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Resuscitating truth

Subscriber onlyFor more than 30 years until retiring last year, Michiko Kakutani wrote book reviews for the New York Times that were smart, informed, sometimes brutal and always feared. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Pity for POTUS

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

BRUMMETT ONLINE: He just can't help it

Subscriber onlyAlas, I must defend President Trump once again. I continue to find him more suitable for diagnosis than condemnation. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: The challenges of a city

Subscriber onlyBaker Kurrus describes Little Rock as a fine place with serious challenges. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Taking it to court

Subscriber onlyAs a lawyer told me Thursday, speaking entirely metaphorically, you don't want to leave bullets in your gun if you're in the fight of your life. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Changing attitudes, culture

Subscriber onlyUSA Today published a ranking the other day that called Little Rock the 19th-worst city in the country. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: A shameful display

Subscriber onlyNo gun-use restriction of any sort is going to be approved by this Arkansas General Assembly. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Perilous president

Subscriber onlyThe small Balkan nation of Croatia did what Hillary Clinton couldn't. It beat Russia. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Those Arkansas values

Subscriber onlyIf you're between 30 and 49 and on the Arkansas Works health insurance program under Medicaid expansion, all you had to do last week was punch up a YouTube video on your iPhone 8 or iPad or laptop or desktop computer. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: The vote of your life

Subscriber onlyThe biggest decision you'll make on the ballot in November--and you need to know this now--will not concern the governorship or a seat in Congress. Continue reading...

Brummett online: Fooled again? Probably

Subscriber onlyMore pointless words have not been spoken since last Donald Trump opened his mouth. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Embracing due process

Subscriber onlyPublic service requires more in terms of responsible behavior than turning yourself in to the Arkansas State Police. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Time to process

Subscriber onlyDemocratic U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware understated the moment. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: The whole ballgame

Subscriber onlyWe're 4-4-1 and split down the middle as to which way that "1" should go. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: How not to oppose Trump

Subscriber onlyLet’s check on the latest excuse for political dialogue occurring at the intersection where disgraceful Trumpian behavior and Democratic haplessness collide. Continue reading...

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