April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Not the way it is supposed to be

After my recent column on how the daddy of the young woman Rush Limbaugh called a “slut” should have given Limbaugh a butt-beating, one of my readers asked why folks like me denounced a Democratic Daddy for not defending his daughter but More...

Starting a new career at the age of 65

 It was British doctor and author Alec Bourne who made the following sage observation: “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.” More...

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What Others Say

Hardly the way to reduce government

For a state Legislature that routinely claims it wants to shrink the role of government, a bill creating covenant marriages is an odd excursion. The bill, approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, will soon go to the full Senate. More...

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“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.” Steve Jobs More...

Inside the Statehouse

Indians big winners in gambling fisaco

Last month’s bingo gambling trial ended as expected. All six of the defendants were found not guilty by a Montgomery federal jury. More...

State Senate

Republicans’ actions cut and eliminate services and jobs

Recently, the Republican supermajority in the Alabama Senate passed a bill that appropriated $45.3 million to the Department of Corrections which makes up for the 10.6 percent proration that all General Fund agencies recently received. More...

Editor’s Notes

The past and future converge in Huntsville

Huntsville is a unique city, a fascinating mixture of the old and the new. More...

Despite problems, downtown project still asset to town

Dear Editor, On behalf of Grove Hill Development Board, I am responding to the article “Get the Trucks Through” recently printed in The Democrat. More...