Prayers for Connecticut
As news practitioners, we have become partially desensitized to violence and evil. The news Friday, however, was a gut punch to us. The fact that so many young, innocent children had been murdered made the punch sting all the more.
Sentencing should serve as cautionary tale to fans
Whether Downing belongs in jail is debatable, and there are strong arguments on either side of the equation.
- Reality should trump scandal
Voting process needs retooling
The biggest issue may be the sheer scope of trying to get 120 million voters in 50 states and the District of Columbia to the polls for an election. It cannot be done within a 12-hour window on a single day anymore.
Study shows King’s dream is unfulfilled
... Republican racism was more open and up front, but Democrats almost matched the GOP when more subtle attitudes were measured
- Editorial: Election 2012: The decisions are yours
- Local senator shares views on amendments
City needs money, but still should have waited
In short, we have little doubt the city will need the money in the coming year ... However, we wish the council had gone about its decision in a more transparent, informed manner.
Legislature needs to act on Trust Fund payback plan
We know there are exceptions, but politicians aren’t known for high batting averages as far as promises kept. There are welcome signs, though, that folks in Montgomery are serious about keeping this one.
State should consider the single-budget approach
Regrettably, Gov. Robert Bentley, an advocate of a single budget, seems to have abandoned any pursuit of it. ...
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