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A fond farewell to 3 young Sun journalists

If you haven't already missed one, you'll soon notice three names missing from the bylines on stories and photos in The Sun. Education reporter Grant Stewart, who hails from Paragould, has moved on to a government job (the "dark side" as we jokingly refer to it. . .

Blind to real problems

For several decades, a few black scholars have been suggesting that the vision held by many black Americans is entirely wrong. Dr. Shelby Steele, a scholar at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, said: "Instead of admitting that racism has declined, we...

Budget balancing in my house, and in the House

Balancing a budget is hard. I know, because that's my job in my household. So I can empathize with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack. Here are some things I've found to be true after spending countless hours crunching our family's numbers. • Much of your spending is. . .

The politics behind separation anxiety

Need proof that the current controversy over children of undocumented immigrants is more political than humanitarian? Hillary Clinton said she was "adamantly against illegal immigrants" and supported a border wall until she ran for president in 2016. In his 1995. . .

Trump's 'deal' with Kim is far from close

President Donald Trump boasted last weekend that his "denuclearization deal" with Kim Jong Un could "save potentially millions & millions of lives!" He even proclaimed in the exhilaration of his return from Singapore: "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from. . .

Donald Machiavelli no habla espanol

Cracking down on illegal immigration was never going to be pleasant, but this? It's worse than you think. The travesty of separating children from their undocumented, migrant parents was less about cracking down as a policy than about Donald Trump's bet-winning.. . .

The shadow across the photo

John Moore may have lost the midterm elections for the Republican Party and badly damaged the re-election prospects of President Donald Trump. Moore is the Getty Images photographer who snapped a viral picture of a crying 2-year-old Honduran girl at the. . .

Medicare's problems are political, not economic

If you saw the Associated Press report two weeks ago, you know that Medicare will run out of money three years sooner than expected. According to the program's trustees, Medicare will be insolvent by the year 2026. To be insolvent is to have insufficient funds to. . .