Maureen Skinner July 2018

Once again I got the chance to speak with Maureen Skinner, the Democratic candidate for the Arkansas Senate District 35.  A big part of our conversation this time concerned the separation of children from those coming across our southern borders.  Maureen says that she agrees with the American Psychiatric Association's statement on child separation.

Dean Interviews Josh Mahony

Josh Mahony is running for the US House of Representatives, representing the Arkansas 3rd Congressional district.    Josh is the past president of both the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund and the Ozark Literary Council Board of Directors.    He was born in Eldorado, AR, grew up on a horse farm, and is part-owner of his family's natural resources company. His mother, Alice Mahony, has been a leader in promoting public education and his uncle, Jodie Mahony, served a long time as an Arkansas state representative.    Josh and his wife, Rhianon DeLeeuw, live in Fayetteville along with their four loveable dogs.

You can find out more about Josh on his campaign website, his campaign page on Facebook, on Twitter, and on Instagram

Young Democrats are ready to lead in Arkansas

The Democratic Party of Arkansas has a vibrant element in it's midst in the form of the younger generation.  Anyone who says that Millennials are not engaged and not interested in politics, need to speak to these two individuals.  I sat down with the President of the Young Democrats of Arkansas, Blake Ross, from Walnut Ridge and Tara Ward, candidate for city council from Conway, to get their views on what's going right and what they can do to bring their progressive values to the Democratic Party in Arkansas. 


He's a minister from Springdale, Arkansas and he wants to kick Steve Womack out of Washington DC.

Did I mention that he's a Republican?  Not a republican we are used to (he's no Louie Gohmert) he's more like Dwight D. Eisenhower.  I know, right?  Not someone you would expect me to be highlighting on this here blog.  

Click in to the post and have a listen to him, you might be as surprised as I was