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Editorial: Plan to be good to yourself

Nov 23, 2015 4:52pm

It’s that time of year again — surely you noticed.

It is the season of thanks and giving, of merry and Christmas, of street lights red and green — and of overspending, overeating,...

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Nate Strauch: Let them fight

Jul 15, 2015 2:59pm

Remember Michael Sam? Unless you’re a fervent fan of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes — and if you are, bonjour mes amis francophiles! — you probably haven’t heard from him in...

Roy Ockert Jr.: Background check lapse allowed killer to buy gun

Jul 14, 2015 8:33am

While much of the public attention in the wake of the June 17 Charlotte, S.C., church massacre has been focused on the Confederate battle flag, little has been said or done about the violations of...

Rick Holmes: The flag that binds Americans

Jul 08, 2015 7:16am

BALTIMORE – At Fort McHenry, it’s all about the Star Spangled Banner.

An especially large American flag has always flown over this star-shaped stone fortress at the mouth of Baltimore Harbor...

Nate Strauch: The cultural Civil War

Jul 08, 2015 7:13am

There’s something sickly poetic about the northern media telling southerners they’re not allowed to have their Confederate flags anymore. It’s not irony, though I’m sure there’s a good word for it...

Steve Barnes: Huck’s finest moment

Jul 07, 2015 10:40am

Even his sternest critics agreed it was one of Mike Huckabee’s finest moments. To the surprise of many in the crowd of thousands, Huckabee’s oratory, in style and substance, quite surpassed that...

Steve Barnes: Unlearning the malignant mindset of poverty

Jun 30, 2015 8:49am

English is her “second language.” Though born in the U.S. to American parents, she was unaware that she spoke not in conventional sentences, using conventional verbs and nouns — the phraseology of...

Roy Ockert Jr.: State Police ramps up secrecy on fatal traffic accidents

Updated: Jun 23, 2015 7:18am

Somebody in the upper ranks of the Arkansas State Police apparently wants the agency to keep accident reports secret from the public. Maybe it’s the natural police penchant for keeping details...

Nate Strauch: Call me Nathan

Jun 09, 2015 7:56am

The first time I heard the name “Bruce Jenner” was at an ex-girlfriend’s house, during the first season of an impossibly stupid television program called “Keeping up with the Kardashians.” At the...

Steve Barnes: Failed appeal offers anti-abortion activists hope

Jun 08, 2015 7:06pm

Everything involving the abortion issue, in Arkansas and the nation, is cloaked in predictability. Everything except the final outcome of a debate that began in 1973, when the U.S. Supreme Court,...

Editorial: More than media object to comment

Jun 08, 2015 5:15pm

We do not mean to enter into the fray that is presidential election politics nearly a year and a half before the election, but we must take strong exception to former governor and presidential...