Editorials

The myth of political evangelism

In the American political arena, the relationship between “evangelicals” and religion has always been tenuous. Although they were not called “evangelicals” during the antebellum period, ... Read more

Republicans’ dangerous obstructionism

The stubborn refusal of Senate Republicans to consider any Supreme Court nominee offered by President Barack Obama would be outrageous, regardless of whom the president ... Read more

Familiar tune, another General Fund dilemma

Gov. Robert Bentley is threatening a special session if the Legislature doesn’t do his bidding, and legislative leaders are saying “bring it on.” Read more

Shelby hearings a good sign

When asked last month when he would break the logjam of banking nominees awaiting hearings before the Senate Banking Committee, its chairman was unusually candid. Read more

We voters endorse the chaos when we keep watching, but who can stop?

The state of American politics is not a healthy one. It’s never a good sign when so many voters indicate their vote means more to them ... Read more