October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Here and There

Our Opinions

Old rule of campaign politics says a candidate should run their race, stay out of others Everyone is always asking us about the election. Well, here’s a story we heard this week from a voter that is interesting. More...

Shorty made ball and politics fun

Inside the Statehouse

Since this is Alabama vs. Tennessee week and we have a governor’s race in three weeks, allow me to share the Story of Shorty Price.  More...


“Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.”   More...

What does it mean to be an American?

Center for Effective Government

Tell me: What does it actually mean to be an American? In the press of day-to-day events and amid the ongoing tumult of politics, we don’t think about this much. More...

Contact Your Elected Officials

President Donald J. Trump, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washing-ton, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-456-1414. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 304 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510, Ph. 202-224-5744. More...

Are these signs of the End Times?

Gone South

The recent lunar eclipse and the “blood moon” accompanying it, caused some folks to conclude that the End Times were upon us.  More...

Economic news gets better and better!

Dollars & Cents

The economic news continues to get better! Most people realize the economy grew at 4.2 percent during the second quarter, and that consumer confidence is at record levels. But this is not all the good news. More...

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Water infrastructure vital to Alabama’s economy

Congress Reports

There are very few places in the United States that can boast the sort of diverse infrastructure we have here in Alabama. More...