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JOHN BRUMMETT: Dressed to kill

Subscriber onlyU.S. Sen. Tom Cotton deserves praise for transparency. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: It's complicated ...

Subscriber onlyWho knew cutting income taxes would be so complicated? Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Sounds like a false start

Subscriber onlyOnce again, this newspaper put on a Senior Expo at the convention center in Little Rock, and, once again, the noon hour was devoted to a political panel’s discussion. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Outrage overload

Subscriber onlyDemocrats waste energy seeking to exploit each daily outrage by Donald Trump. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: A sage with a stent

Subscriber onlyBubba McCoy, now 70 and looking it, reared back in that friendly old faded-brown leather recliner in his trailer office at Bubba's Auto Emporium southeast of here. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: It's getting interesting

Subscriber onlyThe mayor's race in Little Rock isn't until next year and would have been interesting even without Frank Scott's entering it. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Dysfunction’s dirty pool

Subscriber onlyThe Hutchinson-Hendren dynasty in Arkansas finds itself under increasing attack from the far right. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Up on the high-wire

Subscriber onlyYou get what you vote for. That's how it supposedly works. Continue reading...

Gunning for her shot

Subscriber onlyThere is this woman named Jan Morgan who calls herself the "gun goddess" and comes across as a mix of Tommy Robinson, Sarah Palin and Janet Huckabee. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Hypocrisy everywhere

Subscriber onlyPerhaps without intention, the New York Times op-ed page Sunday perfectly presented the nation's worsening malignancy of political polarization. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: A job for the Marines

Subscriber onlyHow screwy is American politics? It’s really screwy. Hyper-screwy. Scary-screwy. Continue reading...

Fix for a broken program

Subscriber onlyThe problem never was that state legislators used relatively small sums of state surplus money to fund capital projects improving life in the small, poor rural communities that dominate the state's politics and culture. Continue reading...

The NRA wins again

Subscriber onlyThe National Rifle Association is politically brilliant, utterly so. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: The Alabama situation

Subscriber only"If you can't run against Roy Moore, then what kind of party you got?" Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: The moral will

Subscriber onlyNow we’ll reopen the banal gun argument for a few days. Passion will rage. Fear will abound. Reason will fade. Gun sales will rise. Gun prices will spike. Continue reading...