August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Moore can out religious anyone

Inside the Statehouse

There is a proven theory espoused by political scholars that has prevailed in southern political history for decades. The premier political scholar, Dr. V. O. More...

Congress’ role when it comes to war

Center for Effective Government

The Trump Administration, like its predecessors, has shown an apparent appetite for the use of force overseas. The “mother of all bombs” dropped on Syrian troops, saber-rattling toward North Korea, proposed deployments of U.S. More...

Republicans: Still the Stupid Party?

National Review

The ascension of Donald Trump was supposed to change everything in the GOP. As it happens, perhaps one very important thing hasn’t: The Republicans may well still be The Stupid Party. More...

You can’t make this stuff up

Gone South

From time to time folks ask me where I come up with this stuff? Now they might really be asking why a grown man with degrees from two Southeastern Conference Universities can’t find something more productive to do with his time. More...

Minimum wage strikes again

Dollars & Cents

In this column, we often discuss the law of unintended consequences. Unintended consequences occur when the actions of people — and especially of government — have effects that are unanticipated or unintended.  More...


“If Jeff Sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay...Any effort to go after Mueller [Robert Mueller, the special counsel] could be the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency, unless Mueller did something wrong. More...

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