July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

Legislature holds the key

Alabama voters will hear a lot about state gambling from the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor this fall, but what the state does about it is up to the people running for legislative seats. More...

Congress Reports

Stimulus not stimulating

Last week President Obama’s chief economic adviser, Christina Romer, released a report on the $787 billion economic stimulus that the Democrat led Congress passed and the president signed into law in February 2009. More...

Beating the heat

We hear the stories, but believe "It could never happen to me ..."   Instead, we head outside for that long afternoon walk or run; we are determined to perform vigorous yard work; or we simply attempt to enjoy a leisurely recreational outdoor More...

Signs and semantics

Let's get this clear from the start: Dorothy L. Baker's conflict with the city of Abbeville is not a case of religious persecution. However, there are religious overtones that make the matter unusually sensitive and, perhaps, untouchable.   More...

Inside the Statehouse

Coronation turns out differently

When the campaign for governor began in earnest a year ago most experts predicted that at this point and time the candidates left standing for the 2010 general election would be Bradley Byrne and Artur Davis. More...