January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Flag etiquette

Some folks were upset by the photo of the U.S. flag on the front of The Democrat last week. The flag was displayed incorrectly at the Martin Luther King birthday celebration at the courthouse monument Jan. 17. More...

Career soldier says U.S. flag should be properly displayed

Dear Editor, My heart skipped a beat as I saw the front page of The Clarke County Democrat newspaper. More...

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It is a small world

“It’s a Small World,” is the title of a song made popular by Walt Disney to showcase the world’s countries. It is indeed a small world and getting smaller every day. More...

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Shelby not about to retire

When I am an old man and reminisce and recant stories of years gone by with any young folks who will listen to stories that old men generally tell over and over again, I will love to tell them that I lived during an era when the two greatest Alabamia More...

Congress Reports

‘ObamaCare’ repeal vote in House not just a ‘symbolic’ victory

Last week’s 245 to 189 House vote to repeal the ObamaCare law ruffled feathers all over Washington. Irked liberals were quick to dismiss the lower chamber’s strong rejection of the controversial law as merely a symbolic victory. More...