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A jumble of cookies to remember

Mar 26, 2015 9:42pm

In the Broadway musical version of the Addams Family, Grandma tells a crestfallen Pugsley, “That’s life, kid. You lose the thing you love.” I saw this musical several years ago. For all the show’s...

Chrome, black and red

Sep 25, 2014 5:05pm

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Spray painting de Tocqueville

Jan 01, 2014 6:02am

The Internet has been described as a kind of “great equalizer” in that it holds the power to give otherwise voiceless masses a platform for public opinion.

I tend to regard this sentiment...

Toward a less angry America

Jan 01, 2014 6:02am

There’s a verse, Proverbs 22:24, that says in the King James Bible, “Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go.”

The verse is both a warning and a...

Other Voices Raising taxes on pastors

Dec 18, 2013 5:46pm

Many pastors across the country are paying attention to a federal court case in Wisconsin that could have a big impact on their taxes.

Last month, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled...

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...

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