Author - Jamie Barker

Opinion Politics

Op-Ed: Gor-Such a Time as This

by Jamie Barker On June 26th, the Supreme Court had some very large news come out that perfectly illustrates the importance of elections and the lasting impact they have long after an elected official is out of office. The Supreme Court ruled that public-sector labor unions cannot require dues to...

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Op-Ed: The 11th Commandment

by Jamie Barker  Most Republicans remember President Ronald Reagan’s popularization of the so-called “11th Commandment.” It goes something like: “Thou shall not speak ill of a fellow Republican.” While he didn’t come up with it, our greatest President is credited with taking...

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Op-Ed: Trickle Down Partisanship

by Jamie Barker  By now everyone in Arkansas politics has to be sick of reading about the massive Republican shift that has occurred in our state since 2010. There are only so many ways to declare Arkansas a Republican stronghold without being redundant. Republicans hold every federal office, all...

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Arkansas Republicans’ Young, Vibrant Future

by Jamie Barker Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young 1 Timothy 4:12a In the state of Arkansas we are all too familiar with the phrase, “it’s a rebuilding season”. Despite our unwavering passion for our Razorback football program, we are often stuck with having to wait...