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Springtime for Hitler

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but if you are a neo-Nazi, a Klan member or any other stripe of "White Power" chanting vermin, then you are evil. Evil. That's the word Donald Trump has been looking for all week, but he hasn't been able to come up with...

Lee worth remembering, but just don't honor him

Touch not that statue of Robert E. Lee in lovely Charlottesville, Va. Let it stand, keep it handsome and dignified, but around it place plaques telling the curious that the man memorialized there was a traitor to his country who went to war so that white people. . .

Does a permanent treaty with North Korea makes sense?

After weeks of belligerent rhetoric, North Korea took a pause Tuesday. But where is the mercurial Kim Jong Un headed next? U.S. officials are debating whether he may want direct talks with Washington about a formal treaty to replace the 1953 armistice agreement. . .

Rooting out relatives in county government

Even though it should have been adopted years ago, the Craighead County Quorum Court finally mustered enough support Monday night to pass a nepotism ordinance that better protects taxpayers from potential lawsuits. We applaud the move and especially the. . .

Governor already has a million advantages

Advantages don't guarantee success, but they certainly help, and so far Gov. Asa Hutchinson has more than a million of them. That's how many dollars he has raised as of July 18 for his re-election campaign, which will be against whomever the Democrats can. . .

Tragedy in Charlottesville

In the South during the Jim Crow era, the "one-drop rule," codified into law, asserted that if a person had just one drop of African-American blood, they were considered "black." I wonder what we'd learn if we gave former KKK leader David Duke and the "white. . .

Political coup of Trump would end the republic

The election result was a shock to the progressive elites and ill-informed supporters. There was a similar reaction the limited government believers had with the election of Barack Obama. The major difference was after a short interval of stunned paralysis, these. . .

Immigration reform is a threat to the economy

The latest immigration proposal coming from the Republican Congress is a plan to change legal immigration from one that is family-based to one that is skill-based, with a priority placed on those who speak English. The bill would also cut the number of refugees by. . .