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The De-evolution of Arkansas

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics
Beth Arnold

In the Arkansas of my growing up, not only was smart good, but the prevailing philosophy was always to do the right thing, to show other people dignity, and to honor the common man. I'm sad to say that those days are gone. In today's Arkansas, we can't recognize a lie when it's spoon-fed to us, and we don't want to help anyone who isn't as white-bread as we are.

Easy Reader: Ellen Sweets's Stirring It Up With Molly Ivins a Five-Star Feast

David Finkle | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
David Finkle

A woman who scoured stores and the Internet for every type of utensil, Molly was unflaggingly eager to gather friends around her not only to feed them but -- as the devoted Sweets emphasizes -- because they would feed her with their wit and knowledge.

Confessions of a Yellow Dog Democrat

Mira Schor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mira Schor

These are not the most positive feeling days, as we contemplate the possibility of an imminent Republican/Tea Party take-over of Congress. But I can ...