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July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

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Say no to secret meetings

Last week, a large contingent of Thomasville’s black citizens attended the city council meeting to observe our local government in action.  Imagine for a moment if they weren’t allowed to do that.  More...

Alabamians satisfied with Bentley’s performance

In a recent reliable poll Alabamians expressed overwhelming satisfaction with the job that our doctor governor is doing.  More...

Protecting the big drug companies

If Alabamians are looking for their State Supreme Court to protect us again the price-gouging practices of the big drug companies, we can forget it. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

America, made in China

I ’m not really sure why so many people got all up in arms over U.S. Olympians wearing uniforms that were made in China.  They’re supposed to represent us, right? What do we do? More...

Smart Banking

Uncertainty pervades the economy

The economy continues to stagnate. In June, consumer spending declined, and the unemployment rate remained stubbornly high at 8.2 percent. GDP increased an anemic 1.9 percent during the first quarter.  Uncertainty is the primary culprit. More...