August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

Republicans’ show is next week

The Republican Convention is next week in Tampa, Florida. It is not by accident that this central Florida city has been chosen by the GOP for their national convention. They want to do everything under the sun to ingratiate themselves to Floridians. More...

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“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” Sir Winston Churchill More...

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Congress Reports

Airbus ramping up for full employment at Mobile plant

Last week, I was pleased to join Governor Robert Bentley and Austal USA interim president Brian Leathers in marking another milestone for the local Navy ship builder. More...

Here's A Tip

 The best way to cook leafy, green veggies such as spinach and kale is to stir fry them in just the water left over from rinsing. It works very well to steam them, and adds no fat! More...

Democrats rightly dump Harry Lyon

The Alabama Democratic Party kicked Harry Lyon off the ballot as its candidate for chief justice last week. The reason? Lyon is a nut. More...

May best candidates win for our little burgs

Voters in many of Alabama’s municipalities, big and small, will go to the polls Tuesday to elect mayors and council members. More...

Praying teachers

For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. More...

Gone South

Keep fans loyal...and buying

Football season. While the teams go at each other on the field, fans take pot shots at each other everywhere else, which is the way it has been and should be. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

GETTING STUFF OFF MY CHEST

Hard to pay for college football tickets to watch probationers play Stuff I’d like to get off my chest: More...

Practical Money

What healthcare reform means to you

Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Furthermore, it is farther to B’ham

Barb and Judy, two Ohio expats who live in Gulf Shores, find it quaint that Southerners say “fuhthah” for both “farther” and “further.” More...

Collecting

Q: My dad had three older typewriters: two Royals and one Underwood. I think they are probably from the 1930s, since that is about the time he would have purchased them. More...