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January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

The big wiff brings Saints misery

Being a long-time fan of the New Orleans Saints, what happened Sunday, is just par for the course. More...

Shelby, one of the three most powerful U.S. Senators

Awhile back, during Dr. Robert Bentley’s tenure as governor, I wrote a column entitled, “They May as Well Move the Capitol to Tuscaloosa.” Never before in Alabama history has a city had a sitting governor and the state’s senior U.S. More...

What’s there to worry about?

With prospects bright for peace and prosperity in 1956, it seems that everybody should be downright happy. There’s such a spirit of optimism in the air that you have to look mighty hard to find anything to worry about. More...

Stay well or stay home Alabama...this too shall pass

There are two types of people in Alabama this week – those who have the flu, and the handful of running scared fearful ones who don’t. Bless their hearts. More...

Cold weather has me using surplus of winter clothes

Who would have ever thought we would have so much cold weather right in here in the heart of the Deep South? We in LA (Lower Alabama) are used to winters where cold means just hovering around the freezing mark, not repeatedly down in the teens. More...