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Thanks and Giving

Nov 24, 2015 2:47pm

I’d like to take a moment here and send a sign of respect to those who, with kids out of school and underfoot for the Thanksgiving season, do not have time to read this. (“...

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Other Voices Few vote in school board elections — is that OK?

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

I’ve used this quote before in describing runoff elections, but it’s even more appropriate for the upcoming school elections. The poet Carl Sandburg wrote, “Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody...

Other Voices Risk, relativity and reward for Sept. 8, beyond

Sep 11, 2013 6:02am

Last week the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics released a new report, Measuring the Prevalence of Crime with the National Crime Victimization Survey. The report contains...

Random Ramblings The power of our words

Sep 04, 2013 4:35pm

Gossip: Noun, casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, involving details that are not confirmed as being true.

I very rarely have come across a case of gossip that...

Blood shortage needs donors to give

Aug 01, 2013 12:32am

“It’s scary how low we are.”

That’s what I remember the American Red Cross worker saying to me last Saturday as he attached a Band-Aid to my arm after I had given blood. He was talking about...

Holding the House in 2014

Aug 01, 2013 12:33am

The Political Animals Club in Little Rock was kind enough to invite me to be on a panel last week related to 2014 elections. The lunch meeting at the Governor’s Mansion was sold out — likely a...

Old sounds not forgotten

Aug 01, 2013 12:47am

Writing for, Roberto Baldwin recently published the article, “Say Goodbye to the Tech Sounds You’ll Never Hear Again.” In it he highlights a number of once-common sounds that many of us...

Hot vehicles are danger zone for small children

Jul 17, 2013 4:59pm

From Arkansas Children’s Hospital

As temperatures in Arkansas continue to rise, it is difficult to imagine that any parent could ever leave their child alone in a vehicle, but it happens and...

Efforts to passfarm bill illustrate Congress’s dysfunction

Jul 17, 2013 5:06pm

Nothing illustrates the dysfunctional nature of Congress like its abortive efforts to pass a new farm bill. If you have gotten the impression that our nation’s lawmakers are not even trying, you...

Other Voices Punting on part of Obamacare

Jul 17, 2013 5:21pm

“I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow.”

Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind.

Recentlyjust the Obama administration announced it...

Other Voices Will it take a crisis to fix the debt?

Jul 17, 2013 5:22pm

Rahm Emanuel, once President Obama’s chief of staff and now mayor of Chicago, told corporate executives in 2008, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that, it’s an...

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