June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

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Is high speed pursuit always best response?

Should the law run a Walmart shoplifter at a high rate of speed along a busy highway and through a downtown business district?  That happened last week when an alleged shoplifter was pursued from Thomasville, through the middle of Grove Hill an More...

Bad news for older Americans

Dollars & Cents

The condition of the two bedrock programs that are so fundamental to older Americans deteriorated significantly from last year. That is the finding of the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds. More...

No refrigerators — smoke houses!

Through the Past

What would you call a small, split-log house with a dirt floor? The logs still smell of smoke and the door is fastened with an iron peg-of-sorts. A smokehouse, of course. More...

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Winners, runoffs for judicial posts

Inside the Statehouse

This is not just a gubernatorial year in the Heart of Dixie.  We have every constitutional office up for election which includes Lt. More...

Politics: We need more

Center for Effective Government

Every so often, I jot down a list of the things that discourage me about our country. There’s the widespread disregard for our core values of tolerance and mutual respect, for instance. Or our declining national optimism. More...


The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty. Eugene McCarthy (1916 - 2005)  Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. More...