July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Wanted: House leaders

Former Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard was sentenced to four years in prison, but the public ridicule and scorn his extended legal battle brought to the state will hang over the legislative process for months to come.  Hubbard’s More...

It could come down to Florida again

Inside the Statehouse

Sometimes when I observe national politics I am enthralled by the magnificent creation of our American government. More...

Political Cartoon

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High marks for Chick-fil-A

Dollars & Cents

If you have eaten there, you can understand why it received the highest ranking among the nation’s fast food restaurants. More...

Here’s one for the telemarketer

Listen a job is a job, we all need to find a way to put bread on the table don’t we?  To make a long story short I’m a telemarketer that’s my job and that’s what I do. More...

Famous Quotes

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)  Things do not change; we change. Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)   More...

Jeff Sessions for czar for Trump’s wall project?

Editor’s Notes

Jeff Sessions has been a conservative Republican on the sidelines for most of his U.S. Senate; always a good soldier you could count on in the trenches but never quite a leader. More...

Bigfoot and King Hal

Gone South

In July of 1827, the National Gazette and Literary Register of Philadelphia reported how “a nest of runaway negroes . . . in the fork of the Alabama and Tombeckbe Rivers . . . More...

Quote

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but where they ought to be.   More...

Being a law enforcement officer today

Guest Column

I have been blessed to be the Police Chief of Thomasville for the past four and a half years. I have not posted any observations or opinions during that time. More...

Keeping illegal immigrant kids out

Congress Reports

Our nation has a serious problem with illegal immigrants crossing our border each and every day.  Recently, the immigration issue made its way to Southwest Alabama when the Obama Administration announced they were considering a plan to house una More...