August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Editorial

The price of justice is high in Alabama

Alabama may not have the best justice system money can buy but it certainly has the most expensive.   A new national study shows that between 2009 and 2009, Alabama Supreme Court candidates collected nearly $41 million for their campaigns. More...

BP lawsuit premature

It seems as though Attorney General Troy King has jumped one important legal step in filing a lawsuit on behalf of the state against BP regarding the oil spill. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Gambling a hot political potato

Political polling may not be an exact science. However, a poll today conducted by a professional top notch firm can most times be taken to the bank. The polling on this year’s political races has been right on the money. More...

Gone South

The year of the pretty populist

Not long ago, The Anniston Star ran a dandy op-ed column by Doyle Mc- Manus of the Los Angeles Times titled “2010: Year of the Conservative Woman?”   It was about how the GOP was going after the female vote by - guess what -running More...

GH Library keeping pace with the times

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Congress Reports

Military deserves credit for gains in Iraq

In a speech delivered to the Disabled Veterans of America Conference in Atlanta on August 3, President Obama declared the fulfillment of his campaign promise of “bringing the war in Iraq to a responsible end.” He reminded those in the au More...