OPINION: A meatball baby, red-hot ingot & sitzmark from a roving reporter
I’m not sure if the show, “Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader?” is still on the air but I quickly learned I’m not even smarter than a third-grader.
Lottery raises its head in Legislature
The state House Democratic Caucus has unveiled its agenda and, to no one’s surprise, a state lottery referendum is at the top of the list.
Common Core for common good
In Gov. Bentley’s State of the State Address a week ago, he emphasized education and job creation.
Start of 2014 legislative session said 'typical'
It wasn’t quite the controversy-free start to the 2014 legislative session that some had hoped, but Rep. Dan Williams of Athens said he thought the first week went smoothly.
Expansion of Medicaid is needed
There’s been a great debate about the federal government influencing, nay, sticking its nose into state affairs.
A controversy-free legislative session?
While it does sound nice to be controversy-free, we need some controversy — or disagreement — to ensure all voices and opinions are heard.
Standards should be equal, especially with the military
There should not be an “equalizing” of physical standards in the armed forces. Minimum standards, are acceptable of course, but those must be met by everyone.
Santa militarized? Let's lighten up
Reading about some “children's advocates”claiming that Santa is being“militarized” because he's escorted by Canadian and U.S. fighter jets while flying to deliver his toys to good girls and boys triggered a few emotions.
- This is what Christmas is all about
Dunnavant film 'Three Days at Foster' sheds a positive light
“It’s for real, there is one here.”
That was an eye-opening line in the documentary “Three Days at Foster.”
The “one” refers to Wendell Hudson, the first black basketball player at the University of Alabama, when he was eating in the dining hall.
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