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As Joe Biden begins his term as the nation’s 46th president, one number should be deeply disturbing to anyone who cares about the health of democracy. That number is 32: the percentage of Americans who told an ABC/Washington Post poll that Biden “did not legitimately win” the November electi…

President Trump is now former President Trump. With Joe Biden now President Biden, Democrats control the White House, the House and the Senate. An ambitious agenda lies ahead for the new Democratic administration. And yet there are signs that some Democrats’ obsession with Donald Trump — the…

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In preparation for Election Day, Manhattan businesses boarded up in case violence erupted if Donald Trump won reelection. They had seen or already experienced destruction during the summer, when George Floyd’s and other Black people’s death at the hands — or knees — of police officers set of…

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The old saying “Revenge is a dish best served cold” is understood to mean it is better to deliver retribution for a perceived or actual injustice after time has passed, in order for it to be done dispassionately. Sometimes it is better not to serve that dish at all. Like perishable food left…

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The mob violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was deplorable and disgusting. It is the antithesis of a free society that wishes to remain free. Any supporter of President Trump and his policies must denounce this horror with even more vehemence than they denounced the riots…

My most memorable New Year’s Day took place five years ago on a cold, clear morning in another life. We awoke to find a 30-acre lake where there had been pasture the night before. The Arkansas River had been rising ominously for days, and when it got high enough, it always backed up the bayo…

This week we get two compact SUVs to drive, starting with the Mazda CX-30. This all new rig is based on the Mazda3 sedan platform and has a low starting price of $22K. Ours was loaded up with everything, so it had some sticker shock at over $31K. This includes four-wheel drive for best traction.

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HOA boards, whether developer-appointed or homeowner-elected, ultimately determine the overall HOA success and degrees of satisfaction. Directors are volunteers, serving at the pleasure of and for Association Members. This article focuses on homeowner Boards.

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There appears to be trouble in Paradise, specifically Paradise Valley. The superintendent of the public school system has resigned, seemingly due to pressure from parents who opposed his failure to reopen schools. Reports indicate that the superintendent was harassed by parents, with a map s…

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One of the more appalling moments in the recent history of the House of Representatives occurred recently in the Capitol Visitor Center. Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly news conference and said that she had changed her position on the issue of passing a coronavirus relief bill. For mont…

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What got me remembering Big Red was an evocative photo in the Little Rock newspaper. Taken by staff photographer Steve Swofford, it depicted a black Lab doing what only a retriever would do on the coldest day of the winter: plunging into the Arkansas River to fetch a decoy.

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