November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Greasepit Grammar

‘Lakh’ what?

Karl Heine of Yonkers, N.Y., chief consultant for exotic languages at the Redneck Academy of Linguistics, went all the way to the subcontinent for a word that has invaded the English language. More...

Chance & Scyrene

LPT’s Rev. Frank Smith on list of civil rights veterans

Happy Birthday! More...

Gone South

Republicans’ mail order alternative to Obamacare?

When she was living in Grove Hill, my mother was on every possible mailing list. Any mail-order company that hoped to sell something to an elderly lady hoped to sell it to her. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Keeping our military bases going

Alabama is without a doubt one of the most heavily laden military employee states in the union. In fact, if you took the federal military employment and automobile manufacturing employment out of Alabama we would be decimated. More...

Dollars & Cents

Common sense tax proposal?

Many Americans are concerned about taxes. And they would agree that the current income tax system is badly flawed. More...