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John Brummett

Arkansas Online

Arkansas, United States

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  • Arkansas Online
  • NWA Democrat-Gazette

Past articles by John:

JOHN BRUMMETT: Possibilities for the poor

The uncle's state government was on trial Thursday in Washington for punishing poor people illegally. → Read More

Still mean on Medicaid

Editor's note: This column was originally published online-only on Wednesday. → Read More

OPINION JOHN BRUMMETT: Arkansas meanness

Leonardo Cuello, policy director for the National Health Law Program in Washington that has sued over Arkansas' work requirement for Medicaid expansion, was assuring me the other day that trying to get Medicaid recipients into jobs is a good thing. → Read More

OPINION JOHN BRUMMETT: What it's all about

John McCain's death writes a new chapter in the decline of institutions and decency in the nation's politics. → Read More

OPINION BRUMMETT ONLINE: Making ego great again

Credit where it’s due: Donald Trump’s is a seminally redefining presidency. → Read More

OPINION JOHN BRUMMETT: The Supreme slugfest

For a few shining hours two years ago, it appeared we might stand a chance to begin seating our Arkansas Supreme Court justices with some measure of decorum and professionalism. → Read More

COMMENTARY: BRUMMETT ONLINE: Whine of the month club

What a bunch of whiners. → Read More

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Mum’s the word

Don’t say anything good about Paul Ryan. Don’t say anything at all about Paul Ryan. → Read More

JOHN BRUMMETT: Purely political

The get-Hillary committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has spent nearly $5 million and existed longer than the select Senate committee investigating Watergate, which was actually bipartisan and productive, indeed historic. → Read More

Fence-straddlin' days

The funniest article in Sunday's paper reported that Conner Eldridge had formally announced his Democratic candidacy for the U.S. Senate by saying we would always know where he stood on issues. → Read More

Brummett online: Put me in, coach

Because U.S. House Republicans turned out to be every bit as dysfunctional as we thought, infested with enough zealots to keep the works permanently gummed up, they are having a devil of a time selecting a speaker of the House. → Read More

Glorious minimalism

As an advocate of less-intrusive government—yes, you heard me—I am heartened by one piece of news from the Arkansas General Assembly. → Read More

Tom Cotton, puppet master

We used to say politics ended at water’s edge. It was a cliché, meaning we always put aside our partisan domestic sniping for a united front on matters of our international security. → Read More

Logical considerations

Let’s get logical, shall we? → Read More