September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Gov. Ivey’s in the catbird seat

Inside the Statehouse

Labor Day is the traditional kickoff to an election year. Folks, our quadrennial gubernatorial election year is going to be a doozy. We are in for one heck of a political year next year. More...

Good citizens must step up

Center for Effective Government

An interesting thing keeps happening to me. Every few days, someone — an acquaintance, a colleague, even a stranger on the street — approaches me. More...

Mothball Confederate monuments

National Review

Robert E. Lee wasn’t a Nazi, and surely would have had no sympathy for the white supremacist goons who made his statue a rallying point in Charlottesville, Virginia. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Mr. Dave and the barber shop

Gone South

Some of you might recall a while back when Alabama set out to join all the other states in this Union of ours and regulate its barbers and barber shops. Though usually leery of state oversight, I am not all together opposed to this. More...

What’s your credit card debt?

Dollars & Cents

Viewed in the context of recent history, the milestone is frightening. The Federal Reserve recently reported that Americans have the highest credit card debt in history, eclipsing the record set during the Great Recession in April 2008. More...

Letter to the Editor

Retired Trooper Clark not gone, he’s still very much kicking

Dear Editor,  More...