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Chrome, black and red

Sep 25, 2014 5:05pm

Woodstock Model 5N. This might not mean much to most folks, but this designation plays a significant role in American Cold War politics. It also has a special place in my life as a writer.

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Putting off the hard choices, again

Dec 18, 2013 5:45pm

Republicans and Democrats fight about a lot of things, but one thing they agree about: When in doubt, put off the hard choices.

If the $17 trillion national debt wasn’t proof enough of this...

Other Voices Removing some waste from college

Dec 11, 2013 4:51pm

The Arkansas Razorbacks lost to both Mississippi schools this year in football, but at least the state leads in another, more important area: the number of adults age 25-64 with college degrees....

Other Voices In campaigns, past votes never forgotten

Dec 11, 2013 4:52pm

When former lawmakers run for office, they can expect their legislative records to be examined with a fine-toothed comb. Votes they may have long since forgotten can unwittingly become the...

Letter to the Editor Keeping chaos at bay

Dec 04, 2013 4:12pm

On Nov. 12, the Shirley School cafeteria had a smoke incident that resulted from a burned plastic component in one of the ceiling lights. The smoke and consequent water system activation resulted...

Other Voices The tradition of Little Rock Hog games

Dec 04, 2013 4:12pm

Growing up in Arkansas, it was a given that I would be a Razorback fan. Although my parents are from Georgia, they moved to Fayetteville to work at the University of Arkansas for Campus Crusade...

Other Voices Fatherly advice a million times

Dec 04, 2013 4:13pm

When I was around 17, my father gave me a piece of advice.

I didn’t know it at the time — sitting there waiting for the traffic signal to change at the intersection of the Martha Mitchell...

Other Voices Privacy on full public display

Nov 13, 2013 3:13pm

Ayn Rand, the controversial darling of the rightmost extremities in modern politics, once wrote, “Civilization is the progress of a society towards privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public...

Other Voices Stalemates, not shutdowns, in state’s future?

Nov 13, 2013 3:37pm

Could there be a state government shutdown, considering the federal government shutdown was so much fun? It wouldn’t go that far, but the way state law is written could help create extended...

Other Voices Secret Service agent recalls Kennedy assassination

Nov 13, 2013 3:38pm

Most of us who lived through 1963 can tell you exactly where we were and what we were doing on Nov. 22 when we heard that President John F. Kennedy had been shot in Dallas. That memory ranks as a...

Committee needs to cut deficit, drama

Nov 06, 2013 11:35pm

Twenty-nine members of the Senate and House met for the first time last Wednesday to try to do what Congress has been unable to do for a while — govern responsibly and undramatically on a...

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