- Online sales tax right, fair for state
New agenda mirrors Wallace’s mentality
The Alabama GOP has laid out an agenda that, if carried out, will likely end up with the state spending money it can ill-afford on court cases it will eventually lose.
Law won't stop the gun violence
None of the orders signed by the president, nor the proposal he sent to Congress, calls for the government to come and confiscate the guns of millions of law-abiding Americans.
Commentary: Real life more dramatic than novel
There should be a slew of intriguing storylines here, but in writing a serial novel for local readers we have to be extremely careful not to embarrass or incriminate or settle old scores on our pages.
Commentary: We should use the longer days for good
Strange how a case of flu, a horrendous shooting and winter solstice can change a person’s point of view.
Commentary: Guns not the cause of Sandy Hook shootings
One cannot say that guns “cause” the death of people just as one cannot say that cigarettes “cause” lung cancer.
Commentary: Should ole acquaintances be forgot
No present-day Christmas could ever possibly live up to the memories of bygone days.
Commentary: I believe I’ve been stink-eyed
Now, stinkeye, as inelegant as it sounds, is generally meant to give someone a look of dislike, disdain or disgust, such as the equally inelegant “hairy eyeball” of a few decades earlier.
Let the state decide the gambling issue
When Robert Bentley ran for governor, he said that he is opposed to gambling but would not object to a statewide vote on whether it should be legal. However, he never promised to bring the issue to a head by calling for that state referendum.
Alabamians will feel ‘cliff’ effects
Although the impact would be felt in every state, few others would take as big a hit as Alabama. There are several reasons for this, starting with the state’s tax structure.
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