Thursday, June 30, 2022

Aggravated Assault, Firearms, and Domestic Violence: More On Max Avery

Over the years of doing whatever it is we're doing here, I have found that the first post about a new person on BHR almost always leads to one or more people from somewhere in the state emailing me with additional information that they think I might find useful. I don't know if this is a uniquely Arkansan phenomenon or if it happens in other states as well, but I do know that there is a direct co...

Debtus Maximus: Fort Smith House Candidate Is Not What He Appears To Be

I would say his financial situation is smoke and mirrors, but the mirrors have likely be seized by the bank.

Looking Backward to See What Lies Ahead: Notes on the Past & Future of Blue Hog Report

A recap of the big BHR stories over the past decade or so, plus a big ask.

“What would you say ya do here?” Or, A Look At Trent Garner’s Various Time Sheets

Trent Garner's timesheets compound the problems created by his illegally taking a public-defender job.

Trent Garner Leaves Public Defender Behind, But Not His Legal & Ethical Problems

Trent Garner may have resigned his illegal public defender position, but this story is just getting started.

Trent Garner’s (Likely Illegal) Future Plans

Trent Garner has taken a state job that is prohibited under state law. That's problematic at best.

Requiem for a Dipshit: A Final Look At Dan Whitfield’s Failures

Dan lied to Twitter about "private information," so we went ahead and took a look at what all information was actually public.

Dan Whitfield Lies About His Résumé, Then Lies About Lying [UPDATED 5/24/22]

What kind of weirdo lies about things that are subject to the AFOIA? (You know the answer.)

Rebooting the Rock: Ethics Violations, Wrist Slaps & Chickens At The LR Zoo

The Ethics Commission hands down meaningless fines to both side of the sales-tax issue, while the zoo makes a questionable donation