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May 22, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

For whom the road tolls

Talk has emerged in Montgomery about construction of a toll road from the Capital City to Panama City, Fla. Among those pushing the project is Birmingham lawyer Luther Strange. Strange, who was defeated by Democrat Jim Folsom, Jr. More...


More pay for fewer teachers

When school systems talk about units, what they're really talking about are people. A teaching unit here or a library aide unit there is really a person here and a person there that will either be able to keep a job or not. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Getting all hitched up

As I sit here and write this, I can't breathe through my nose and I'm fighting the urge to let loose a barrage of coughing. I'm also wishing I could climb onto the couch for the rest of the day, but that's not a unique thought. More...

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Advangates to growing old

May 21, 1958 One of my good young friends asked me yesterday to enumerate some of the advantages and disadvantages of old age. More...