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Analysis: Arkansas Dems adjust to role after ranks shrink

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas solidified its transformation from a Democratic stronghold in the South to a solidly Republican state in the November election, with the GOP expanding its hold on the Legislature and easily handing its six electoral votes to President-elect. . .

Journalism's hard year draws to a close

This has probably not, in fact, been the worst year in the history of American journalism. But you'll forgive me if it feels that way just the same. It was, after all, a year in which the country firmly entered the post-factual era, led by an incoming president. . .

The anti-establishment, anti-corruption, anti-PC revolution

The American people fired self-serving, corrupt politicians from both parties. The progressive media and political correctness indoctrination, which was strangling the free exchange of ideas and speech was clearly rejected. We have experienced an American Brexit. . .

Jessica Williams' light must continue to shine

It's impossible to imagine the depth of pain and sorrow in learning your precious child has been kidnapped, raped and murdered, thrown off a bridge into a drainage ditch and left for dead. It's even harder to image that the man responsible for raping your. . .

Will Trump embrace new high-tech weapons to counter Russia, China?

The Pentagon has begun briefing key allies on plans for advanced weapons technologies aimed at offsetting Russian and Chinese military gains. But the next round of these discussions is on hold awaiting approval of the programs by the Trump administration. Deputy. . .

Unrelenting John Bolton for secretary of state

President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering seriously at least two men for the critical position of secretary of state. One, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has divided the Trump team between those who think it is a good idea and those who. . .

After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over

Twenty-five years ago � December 1991 � communism died, the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union disappeared. It was the largest breakup of an empire in modern history and not a shot was fired. It was an event of biblical proportions that my generation thought. . .

No tears for the death of Fidel Castro

Sometimes history doesn't have to wait to judge � and when it comes to dictators, even dead ones, we shouldn't either. With news of Fidel Castro's death Friday � finalmente � world leaders began offering eulogies, some of which were so vapid or willfully. . .