Barry Goldwater said: “[I am] totally opposed [to a Constitutional Convention]…We may wind up with a Constitution so far different from that we have lived under for two hundred years that the Republic might not be able to continue.”
The following bill that would make electricity rates skyrocket was not heard yesterday, but is still on the agenda and may come before the Insurance and Commerce Committee tomorrow. There are four Republican and four Democrats on the committee.
Recently, Secure Arkansas has been under siege from local Arkansas newspapers. I use the term “newspaper” loosely, as apparently real journalism no longer exists in the State. Perhaps instead of “newspaper,” they should be referred to as the “Arkansas leader in yellow-journalism,” since they seem to enjoy stating opinion as fact so much. This past week, the Arkansas Times proved they earned the above title when they published an article written by Gerard Mathews titled, “The political fringe finds a voice in Arkansas.”  If this is the best writer the Arkansas Times has on staff, then they have more important issues to deal with than the “political fringe.”