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Brummett online: Firing arrows into the air

A governor’s residence, a college football stadium, a public-school battle in Little Rock and the presidential choice from Hades — these and other matters cry out for an overdue firing of conventional wisdom’s ever-fickle arrows of fate. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Reasons for hope

Subscriber only"History has never set any precedent that an empire is capable of governing the world forever." Continue reading...

Worthy aspirations

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: This is a revised and updated version of a column first published online-only Wednesday. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Coming up on the left

Subscriber onlyA lightly percolating question has arisen in Arkansas politics. It's whether a young Democrat named Conner Eldridge might actually make a race of his challenge to U.S. Sen. John Boozman. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Life in this neighborhood

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas in Fayetteville could aspire to be Vanderbilt. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: One more step forward

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Bar Association's House of Delegates moved the state closer Friday to a nobly challenging undertaking. Continue reading...

Ol' Bubba Trump

Subscriber onlyI told Bubba McCoy that, frankly, I was jealous. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: An inconceivable something

Subscriber onlyThe Washington Post put a flawed headline on an online post Monday morning about statements Donald Trump had made in television interviews minutes earlier. Continue reading...

Brummett online: For reason and sanity

The Orlando horror proved a bloody battleground of American political and cultural warfare. Continue reading...

The cards we're dealt

Subscriber onlyLast week the Arkansas Democratic Party announced that former President Bill Clinton will speak at the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner on Friday, July 15, at the Verizon Arena. Continue reading...

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