Stuff From Around Arkansas, July 24

Rock Star: GOP Rep. Allen Kerr continues push to expose sleazy ‘double dipping’ elected officials getting paid twice. Bravo. (Arkansas News Bureau)

Enemies List: Marginal minor GOP Senate hopeful says something dorky; world hyperventilates. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

The Verdict: Weirdo evangelist Tony Alamo found guilty on multiple counts of being a skeezy pervo, which turns out to be the least surprising news of the day. (KATV)

Structural Deficit: Mike Huckabee’s PAC comes in for “restructuring,” which should be interpreted to mean that Huckabee continues to be a terrible fundraiser. (Arkansas Business)

Wage Against the Machine: Minimum wage jumps 70 cents today to $7.25 per hour. Some say that’s not a lot, but it’s still $7.25 more per hour than this blog pays. (Talk Business)

Scenes From a Tweet-Up: Photos from Little Rock Tweet-Up event, lovingly curated by media historian Lance Turner. Was it just last night? It seems an eternity ago. (Me Lance Turner, You Blog)

Pool Report: Blogger Blake Rutherford will take one for the team and cover the Arkansas Democratic Party’s big fundraising dinner tonight. (Blake’s Think Tank)

Hate Crimes: Blogger Jason Tolbert thinks Arkansas Democrats hate bloggers, but it turns out Arkansas Democrats just hate Tolbert and his stupid little Flipcam. (The Tolbert Report)

Face Off: Man sues Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport after falling on sidewalk and injuring his face. In response, the airport’s attorney asked “Does your face hurt? Because it’s killing me!” before dissolving into giggles and being removed from the case. (Morning News of NWA)

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One thought on “Stuff From Around Arkansas, July 24

  • July 24, 2009 at 2:07 pm

    Ohhhh I hope Rutherford will report how drunk Marion Berry gets. That’s good fun!


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