Latest Editorials

Shooting of North Alabama deputy reminder of risk

Law enforcement is a hazardous profession. Every day the men and women of our police and sheriff’s departments pin on their badges, they know there’s ... Read more

Pettiness on display in Congress

The Republican budget committee chairmen in the U.S. House and Senate have their fingers in their ears and are loudly yelling, “We can’t heaaaar you!” ... Read more

A true need for Alabama’s schools

Schools operated on the cheap fail their first obligation: to properly educate the students sitting in their classrooms. Read more

Here comes the Legislature

House Republicans have announced their agenda. Gov. Robert Bentley has promised some initiatives that will excite Alabamians, but is saving them for his State of ... Read more

What’s the measure of a good man’s life?

A friend of mine was killed last week in a tragic workplace accident. He was only 35 years old, and yet he touched so many ... Read more