December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

Thankful for a second

Like so many others, on Thanksgiving Day I reflected on the many things for which I am thankful - family, friends, that sorta stuff. Then a few days later I added something else to my list. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Alabamians like far right government

Believe it or not we are approaching the fourth year of this legislative quadrennium. The legislature will meet early next year because it is an election year. All 140 seats in the House and Senate are up for election in 2014. More...

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Editor’s Notes

Egg Bowl not the Iron Bowl but it was a good game

I must confess that I had intended all along to write this week about visiting Starkville and attending the Mississippi State-Ole Miss football game on Thanksgiving Day. More...

Clinton didn’t do a lot of e-mailing

 During the entire presidency of Bill Clinton, he sent two emails. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Snake handlers and the First Amendment

A snakehandling preacher in LaFollette, Tenn., has run up against state law, and is trying to mount the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as a legal defense. It’s one of those cases that stretches the Constitution to its outer limits. More...