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February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

Looking Back

Looking back to February, 1959

Jan. 22, 1979 More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Deadly weapons

So Iran’s close to having a nuclear bomb? That’s nothing. For real weapons, Turner’s elbows take the top prize in my book. More...

Paying legislators

Five years ago I probably wrote the only editorial in an Alabama newspaper supporting the 62 percent pay raise state legislators gave themselves on a voice vote that shielded them from public scrutiny of how they voted. More...

Lack of respect for holding elected office

Our legislative branch of government is the recipient of many slings and arrows. They, along with members of Congress, are generally at the bottom of public opinion polls. They are the object of ridicule and are generally castigated as crooks. More...


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