Lesson for schools

September 5, 2008 School administrators can gain from a recent court decision some much-needed guidance on how to react to student voices they dislike.

Going on radio

September 4, 2008 Much evidence exists to indicate that many peoples came to ancient America in many boats from many places at many different times. The oceans were highways, not barriers between continents.

Freedom of Information

September 3, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - When the Arkansas legislature enacted the state Freedom of Information Act in 1967 it was immediately labeled as one of the strongest and most comprehensive in the country.

American story times two

September 3, 2008 My mom, the next-to-last of 8 children, was born in 1933 - the middle of the Great Depression - on the family farm near Canehill, Arkansas.

Faith-based politics

September 2, 2008 Like red, white and blue bunting, pastors and prayers have been prominently displayed in Denver at the Democratic National Convention - as they will be in St. Paul for the GOP.

Letter to the Editor

September 1, 2008 Lower age limit? Dear editor: I noticed a college professor felt we should lower the drinking age for American youth. I thought college professors were supposed to be smart.

Food for thought

September 1, 2008 Sometimes a really simple question turns into a really deep thought, and the person who asked it has no idea that their question would be so thought-provoking.

Celebrate Labor Day

August 29, 2008 "No one wants to work anymore." When a friend and neighbor made that observation a couple of weeks ago, he set me to thinking. Now Labor Day is upon us. Do we have anything to celebrate?

Worrying about money

August 29, 2008 How do you enjoy your life when you're constantly worried about money?