Each week is a week of tragedy. There are wars, violence or natural disasters. There is hatred, jealousy and sorrow. But some weeks it strikes closer to home. A disaster seems more real when people in our own nation are involved.
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God created each of us for a reason. Many people live and die, searching for some kind of purpose to their lives —where they fit, whether they really matter in the grand scheme of things.
It’s been a few weeks now since our nation experienced the first waves of fear about Ebola and how it might affect the United States. The good news, of course, is that the few cases diagnosed across the country have been contained and several lives have been saved by lessons the medical community has since learned.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Sen.-elect Tom Cotton of Arkansas delivers a Thanksgiving message that recognizes the many blessings bestowed upon America and its citizens while offering special thanks and gratitude to our troops and their families during the holiday season. A full transcript of the address follows:
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is increasing rapidly. There are approximately 382 million people worldwide who have diabetes.
This year, instead of writing a nostalgic memory from my childhood, I chose to write this one from my adulthood in the early 80’s.
The publicized mishaps — they shouldn’t be called scandals — in recent years by Air Force and Navy personnel in charge of nuclear weapons give the White House and Congress a chance to rethink the U.S. deterrence mission before returning airmen to those buried missile silos or sending sailors off on new strategic submarine patrols.
Nov. 1, the Arkansas Razorbacks played the No. 1 team in the nation – Mississippi State and lost in a true nail-biter at the last moment. The same thing occurred in December 1969, when our Hogs lost the “Game of the Century” to Texas on national TV with President Nixon in the stands. Both were heart-breakers.
I thought it would be beneficial to explain what voters can expect on Election Day and some of the pertinent laws.
About 12 years ago I returned to Pine Bluff, my hometown, after spending nearly 40 years living elsewhere. One of my favorite preoccupations from the start has been the writing of letters and guest columns to The Commercial .