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  • Jul 9

    Maggio Is Guilty, Says 8th Circuit

    "A fundamental misunderstanding of his crime..." by OurVoicesAR

  • Jan 2

    By the People, For the People: Our Best Shot in Decades

    What in the world is going on in this country? There was a time when you could discuss differences with people and, whether you convinced them your position was right or not, you could remain friends and go on with your life. Agreeing to disagree was an honored solution to problems; now it’s “my way... by OurVoicesAR

  • Mar 24

    Decision America Tour with Franklin Graham in Little Rock

    “America is at a crossroads, and I believe we should take every opportunity to stand up for the things of God and His Word.” -– Franklin Graham The 2016 Decision American Tour with Franklin Graham has a rally set for Tuesday, April 12, at noon on the steps of the State Capitol in Little Rock.... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jul 31

    With Politics (and Life), Action is Truth

    New Jersey Governor and GOP Presidential hopeful Chris Christie says “I mean what I say and say what I mean.”  He says that, but somehow his actions tell a different story.  He praises compromise, but the other side has offered nothing and expects everything. That is not governing, it’s “going along to get along;” not... by Jack

  • Jun 27

    Requiem For An American Dream

    Originally posted by Politically Short: “Drastic change, under certain conditions, creates a proclivity for fanatical attitudes, united action, and spectacular manifestations of flouting and defiance; it creates an atmosphere of revolution”, wrote Eric Hoffer in The Ordeal of Change.  Hoffer continues, “we are usually told that revolutions are set in motion to realize radical changes.... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jun 15

    Rachel Dolezal and Humanist Privilege

    We had planned to comment on remarks made by Democrat strategist Brian Benjamin about Rachel Dolezal, the NAACP chapter president who — to the astonishment of her parents — lied for all those years about her race.  But his remarks actually stand on their own quite adequately. Read and understand the hubris of liberal humanism:... by OurVoicesAR

  • Dec 6

    You Should Know: Facebook’s New Terms

    Facebook recently updated its Terms and Conditions with an update which it describes as ‘easier to understand’ – but which site users will be forced to agree to by January 1, 2015. The new T&Cs contains some alarming details on the sheer quantity of data Facebook is collecting on its users – in particular GPS... by OurVoicesAR

  • Nov 29

    Ferguson: A Stranglehold on America’s Best Future

    Do I believe Officer Darren Wilson is a prejudiced white man out to murder any black person he found?  No.  Do I believe all young disenfranchised black men are thugs?  No. Do I believe Officer Wilson was perfect in all his reactions that night?  Perhaps not, but then I was not there and neither were... by OurVoicesAR

  • Aug 5

    I Want Street Ball Government

    I want street ball government.  The moment of epiphany came to me while watching my son play street ball. My son is one part basketball crazy and two parts fearless, and he has got game. He had me drive him to a playground where they choose up for full court games any given day.  Twelve... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jun 9

    Arkansas Not Special at All to Walmart

    Don’t let Walmart make you feel all “special,” Arkansas.  Looks like we’re probably only the latest customer taxpayers to learn of Walmart’s Big Business bullying its way into communities to up-end alcohol sales laws that local citizens voted into place. Just look to states like Florida and Kansas. Florida has what most would say are... by OurVoicesAR

  • Mar 29

    AEI’s Arthur Brooks in Arkansas on April 9

    UPDATED: Three ways to attend: 1. Pay $25.00 2. Get a Free ticket if you will volunteer to help AFP with phone banks and/or door-to-door this year 3. If you can’t volunteer, get a FREE ticket with no meal and come listen. This guy is Amazing and we will all get so much information we... by OurVoicesAR

  • Feb 27

    Changing the Status Quo in Conway

    Submitted by a member of the Faulkner County Tea Party: Mahatma Gandhi said “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”   This seems to be the case with the TEA Party in Faulkner County. When we first started attending meetings to observe on what was happening... by OurVoicesAR

  • Jan 2

    Open Carry Walk This Saturday in Conway

    Patriots of Act 746 sponsors an “Open Carry Walk” in Conway this Saturday, January 4, starting at Colton’s Steakhouse on Oak Street at 11 am. When the Arkansas Legislature passed Act 746 this past spring, open carry activists across the state seized the opportunity to “peacefully associate in public with visible, holstered handguns.” Since the... by OurVoicesAR

  • Dec 31

    Speak Up in 2014

    On this New Years Eve, I suppose it’s natural for folks to go over the last 12 months and see what went well and what didn’t, where we went wrong and what we would do over again if we could. Going through old e-mails, I ran across a Steve Brawner piece that fits my take... by OurVoicesAR

  • Dec 10

    Why Lying Comes So Easily to Obama

    “Recently, America has witnessed something we have not seen since Watergate:   The president of the United States openly admitting that he lied to Americans when he promised we could keep our health plans and doctors, when the truth is that tens of millions of people will likely lose their health care plans and be forced... by OurVoicesAR