Many pastors across the country are paying attention to a federal court case in Wisconsin that could have a big impact on their taxes.
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It is a fitting coincidence that Nelson Mandela’s death should come so close to another seminal event in the cause of justice: the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action.
To achieve any ambitious goal, you have to want it badly enough to work and sacrifice. But there is such a thing as trying too hard. Overzealous pursuit of your heart’s desire can end up chasing it away.
When Gus Malzahn bolted from Arkansas State University, which had given him his first head coaching job, about this time last year, he nearly tripled his $850,000 salary, generous by the standards of most Arkansans who work for a living.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is being cast as a regal, gentle giant who used a humble, quiet disposition to put his critics at ease and usher in democratic rule in South Africa, all while keeping blacks, wanting retribution, and whites, fearing their demise, from engaging in a deadly clash that could have torn the nation apart.
We have repeatedly called for a more direct and dependable solution to economic malaise: growing our own. While less flashy and given to much smaller starts, it accords well with the entrepreneurial spirit that makes America the nation it is.
In 1772, the famed English magistrate, William Murray, First Earl of Mansfield, presided over the case, Somerset v. Stewart . It was the first significant test of slavery as a legal institution.
University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long’s announcement last week that the Razorbacks will play only one game at Little Rock’s War Memorial Stadium for the next five years – with no guarantee of any games after that – was a big deal.
“Free Nelson Mandela
For all the regional tensions in American politics, have you ever stopped to think what a boring country this would be without the South?