March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Fiddlin’ (around) while state burns

Alabama legislators have reached the halfway point of the regular session and are on spring break this week. Heck, we thought they had been on spring break since they started, given what they have accomplished. More...

94-year-old enjoys newspaper

Dear Editor, I continue to enjoy The Democrat. More...

Gone South

What Daddy shoulda done

I am the father of daughters. Two. One is grown up, married and teaching in Georgia. The other thinks she is grown up and is learning at Jacksonville High School. More...

Strange But True

It was noted American science fiction author Philip K. Dick who made the following sage observation: “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Racy sports car or health insurance?

There was once a guy we know who had a good paying job and had great health insurance offered to him under an employee-employer plan whereby he would pay half. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Chickens have come home to roost

The 2012 Legislative Session is in its seventh week and they are no closer to finding a solution to the daunting financial dilemma facing the General Fund Budget than when the session began on February 7th. More...