July 17, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Rain at the beach

July 3rd. Around 3:00 in the morning rain began to fall on Seagrove Beach, Florida. It rained through the day and into the night. So much for “rain before 7, fair before 11.” More...

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A tragedy that won’t go away

I am sorry that Trayvon Martin was shot and killed. I am sorry that George Zimmerman did it. More...

Inside the Statehouse

‘Coal is good for Alabama’

When Barack Obama first ran for president, he campaigned on a pledge that his tenure in office would be a new day in American politics. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Dangling modifer, tangled syntax

Suzanne Barnhill of Fairhope, Ala., Commissioner of Syntax for the Redneck Academy of Linguistics, pounced on the opening sentence of a story from the Swampscum Daily Ooze: More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Don’t call the Mets brave

The New York Mets, bless their tolerant souls, have just bleeped the noun “Braves” out of the politically correct vocabulary. That’s “Braves” as in Atlanta Braves nee Boston Braves, aka Milwaukee Braves. More...