May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Social engineering goes astray

In a few weeks, the nation will mark the 150th anniversary of the Homestead Act, the greatest landgiveaway program in American history and an unparalleled effort at social engineering brought to you courtesy of the Republican Party. More...

New exhibit to open this fall at WWII Museum

Dear Editor, The National World War II Museum in New Orleans offers a powerful tribute to those who served, whether in battle or on the home front. More...

What community is all about!

What is a community? The dictionary gives a number of definitions—A group of people living in the same locality, a group of people having common interests or identity and several more. More...

Legalizing charter schools one way to kill them

A group wanting to authorize charter schools in Alabama has had a tough fight from the AEA, school boards, teachers and others opposing the idea. Legislators were in a dilemna. More...

What animal has the densest fur?

 Before the 19th century, it was declasse to wear clothing with pockets. All the well-dressed members of the upper classes had servants to carry things for them. More...