It was thrilling to be in the room, and seeing democracy — even though it was ugly at times — in action was both a privilege and an honor to be a part of.
It’s been about two weeks of President Donald Trump, and we’ve already experienced an international embarrassment with an immigration ban on passengers from seven Muslim-majority countries that had to be blocked by the Judicial branch.
As we enter into the unknown with Congress voting on repealing the Affordable Care Act without any mention of a replacement plan, it seems as if the country is screaming its dissent in a vacuum.
The age of public mistrust of the media and a post-facts society is officially upon us, and our President-Elect is its mascot.
We’re living through some bizarro-world history right now.
On behalf of The Free Weekly, I want to say we see you, we hear you, and we support you and your cause.
In the last presidential election in 2012, 56.6 percent of all voting-age Americans participated in the election. That’s pretty dismal.
I wanted to use my column space here to break some of these ballot issues down and discuss what’s going to vote.
Just about every American politician uses the phrase, “real Americans.” I’ve heard it plenty this election season, and most recently at the first presidential debate. This phrase irks me.
Last week, the Washington County Election Commission refused a request to place an early voting polling site at the University of Arkansas campus.