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October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

Thousands could be denied a vote

The Alabama constitution says persons convicted of crimes involving "moral turpitude" cannot vote without having their rights restored, but leaves the definition of those two words to the courts and statutory law. More...

Bailout now costs taxpayer $800 billion

The $700 billion bailout of Wall Street now cost Main Street $800 billion. After failing to pass last Monday, the bailout was taken up by the U.S. Senate where a revised bill passed by a vote of 75 to 25. More...

Hard roads for student athletes

Thanks to movies, television and the occasional headline, sometimes we can get a skewed vision of the typical student athlete. More...

My friends, read this one

From the Editor's Desk

My friends, I write to you today not as a candidate seeking higher office, not as a man of lower middle class roots raised in a loving family reared with strong morals and instilled with the character of the heartland who only wishes to help this n More...

Fixing false advertising

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

Oct. 8, 1958 Noticed a piece in the papers a while back where the government was going to crack down on false and misleading advertisement. It sure is high time something was done. A few months ago I was having a little trouble going to sleep. More...


Do you agree or disagree with efforts to remove flags related to the Confederacy (battle flag or national flag) from public properties?