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Hillaryism

"I believe in an America always moving toward the future." —Hillary Clinton, June 21 This was not the most important line in Clinton's Ohio economic policy speech, only the most amazing. Surely there cannot be a more vacuous, meaningless piece of political. . .

Another WWII hero passes on

Jeff Thatcher, a fellow journalism student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and co-worker at the Arkansas Democrat in the early to mid-1980s, announced that his father David, 94, had died Wednesday in Missoula, Mont. During the past several years I've...

Sit-in more than gimmick

First a filibuster in the Senate, now a congressional sit-in. Washington Democrats are doing their darnedest to get some action on sensible gun legislation, and Republicans may have picked the wrong foe in Congressman John Lewis of Georgia. I write that not. . .

Trumpism won't disappear when he does

On Saturday, someone tried to kill Donald Trump. You may not have heard about it. The story didn't get much play, the attempt wasn't well planned and the candidate was never in jeopardy. Still the fact remains that authorities arrested one Michael Steven. . .

Many of state’s deer wasting away

One of the biggest stories in Arkansas this year involves four legs � and I'm not talking about the two apiece used by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. I'm talking about those used by deer, a growing number of whom have a deadly, incurable neurologic disease. . .

To be fixed, Europe needs a wrecking ball

Imagine a young Margaret Thatcher, a politician who deeply mistrusts the political establishment and identifies on a gut level with the frustrations of the middle class. That's shorthand for what Britain will need as it picks up the pieces after today's "Brexit". . .

Trump's pivot to Damascus

If you turned on cable TV news Monday, chances are good that you caught Corey Lewandowski fibbing that he doesn't have a clue why Donald Trump fired him as his campaign manager. Of course he knows. In a series of interviews on several shows, Lewandowski dodged. . .