November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Shop Small Saturday

Friday is Black Friday, the heralded biggest shopping day of the Christmas season. More...

The rivalry of rivalries

Gone South

In my family Thanksgiving was the warmup for the Iron Bowl. Though we never called it that. We called it the Auburn-Alabama game. More...

Codfish for Thanksgiving?

Through The Past

What? No turkey, only a swan? That first Thanksgiving must have been something! The Pilgrims knew nothing of apples and sweet potatoes. There was no sugar and cranberries were not made into a jellied sauce. More...

Visiting our troops in Afghanistan

Congress Reports

Just before Veterans Day, I was afforded a unique opportunity to spend some time alongside our military personnel who are stationed on the frontlines in Afghanistan. More...

You from where, boy?

The arrest of a German executive with Mercedes-Benz, in Alabama to visit the company’s auto manufacturing plant at Vance is embarrassing and will likely be the catalyst for a much-needed revision to Alabama’s new immigration law. More...

Insider trading

One of Alabama’s own congressmen has been caught and it is embarrassing and infuriating all at the same time. U.S. Rep. More...

Can’t we be proud of both?

Editor’s Notes

I have a B.A. degree from the University of Alabama and Suzanne got her master’s degree there. We are Alabama fans. Something happened to Maggie though. She loves Auburn. More...

The paths that lead to office

Inside the Statehouse

A few months ago I compared the route taken to Washington by our congressmen of 50 years ago to the paths of our delegation on the Potomac today. More...

Thankful for economic freedoms

Dollars & Cents

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we pause to give thanks for the freedoms we enjoy in this great nation. As we do this, we should not forget our cherished economic freedoms and the system that provides them. More...