February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

State Democratic leaders must go if party to survive

The Alabama Democratic Party needs new leadership if the party is ever going to make a comeback. More...

What would Carl McIntire say?

Gone South

Amid the controversy surrounding President Trump and his close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin, could not help but wonder what Carl McIntire would have thought of it all.  Who?  More...

My hope for Alabama, and the Democratic Party

Ala. House Minority Leader

For the last six years, it has been my privilege to serve as Minority Leader in the Alabama House of Representatives. On Wednesday, I will step down and a new leader will be elected. More...

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Here’s a speech everyone should read

Center for Effective Government

As a country, we make a habit of looking forward, not backward. More...

State budget woes back in the news

Inside the Statehouse

As the third regular session of this quadrennium begins, the paramount focus once again will be on the budgets. Even more specifically, it will be about the General Fund Budget.  More...

‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ coming to an end

Dollars & Cents

After nearly a century and a half, the iconic circus will be no more. The last performance occurs in May. More...

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Thought for the Day

Thought for the Day: “The central function of imaginative literature is to make you realize that other people act on moral convictions different from your own.” — William Empson   More...