February 2, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Legislators return to Montgomery

The Alabama Legislature convenes for its annual session Tuesday, Feb. More...

Gov. Bentley ain’t George Wallace

Inside the Statehouse

During the past couple of months everywhere I go people continually ask me why in the world the Alabama Legislature could not simply put the issue of whether they could vote for or against a lottery on the November ballot.  More...

President Trump axes Trans-Pacific agreement

Dollars & Cents

A reader has posed a timely question: “Why did President Trump kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in one of his first executive orders?” To answer this, we need to look at what the agreement was all about as well as the pros and con More...

Political Cartoon

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Bentley still at it, whatever ‘it’ is

Gov. Bentley, you ain’t nuthin’ but a hound dawg.  The investigation of Gov. More...

Snowbird Season...but don’t shoot!

Gone South

“To Everything There is a Season”   In most parts of this country of ours folks are content with four seasons: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring. More...

Can the media hold politicians accountable?

Center for Effective Government

If you watched Donald Trump’s recent press conference, you may have overlooked a telling and worrisome moment. A CNN reporter tried to ask the president elect about the extent of his ties to Russian officials. “No! Not you. No! More...