July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Just 6% of state voters decided lieut. governor

Editor’s Notes

It is a sad state of affairs — and a sad state, meaning Alabama — when 6% of our registered voters elect a man to be second in command.  I’m talking about Tuesday’s Republican runoff election and State Rep. More...

Alabama could be hit hard by tariffs

Dollars & Cents

A few readers may remember Newton’s Third Law of Motion from a physics class: “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” We see this illustrated in the current tariffs turmoil. More...

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Women in combat

Gone South

Not long ago some of our professional politicians began offering their opinions on whether or not women should be sent into a combat situation.  My opinion is this. If you are gonna have combat, I see no reason to keep women out.  More...

Pictures from the Past

Jackie Duke and Richard Waller polish their boots at Fort Gordon, Augusta, Ga., in this 1962 photo. More...

Quotable

I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time. H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)   More...

Looking toward November election

Inside the Statehouse

You have the results of Tuesday’s runoff elections. I had to go to press with my column before the results were known.  More...

Old-timey weather predictors

Through the Past

Feels a lot like summer today, fall is just around the corner and if I need to know about the weather, I grab the remote and turn to the weather channel. More...

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Demand more of ourselves, candidates

Alabama Daily News

It’s easy to be tough on politicians. Some of the lowest hanging fruit for a writer is criticizing the latest way a politician or the political class in general has let us all down. More...

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GOP’s ‘Better Way’ is paying off

Congress Reports

Two years ago, I joined other Republican House members in unveiling our “Better Way” agenda. The agenda covered everything from national security to tax reform to the economy. More...