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November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials

Thanks to our veterans

Thank you, veterans   It seems entirely appropriate that Veterans' Day and Thanksgiving are in the same month.   November is a month of reflection. Reflecting on the sacrifice of others is important.   More...

Bronner’s raking in big bucks

Seventeen months ago I reported the salary for our state’s highest paid official, Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO Dr. David Bronner, was $518,000.   More...

From the Editor’s Desk

In a different reality

In a recent interview with the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), British Petroleum ex-CEO Tony Hayward admitted that the company’s contengincy plans were inadequate to deal with the Deepwater Horizon disaster.   Perhaps next week Mr. More...

Looking Back

The Fabulous Fifties

November 11. 1976 This week we look back at the very last year of the Fabulous Fifties, 1959. There had been a mild recession for the past two years and news stories indicate a trend toward economic prosperity. More...