Wait a minute … did we read that right? Could it be that the State of Arkansas has found itself at the bottom of yet another “list” and that in this case, it’s a GOOD thing?Although the website conducting the survey – an outfit called “Thrillist” – in...
Category: Editorial    Published: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014     comments
Free Speech can be shield or sword, as Cosby furor displays
Bill Cosby's career has been deeply rooted in the possibilities and protections provided by freedom of speech.The legendary comedian and actor's career began with landmark comedy routines in which he tackled sensitive racial subjects. He was the first African American male with a starring role on TV...
Category: Wire Columns    Published: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014     comments
Asserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive amnesty to 4 to 5 million illegal aliens.He will order the U.S. government not to enforce the law against these 5 million, and declare that they are to be exempt from...
Category: Wire Columns    Published: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014     comments
Letters to the editor from News-Times readers are encouraged. The editor reserves the right to condense letters as required by space limitations and to edit them before publication. Any letters deemed objectionable will not be printed. Letters must be signed by the writers before they will be consid...
Category: Editorial    Published: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014     comments
Today is Sunday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2014. There are 38 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Nov. 23, 1889, the first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device consisted of four listening tubes attached to an Edison phonogr...
Category: Editorial    Published: Sunday, November 23rd, 2014     comments
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