Tagged: Donald Trump

Lost Causes (Editorial)

Lost Causes (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

One of our mottoes is “Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.” Apparently, whether he knows it or not, it’s one of Congressman Bruce Westerman’s too. read more >

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

Before being elected president, Donald Trump had never worked for anyone but himself or his ultra-wealthy father. That doesn’t explain why he feels so comfortable saying things that are demonstrably untrue, but it could explain why he never had to learn how to own a mistake. read more >

The Long Game (Editorial)

The Long Game (Editorial)

OpinionTransportation

Billions of dollars in government aid to farmers may soften these initial blows, but the longer that the U.S.-China trade war continues, the greater will be the damage to American agriculture — and Arkansas farmers. read more >

An Accurate Census Benefits All (Editorial)

An Accurate Census Benefits All (Editorial)

Opinion

An undercount could hurt all Arkansans in a couple of ways — first, by understating their political significance and leaving them underrepresented in Congress, and second, by preventing them from benefiting from all the taxpayer-supported programs to which they’re entitled. read more >

About Time (Editorial)

About Time (Editorial)

Opinion

This spring’s rain and flooding have already taken a heavy toll on the farming sector. The trade war with China is only adding to farmers’ pain. And because the agriculture industry is Arkansas’ No. 1 industry, that pain can quickly be felt by other sectors of the state’s economy. read more >

Give Peace a Chance (Editorial)

Give Peace a Chance (Editorial)

Opinion

We agree with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton that the sacrifices being asked of Arkansas farmers do not strictly compare to those made by service members. But the United States has a volunteer military, and Arkansas farmers didn’t sign up for a lengthy trade war. read more >