November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

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Gone South

War Eagle fans’ favorite

Saturday the family will go to the Auburn-Alabama game. You can tell right off where our loyalty lies because we call it the Auburn-Alabama game and not the Alabama- Auburn game. More...

Dollars & Cents

Thankful for Founding Fathers’ wisdom

As we observe Thanksgiving, we should not forget to give thanks for the wisdom and foresight of the founding fathers in framing our Constitution. More...

Kennedy memory: ‘Did I really see that?’

Here is a memory of the Kennedy assassination that was not received in time for last week. The Democrat appreciates everyone who contributed their memories of Nov. 22, 1963.   More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Looking forward and backward 50 years

Isaac Azimov, wizard of sciencefiction, took a 50- year look forward in 1964 and predicted what the world would be like in 2014.  Predictably (so to speak), he nailed some and missed some, but it was an interesting exercise. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Two Mobile area races are historic

The political spotlight has been focused on Mobile for most of this year. They had a historical and sensational mayor’s race that ended in early fall. It resulted in a new mayor, Sandy Stimpson. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Don’t get in front of your predecessor

Bea Ishler of Mobile, Ala., breezed into Wade’s Dixieco with a blooper from the Swampscum Daily Ooze.  It was all about Swampscum City Councilman Copley Regiman, who retired from the council and was succeeded by Davy Joel.  “The More...