supreme Court last year in Obergefell vs. Hodges. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The flim-flam factor

Trump tweets less important than his governance

Subscriber onlyDid Donald Trump have a extramarital affair with Vladimir Putin? Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The American president

Listen to Clinton: President Trump deserves a chance

Subscriber onlyI left the newsroom early last Tuesday evening, having done my work during the unnervingly quiet hours of the day shift. Most of the reporters and news editors had come in during the afternoon, prepared for the quadrennial slog known as election night. Continue reading...

Hogging the spotlight: Players use UA program as megaphone for their cause

Subscriber only"Our Razorbacks don't just represent the University of Arkansas -- they are the pride of an entire state." Continue reading...

Greg Harton: A pre-election purge

Casting a ballot too early leaves no room for ‘surprises’

Subscriber onlyNext Monday will be the day before the election. I generally don't like writing about election-related issues so close the actual Election Day, so I figured I'd better clear my mind this week. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: Guilt by association

It’s not fair, but our actions reflect on others

Subscriber onlyMy drive between events my sons were involved in recently took me from downtown toward the west side of Fayetteville. Weaving through the Wilson Park area, I spotted several Tom Terminella for Mayor signs. Someone had spray painted a couple of the larger ones. It looked like the "artist" didn't attempt to do anything other than deface the campaigns signs. If the paint represented any symbol, it was unintelligible. Continue reading...

Greg Harton: The price of admission

If casinos come to Arkansas, make sure local communities benefit

Subscriber onlyWhew! Continue reading...

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