Stuff From Around Arkansas, May 29

Unionized: What, there was a 24-vigil for the card check bill at Sen. Blanche Lincoln’s office and I wasn’t invited? (The Huffington Post)

Networking: Will lottery executive director slot go to a probably under-qualified member of the good ole boys network? Max Brantley says bet on it. (Arkansas Times)

Good Enough for Government Work: If you’re reading this in Arkansas, you probably work for the state government, because everyone does, according to Roby Brock’s calculations. (Talk Business)

Baby Face: House Speaker Robert “Robbie” Wills welcomes a new little Willsette into the world. (Robbie Wills Blog)

The Full Monty: Democratic Rep. Monty Davenport wants to be your next land commissioner. (Note to self: Find out what a “land commissioner” is/does.) (Blake’s Think Tank)

As Expected: Pulaski County Clerk Pat O’Brien wants to be your next secretary of state, which is no surprise to anyone. (Morning News of NWA)

Extravaganza:
American Idol champion Kris Allen will be the super-special guest on Mike Huckabee’s FOX News show this weekend. Wow, an American Idol winner on “Huckabee”? If anyone needs me, I’ll be in the kitchen with my head in the oven. (The Swamp)

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3 thoughts on “Stuff From Around Arkansas, May 29

  • May 29, 2009 at 3:00 pm
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    I was only surprised by the Pat O’Brien thing because I had never heard of a Pat O’Brien.

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  • May 29, 2009 at 3:32 pm
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    Max seems to lean as I do about Courtway and the good old boys pushing for him to lead the lottery- very bad idea.
    Full Monty is right- anyone who has spent time with him- will not be voting for him.

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  • May 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm
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    Mr. J&B and I agree that Patty O’Brien is g-great!. Loved him in Boys Town. “They’re always after me lucky charms!” HA HA HA! Yesthir!

    Juh no, um rily s-starin’ to like the ol’ Huckster. Lay off ‘n now m, s;la ;i?

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