November 27, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Change we can't afford

Dear Editor, On Nov. 4 the majority of the voters in America wanted "Change" so they voted for Obama. I am retired and I am living out of money in my IRA, which I planned and worked for prior to retiring! More...

Quotable Quotes

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal. H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956) History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. More...

Don't drink and drive during the holidays

Other Opinions

There's nothing wrong with Alabama's drunken-driving laws. They're tough. We were among the first states to lower the blood-alcohol content level to 0.08 percent. More...

Mr. Ben motors along

Editor's Notes

He walked slowly, often with his head titled down just a bit and his hands clasped behind his back, around Dunn's Exxon, talking to employees and customers. Or he sat on a bench out front, speaking softly and kindly to everyone who came and went. More...

Plowing up Hwy. 84?

Dear Editor, Only 10 miles of U.S. [Highway] 84 remaining in Mississippi? Are they taking bids to plow it up? Jimmy Clarke, Grove Hill P. S. Do you ever mention that U.S. 84 turns off the corridor and goes through Lubbock, not El Paso? More...

Jim Martin: Father of State GOP

Inside the Statehouse

The year was 1962. John Kennedy was President. Camelot was in full bloom. Forgotten was the fact that Kennedy's father Joseph, who had vowed to buy the Presidency for his son, had in fact done just that. More...