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Lexus 570: Just good, old-fashioned luxury

Published Nov. 19 2017

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—A few days before Beautiful Blonde Bride and I headed out to the hills of Arkansas—lovely just now—for...

What it's like driving the Dodge Demon

Published Nov. 19 2017

Tired of stories about driverless cars? Then how about a story of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, one of...

Cadillac's CTS-V is a high-end hooligan and a daily driver

Published Nov. 18 2017

Cadillac's CTS-V is a mild-mannered monster, a Clark Kent car that transforms instantly from milquetoast sedan to high-horsepower track master.

Vulgar Display: Texan should reconsider profane message criticizing president

Published Nov. 18 2017

President Donald J. Trump is, to say the least, a polarizing figure.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Nov. 18 2017

Cheers & Jeers for Nov. 18, 2017

Treatment is answer to opioid crisis

Published Nov. 18 2017

President Donald Trump recently declared a public-health emergency for the opioid epidemic. The announcement was mostly meaningless to opioid addicts...

A no-labels look at Obamacare mandate

Published Nov. 18 2017

If the No-Labels folks were running Washington, our policy-making and politics would be running smoothly, civilly, and effectively.

California: Truly a moving experience

Published Nov. 18 2017

SAN FRANCISCO—Evidence that when Democrats rule taxes are never high enough can be found at any gas station in this...

Shopping Season: Do you support local economy during holidays or do you prefer to shop online?

Published Nov. 17 2017

Next week at this time, many of you will be out and about, enjoying the bargains to be had on...

The emergence of two presidents named Trump

Published Nov. 17 2017

During the 2016 political campaign, with Hillary Clinton clearly headed for White House victory over her unorthodox GOP opponent, Donald...

Media focuses too much attention on the wrong voters

Published Nov. 17 2017

Every outrageous Trumpian appointment, action or statement is a reminder of the far-reaching impact of presidential elections, even when the...

Misguided Lawsuit: Gunmaker, dealers not to blame for Sandy Hook

Published Nov. 16 2017

It was a tragic day—five years ago next month—when Adam Lanza, a deeply disturbed young man just a year out...

CNN caught in crossfire

Published Nov. 16 2017

In a surprising twist, the regulation-loathing, business-boosting Trump administration is threatening to block AT&T's proposed $85-billion buyout of Time Warner...

A quiet day at the old ballpark, 65 years ago in 1952

Published Nov. 16 2017

Before we put baseball to bed for the winter, let's consider this only slightly facetious question: Do we cheer too...

Alabama rolls toward a high-stakes political skirmish

Published Nov. 16 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—But for the bomb, the four would be in their 60s, probably grandmothers. Three were 14 and one was...

Changing Times: Arkansas liquor stores, grocery chains at odds on expanded wine sales

Published Nov. 15 2017

Right now in Texarkana and other Arkansas "wet" areas, grocery and convenience stores are allowed to sell what are termed...

Bill Gates and our schools

Published Nov. 15 2017

The Bill Gates Foundation's efforts to improve U.S. public education haven't gone as well as hoped, as Gates admitted in...

Trump hitches Mideast policy to a reckless prince

Published Nov. 15 2017

Have President Trump and his son-in-law bet their entire Mideast policy on a reckless 32-year-old Saudi crown prince who is...

Corruption of faith from corruption of politics

Published Nov. 15 2017

When Jim Zeigler, the state auditor of Alabama, invoked the Bible to defend Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations...

Starting Young: Financial responsibility to be part of curriculum at Arkansas high schools

Published Nov. 14 2017

Reading, writing and 'rithmatic were the staples of a good education in the old days. We should add a "hickory...

Anything goes for NCAA's heavyweights

Published Nov. 14 2017

WASHINGTON—With America's elite college football teams closing in on the playoffs to determine a national champion and a new race...

Selective outrage about Kevin Spacey

Published Nov. 14 2017

I first saw Kevin Spacey in an old crime series called "Wiseguy." It was about three decades ago, and he...

Careful what you wish for, Democrats

Published Nov. 14 2017

The calls for impeachment of Donald Trump from prominent Democrats are both understandable and at the same time baffling.