May 6, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

Our Opinions

Don’t drill if you can’t stop the oil

The tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico was an accident that was bound to happen sooner or later. More...

Gone South

Redneck Riviera’s black beaches

Anyone who has ever researched black history knows how difficult it is. Written records often are hard to find. More...

Congress Reports

Responding to the Gulf oil spill

Last Thursday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano declared the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico “a spill of national significance.” The situation presents one of the greatest potential threats to our local economy and environm More...

Photo

Democrats perceive the Republican-heavy Alabama Supreme Court to be pro-oil companies and pro-drilling as this spoof of the Court sitting atop an off-shore drilling rig shows. More...

Tim James plays voters for a fool

We know political advertising isn’t meant to be real substance or a serious discussion of issues. Instead, it—especially TV political ads—try to strike certain nerves and emotions. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Fifth District could go either way

Last week we examined the probability of Republicans picking up seats in Congress in this year’s midterm elections. These seats were won because of the economy and they may be lost because of the economy. The economy was bad in 2008. More...