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JOHN BRUMMETT: All about the taste

Subscriber onlyThanksgiving is about eating and giving thanks for what you're eating. To say otherwise would be to bury the lead. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: The arrows land

Subscriber onlyReaders don’t clamor for the arrows quite as loudly and insistently as they demand the rural wisdom of Bubba McCoy. But they clamor nonetheless. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Truth and the Clintons

Subscriber onlyIn Little Rock on Saturday to celebrate the 25th reunion of the 1992 presidential campaign, the Clintons told a wealth of important truth, cheered by 3,000 in a state that now overwhelmingly rejects and widely detests them as tellers of non-truth. Continue reading...

What could happen

Subscriber onlyAllow me to lay out how it is that Republicans in the U.S. Senate want you to give up your health insurance so that they can give income-tax cuts inordinately to rich people. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Democratic rebirth

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

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Democratic rebirth

Subscriber onlyJonathan Crossley is a happening thing in Little Rock education. And now he conceivably represents a happening thing in Arkansas Democratic politics. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: A staunch society

Subscriber onlyThey could be lies, his defenders among Alabama evangelical Christian conservatives say. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Belay that excitement

Subscriber onlyDemocrats are ecstatic because they won state and local races Tuesday in a few blue places they were supposed to win, but did so by margins larger than expected. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: It's circumstantial

Subscriber onlyThe problem with pointing out the circumstantial evidence that racism is a factor in the post-Obama reddening of Arkansas is that every person in the state who voted Republican for president from 2008 onward will think you just called him or her a racist. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Trump, but not …

Subscriber onlyWhen the venerable New Yorker publishes a left-leaner’s profile of Tom Cotton that nominates the state’s junior senator as heir to Donald Trump, it qualifies as a thing. Continue reading...

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