April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Paying for debts

Sunday, April 26th marked Debt Day for the 2009 fiscal year. Debt Day is the day the federal government starts paying for spending by borrowing money rather than using its revenue. More...

Redneck Riveria - Part 2

Gone South

(The next morning, the trip resumed.) For most folks, the Redneck Riviera is a particular place rather than a stretch of coastline. For some, it is Gulf Shores; for others, Orange Beach; and still others, Thomas Drive. For me, it is Destin. More...

Holding together through tough times

Guest Columnist

The March prayer meeting in Fulton for Scotch Lumber Company and the timber industry got a lot of attention. This column is from last week's Mobile Press-Register. More...

Rescue, but at what cost?

Inside the Statehouse

The federal stimulus spending package is manna from heaven for the Alabama Legislature. Alabama, along with every other state, is facing the bleakest and most ominous financial shortfall since the Great Depression. More...