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Brummett online: Schooling the old guy

Subscriber onlyThey didn’t know me and I certainly didn’t know them. And I’m thinking I learned more from them than they learned from me. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Thank you, Sir Paul

Subscriber onlyWould we still need him, would we still feed him, when he's 73? Continue reading...

Being Baker Kurrus

Subscriber onlyTry to imagine being Baker Kurrus. Or let me take a stab at it. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Dinner with Michael Poore

Subscriber onlyAt dinner at Cafe Bossa Nova in Little Rock's Hillcrest neighborhood on Tuesday, I handed the man from Bentonville a letter from a Little Rock public school teacher. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Advice from the old guy

Subscriber onlyThe Young Democrats of Arkansas, of which there are some, have graciously invited me to come to their convention Friday afternoon and share my “unique” perspective on their party. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: About that veto ...

Subscriber onlyPeople out in the public are saying the Legislature acted fraudulently to pass Medicaid expansion last week. Continue reading...

Asa speaks his mind

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson calls Baker Kurrus "the balm of Gilead." It's a biblical reference to a cure-all. Continue reading...

What just happened?

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: A version of this column was originally published online-only on Wednesday. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Is our hope eroding?

Subscriber onlySocial media blew up Monday night over Little Rock in outrage at the news of Baker Kurrus’ unceremonious dumping by the Hutchinson administration as superintendent of the city’s public schools. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: No unicorn here

Subscriber onlyLet me tell you what I'm hearing on whether the Hutchinson administration's scheme to pass a bill it would then veto, and thus cleverly save Medicaid expansion from Senate Republican obstruction, is legal. Continue reading...

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