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  • BREAKING: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Expected to Announce Run for Governor in Arkansas on Monday

    01/24/2021 8:43:28 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 20 replies
    GP ^ | January 24, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    Former White House Spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to announce on Monday her run for Governor of Arkansas. Sanders will follow in her father’s footsteps. Mike Huckabee was governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007.
  • Richard Barnett, Arkansas man pictured in Pelosi’s chair amid Capitol riot, faces 11 years in prison

    01/12/2021 10:21:47 PM PST · by Cronos · 125 replies
    Fox ^ | 12 January 2021 | Austin Williams
    Richard Barnett, 60, of Gravette, Arkansas, appeared in a photo taken last Wednesday inside the U.S. Capitol after a violent, pro-Trump mob stormed the building and ransacked lawmakers’ offices. In the photo, Barnett could be seen inside House Speaker Nancy' Pelosi's private office, draping his leg across her desk. By Tuesday, Barnett had made a different sort of appearance — in federal court. Barnett appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Erin Wiedemann in Fayetteville on Tuesday to hear the charges against him. Among them is a charge that he unlawfully entered a restricted area with a lethal weapon — in this...
  • Man Arrested for Illegally Entering Office of Speaker of the House

    01/08/2021 10:28:41 PM PST · by ransomnote · 50 replies
    justice.gov ^ | January 8, 2021 | Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs
    Richard Barnett, 60, of Gravette, Arkansas was arrested today in Bentonville, Arkansas on multiple criminal charges related to his alleged unlawful activities earlier this week at the U.S. Capitol Building where he was photographed with his feet up on a desk in the Speaker of the House of Representatives’ office.Barnett is scheduled to make his initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday. He will ultimately be extradited to Washington, D.C.“The shocking images of Mr. Barnett with his boots up on a desk in the Speaker of the House’s office on Wednesday was repulsive,” said Jeffrey A. Rosen, Acting Attorney General...
  • Cotton breaks with conservative colleagues who will oppose electoral vote count

    01/03/2021 9:23:54 PM PST · by springwater13 · 114 replies
    Cotton warned that if Congress threw out the electoral votes of states such as Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, where President Trump has alleged without evidence widespread election fraud, it would “take away the power to choose the president from the people.” He said it would imperil the Electoral College and the voice it gives to smaller states like Arkansas and help Democrats “achieve their longstanding goal of eliminating the Electoral College.” He said Congress if overrides the Electoral College’s vote, it would “take another big step toward federalizing election law.” “Thus, I will not oppose the counting of...
  • MOTION OF STATES OF MISSOURI,ARKANSAS, LOUSIANA, MISSISSIPPI, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND UTAH TO INTERVENE AND PROPOSED BILL OF COMPLAINT IN INTERVENTION

    12/10/2020 9:22:59 AM PST · by tarpit · 49 replies
    SCOTUS ^ | 12/10/2020
    .The Intervening States Satisfy the Requirements for Intervention As of Right.Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24(a) provides: “On timely motion, the court must permit anyone to intervene who ... (2) claims an interest relating to the property or transaction that is the subject of the action, and is so situated that disposing of the action may as a practical matter impair or impede the movant’s ability to protect its interest, unless existing parties adequately represent that interest.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a)(2). The Intervening States satisfy the standards to intervene in this action as of right. First, the Intervening States’...
  • SEVEN states have now joined Texas lawsuit

    12/08/2020 4:13:25 PM PST · by rxsid · 479 replies
    SEVEN states have now joined Texas lawsuitArkansas, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota and Lousiana…SEVEN states have now joined Texas lawsuit, arguing that the Equal Protection Clause has been violated in this election from state-to-state. @Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota. #StopTheSteal • #FightForTrump— Ali 🟧 #StopTheSteal (@ali) December 8, 2020
  • Suspended Arkansas Abortionist Will Be Allowed to Continue Abortions Despite 67 Known Medical Emergencies

    11/21/2020 7:50:37 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | October 5, 2020 | Cheryl Sullenger
    Little Rock, AR — An Arkansas abortionist, Tom Tvedten, 74, whose medical license was suspended on an emergency basis in August, will apparently be allowed to resume abortions – at least temporarily – but remains blocked from certifying medicinal marijuana cards. Tvedten’s license was suspended on August 13, 2020, after the Arkansas State Medical Board (ASMB) determined that his evaluation and certification of a minor girl for a medical marijuana card rose to the level of “gross negligence and ignorant malpractice” that posed a danger to the public. News outlets have reported that during a disciplinary hearing held on October...
  • Arkansas (Governor) limits hours at restaurants, bars to slow virus

    11/19/2020 8:30:53 PM PST · by pulaskibush · 27 replies
    KATV7 ^ | Thursday, November 19th 2020 | Scott Carroll
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday ordered restaurants, bars, and other businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages to close by 11 p.m. to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The directive takes effect Friday and continues through Jan 3. It comes amid a surge in new cases and hospitalizations. Hutchinson said in a news released that a panel of physicians, healthcare executives, and elected officials recommended the directive. “This is a balanced approach that is limited and targeted as we work to reduce new COVID cases in our state," Hutchinson said. More here... https://katv.com/news/local/arkansas-limits-hours-at-restaurant-bars-to-slow-virus!
  • Arkansas officer killed in line of duty identified, suspect captured in Mississippi

    11/13/2020 6:15:03 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    WREG ^ | Nov 12, 2020 | Jerrita Patterson, Courtney Anderson, Eryn Taylor, Quametra Wilborn
    HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — The Arkansas officer killed in the line of duty on Thursday has been identified. Officer Travis Wallace, 41, was a five year veteran of the Helena-West Helena Police Department, Chief James Smith told WREG Friday. He leaves behind his mother, two children and several sisters and brothers. “When you go there and speak with his child and tell them that his father is not coming back home, that’s something hard for an adolescent to process,” Smith said.
  • ‘BREATHTAKING ABUSE’: Republican Attorneys General file amicus brief urging SCOTUS to rule on Pennsylvania mail-in ballots

    11/11/2020 7:05:05 AM PST · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    https://thegreggjarrett.com ^ | by Jarrett Staff November 11, 2020
    As the post-election legal battle forges on, 10 Republican Attorneys General from several states are urging the Supreme Court to get involved in the state of Pennsylvania. =========================================================================== As the post-election legal battle forges on, 10 Republican Attorneys General from several states are urging the Supreme Court to get involved in the state of Pennsylvania. Led by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, Attorneys General from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court concerning the mail-in ballot lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a...
  • Megan Godfrey defeats Jed Duggar in State House race

    11/09/2020 12:59:15 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    www.4029tv.com ^ | Nov 4 2020 | Adam Roberts, DMM
    SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Democrat Megan Godfrey has been elected to a second term in the Arkansas State House. Godfrey is the ESL co-director at Fayetteville Schools and previously worked as an ESL teacher for Springdale Schools. Her priorities for her second term include rent relief assistance, public health, and economic development. “I think that one of the issues that we’ve seen, the most important all across the state of Arkansas, but especially in District 89, is just how significantly COVID-19 has hit some of our communities,” Godfrey told 40/29 News in a pre-election interview. “In particular the Hispanic and Marshallese...
  • Damaged Election ballot count in Pulaski County

    Election Ballots that were damaged are being copied by hand onto new ballots and recounted at Pulaski County Courthouse in #Arkansas. It started at 9am and goes to 5pm today. Several elections could be decided. I will try to livestream & film. Like share and comment even if you don’t live in the state or can’t watch @DocWashburn @DaveElswick #Arkansasvotes #election2020 #2020 #elections #ballots #electionfraud #votes https://www.facebook.com/kenneth.wallis.7/videos/10101704955787936/)
  • First Republican to Rep Phillips Co. (AR) in Decades (First election win)

    10/27/2020 4:13:47 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 21 replies
    KARK ^ | Oct 27, 2020
    It’s not even Election Day, and as far as the Republican Party is concerned, one race is over. Republican David Tollett’s Democratic challenger Jimmie Lee Wilson has been disqualified to run, due to past convictions concerning federal farm loan use. This clears the path for Tollett to step into the District 12 seat in Phillips County. Democrats say they will seek an appeal. Tollett is the first Republican to take District 12 since Reconstruction.
  • Tom Cotton Slam Dunks CNBC Journalist Over Suppression of Hunter Biden Laptop Story

    10/25/2020 4:26:26 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 25, 2020 | P.J. Gladnick
    If you ever wanted to see a scene of a mainstream media journalist stunned into silence, welcome to the incident on Friday's CNBC Squawk Box in which Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) accomplished exactly that with the show's co-host Andrew Ross Sorkin.
  • Trump Campaign Rejects Mike Huckabee's Advice About Hunter Biden

    10/21/2020 8:44:13 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    townhall ^ | 10/21/2020 | Cortney O'Brien
    On "Fox & Friends" Wednesday morning, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee gave President Trump some advice he will likely decline. He wants the president to stop talking about how Democratic nominee Joe Biden's son Hunter sat on the board of a corrupt Ukrainian gas company while he was vice president and overseeing U.S. relations with Ukraine. "It is a mistake" to keep bringing up the Hunter Biden scandal, Huckabee explained, "Because most people don't understand it, it's too complicated. And frankly, it doesn't matter to them."
  • Arkansas panel scales back activity at Clinton House Museum

    09/23/2020 3:49:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 9/22/20
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Advertising and Promotion Commission has pulled back from operations at the former home-turned-museum of Bill and Hillary Clinton in Fayetteville with plans to let the lease expire. Commissioners voted 6-0 Monday to scale back programming at the Clinton House Museum. Starting Jan. 1, the commission will pay only rent and maintenance expenses until the lease expires with the University of Arkansas on Dec. 31, 2021, according to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. “Putting together a winding-down plan is not pleasant, it’s not how we thought we would’ve ended the year,” said Molly Rawn, chief executive officer...
  • Lawsuit filed over Arkansas absentee ballot rejections

    09/23/2020 3:43:15 AM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 9/22/20
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A lawsuit filed Tuesday asks a federal judge to require Arkansas election officials to give absentee voters a chance to correct their ballots before they're rejected due to signature issues. The League of Women Voters of Arkansas argues in the lawsuit that Arkansas law regarding absentee ballots disenfranchises voters because they're not given any notice or chance to cure any deficiencies. State law requires election officials to reject absentee ballots that are missing a voter's signature or if there's a mismatch between the signature, address or date of birth on the absentee ballot and the...
  • It Could Become Bi-Partisan – Members of Congress Demand Netflix Is Investigated By DOJ For Sexualizing Children

    09/12/2020 8:58:08 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 52 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 09.12.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Groups of conservatives, QAnon supporters, and others on social media have jumped on the release of the French coming-of-age film Cuties and a trending “Cancel Netflix” hashtag to associate the company with pedophilia. A Netflix spokesperson on Thursday defended “Cuties” as an award-winning “social commentary,” according to the DCNF, “Cuties is a social commentary against the sexualization of young children. It’s an award-winning film and a powerful story about the pressure young girls face on social media and from society more generally growing up – and we’d encourage anyone who cares about these important issues to watch the movie.” But...
  • AOC Joins Cruz, Sasse, Others in Letter to NBA’s Silver Condemning League for Betrayal of American

    10/09/2019 8:05:19 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    NR ^ | October 9, 2019 7:22 PM | TOBIAS HOONHOUT
    A bipartisan coalition of members of Congress sent a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday “to express our deep concern” over the NBA’s statements surrounding controversy over a tweet last week by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who expressed support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. “It is outrageous that the Chinese Communist Party is using its economic power to suppress the speech of American inside the United States. It is also outrageous that the NBA has caved to Chinese government demands for contrition,” the letter reads. It was co-signed by eight members of Congress, including Republican...
  • Israeli, American defense companies take cooperation to new level in Iron Dome production

    09/09/2020 3:48:36 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    Jewish News Syndicate ^ | September 8, 2020 | Yaakov Lappin
    (September 8, 2020 / JNS) The United States’ Raytheon Missiles & Defense company and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems made an unusual announcement in August, stating that they had signed a joint venture to produce Iron Dome weapons systems on American soil. The new partnership anticipates finalizing a site location, either in Arkansas or Alabama, before the end of the year. “This will be the first Iron Dome all-up-round facility outside of Israel, and it will help the U.S. Department of Defense and allies across the globe obtain the system for defense of their service members and critical infrastructure,” said...