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May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Editorials

Graduation is a special milestone

May 27, 1982 More...

Political Cartoon

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USDA farming rule creates new loopholes

A draft rule issued by USDA aims to define what it means to be ‘actively engaged’ in farming. The proposed rule makes some important changes, but those improvements are immediately undermined by two new loopholes introduced in the rule. More...

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Which part was really misinformation?

The definition of specious is superficially plausible, but actually wrong. More...

Wilcox County is not Fairhope

Tears and Laughter

Nestled at the edge of Mobile Bay under a canopy of moss laden live oaks, everything in Fairhope is beautiful. Quaint, they call it. More...

What went wrong the first quarter

Smart Banking

Several readers have asked essentially the same question. They want to know why economic growth stalled in the first quarter, increasing a meager 0.2 percent on an annual basis. More...

A lot of young, ‘Old McDonalds’

Publisher’s Notes

The perception is that all kids want to do today is watch TV and play on their phones or the computer. But local young would-be farmers are proving that perception wrong. They proved me wrong but, hey, that isn’t a hard thing to do! More...