October 30, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Political Quotes

Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. Eugene McCarthy (1916 - 2005) More...

Our Opinions

Court selections

The $1 million mudslinging campaign between Judges Debra Bell Pauser and Greg Shaw for a vacant seat on the Alabama Supreme Court only serves to enforce our belief that we must amend the way we select judges in this state. More...

Editor's Notes

Character and vision counts

This has been a mean-spirited, divisive presidential election. Both John McCain and Barack Obama have fanned the flames. I think GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin has been especially caustic at times. This election has put too many voters on edge. More...

Cartoon

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FOR PRESIDENT...

John McCain

American voters are poised to make history Nov. 4. Either they will elect an African- American president just two generations after the civil rights movement ensured blacks their right to vote. More...

State educators say vote 'yes' Tuesday on Amendment 1

Education is the cornerstone of our families' well-being and our communities' economic health. While much of the nation is experiencing net job loss, our state has steadily announced new and expanding industries, adding many thousands of new jobs. More...

Political Cartoon

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Congress Reports

Challenging economic times to continue

I don't think anyone would disagree that these are challenging economic times, probably the worst most of us have experienced in our lifetimes. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Finally, we come to the end

The presidential election is finally coming to a close. It has probably been an arduous and protracted process for many of you. However, for those of us who are political junkies, it is the most exciting day of the year. More...