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Posted Wednesday, February 26, at 10:23 AM
I want to show you a quote I ran across last week. "Is Arkansas going to be an enabler for Obamacare and the Washington D.C. interests who seek to impose their will on us? Or are we going to hold the line on behalf of the people of Arkansas in opposition to this dreadful law?" Those were the words of House Majority Leader Bruce Westerman during the first day of debate on continuing to fund the private option plan for the Affordable Care Act in Little Rock...

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Posted Wednesday, February 26, at 10:22 AM

This is one that conservatives and Republicans are going to want to clip out and save. Heck, some of them might want to frame it. It's time for the media and Democrats to lay off of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. After weeks of hyperventilated coverage, there is still no definitive proof that he had any role in the decision to close some lanes on a bridge leading into New York City to get revenge in a political opponent. ...

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Posted Wednesday, February 26, at 10:20 AM

This idea is going to seem a little hypocritical since I made fun of Tom Cotton's mother endorsing him, but bear with me. The smartest thing Mark Pryor could do to get reelected in November is to get his dad out on the campaign trail with him. He doesn't have to endorse his son, or even make a speech; he just needs to be seen with him...

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Posted Wednesday, February 12, at 1:37 PM

Last week I wrote about the Arkansas plan for dealing with Obamacare, and why we should keep it. This week I want to concentrate on the new voter ID law. I don't like it, but since it is a Republican idea, and we have a Republican dominated legislature, it will remain the law, and I will just have to live with it...

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Posted Friday, December 21, at 1:04 PM

Is the Second Amendment still worth the cost? There are 26 families in Connecticut that might not think so. Let me start this by telling you that, while I am a social liberal, I like guns. I don't want to lose the right to own them. We just have to learn more about living in society where almost anybody can get a gun...

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Posted Friday, December 14, at 12:59 PM

Do you remember that crap they told us in school, about how playing sports builds character? Clearly that doesn't apply to those who coach. When Hugh Freeze left last year I was disappointed, but not angry. I wrote, at the time, and still believe, that for him, Ole Miss had to be his dream job. Oh, one other thing, He never promised he'd stay...

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Posted Friday, December 7, at 11:56 AM

I was sitting around the other day thinking profound thoughts, when it occurred to me that for a city as small as Marked Tree, it has sent a lot of its citizens into the world of radio. Now, I know that for many of you the old joke about having a face perfect for radio came to mind. While I'm sure it's safe to declare that none of these people will ever show up as People's Sexiest Man, they don't make extra money on Halloween being paid to scare children...

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Posted Friday, November 30, at 1:41 PM

I think I'm going through election withdrawal. After all, it was THE STORY for the past year. Now, just like that, it's gone. Imagine what the people of Ohio are going through? Obama and Romney were in that state almost on a daily basis in October. Political commercials saturated their TV viewing. Now, it's gone. Not in a slow gradual way, but almost the blink of an eye. Those people won't know what to do with themselves...

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Posted Wednesday, November 21, at 3:59 PM

If you are a regular viewer of FOX News, first you have my sympathy, and if you can pull yourself away from watching that bunch of blubbering idiots to read this, I'll give you the answer to their latest big story. For weeks, FOX News has been focused on what happened in Benghazi. ...

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Posted Friday, November 16, at 1:13 PM

In the immortal words of Gerald Ford, "Our long national nightmare is over." So this is just a few random thoughts before the next election starts, which probably be next week. This was not just the most expensive presidential election ever, counting every race, the politicians and their supporters spent six billion dollars. ...

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