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Got Pot? No Guns: Arkansas medical marijuana users will have to make hard choice

Published Dec. 3 2016

Arkansas voters who passed the medical marijuana bill in November may have overlooked one key fact.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Dec. 3 2016

Cheers & Jeers for Dec. 3, 2016

Saving Carrier jobs is great, but it's no answer

Published Dec. 3 2016

President-elect Donald Trump and his vice president, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, pulled off a great little coup this week by...

Build mandate by getting things done

Published Dec. 3 2016

It's been a little over three weeks since Donald Trump won the presidential election, but he can't stop stewing over...

For secretary of state: John Bolton

Published Dec. 3 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering seriously at least two men for the critical position of secretary of state. One,...

Name Change?: Should Little Rock airport continue to honor Clintons?

Published Dec. 2 2016

This week, an Arkansas state lawmakers asked constituents if they would support a bill to remove the names of former...

Transition proposals more crucial than transition team

Published Dec. 2 2016

In recent days, the transition focus has been on President-elect Donald Trump's retreat from some high-profile campaign stances and his...

Constitutionally clueless, Trump requires scrutiny

Published Dec. 2 2016

WASHINGTON—We all know Donald Trump loves the Second Amendment (guns). But the First Amendment? Not so much.

Virus of polarization

Published Dec. 2 2016

Pope Francis' characterization of worldwide tensions based largely on race and ethnicity couldn't be more on point. The leader of...

On The Move: Relocating fire stations a good idea if it means city is better protected

Published Dec. 1 2016

Texarkana has grown over the years. More so than many would have believed.

Life-saving public transit

Published Dec. 1 2016

The latest accounting of carnage on the nation's highways should be setting off alarms and causing greater investment in safer...

Try as he might, Trump cannot stop a curious press

Published Dec. 1 2016

WASHINGTON—Every new president begins his tenure by trying to manage the press. And even though the press is a far...

Fidel Castro and the dead idea of a socialist utopia

Published Dec. 1 2016

WASHINGTON—With the end of Fidel Castro's nasty life Friday night, we can hope, if not reasonably expect, to have seen...

Common Courtesy: Texarkana littered with cigarette butts left by careless smokers

Published Nov. 30 2016

According to the experts—which means folks with advanced degrees who get paid to study this stuff—around 18 percent of Americans...

Trump's cabinet is signaling trouble

Published Nov. 30 2016

I have written Donald Trump's early appointments would suggest whether he intended to act presidential or would remain the bomb-thrower...

Trump's sane plan for immigration

Published Nov. 30 2016

Donald Trump has a well thought-out immigration program, far better than anything Hillary Clinton ever came up with, and it's...

The left's love affair with Fidel Castro

Published Nov. 30 2016

In a statement following the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, President Obama spoke of "the countless ways in which...

Boogeyman: Castro's death an opportunity for the United States in Cuba

Published Nov. 28 2016

He's been America's boogeyman in the Caribbean for more than 50 years.

Speaking of a village and its people

Published Nov. 28 2016

FISHTRAP HOLLOW, Miss.—The fall woods are not brilliant this year, but dry and brittle and going from green to brown...

Big government and individual liberty

Published Nov. 28 2016

The first vote I cast for president was for Jimmy Carter, thereby providing additional evidence that the 26th Amendment was...

Trump can be outrageous, dangerous

Published Nov. 28 2016

After years of being outraged at conservative outrage over the predominantly non-outrageous actions of President Barack Obama, I am now...

Trotter's path to reaching Eagles immortality

Published Nov. 28 2016

It was complicated.

Cyber Monday: Online sales offer enticing deals, but don't forget local retailers

Published Nov. 28 2016

Everyone knows about Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that is traditionally considered by real-world retailers as the busiest shopping...