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August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

Limits, not punishments

State Sen. More...

Smart Banking

Banking scandal affects everyone

Amid the rogue trading incident that cost JPMorgan Chase billions of dollars, a new scandal has surfaced. It involves manipulation of LIBOR, the most widelyused interest rate in the world. More...

Alabama public TV is on life support

Alabama State University is spending big bucks. More...

Don’t say you were not warned

“I gnorance of the law is no excuse.” You may hear a version of that if you wind up getting a ticket for texting while driving. More...

Looking Back

From go, go in the 50s to stay at home in the 70s

This week we delve a little deeper into the past, going back for 26 years to the early 50s. Opening the file of the Times for 1953, the first thing that caught my eye was a photograph in Earl Tucker’s column, Rambling Roses and Flying Bricks. More...


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