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October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

The tranformation of the south to Republican

The greatest partisan change in American political history has occurred during my lifetime. More...

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Smart Banking

Our fiscal problems with continue

The recent fiscal fiasco brings to mind Winston Churchill’s famous quip that “democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” The imbroglio that took place in Wash More...

From the Capitol

Does higher Ed need differeent governance?

A s the problems and revelations about Alabama State University make the headlines every day or so, it has occurred to me that they probably aren’t exclusive and also brings up the question of whether or not our institutions of higher learning More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

The warning signs of a bad cafe

Mrs. Velma Dement’s column would normally run this week, but wasn’t available in the archives.  Oct. 23, 1963   More...