During the Obama administration, more than 500 unmanned drone strikes were responsible for the estimated deaths of 3,040 terrorists and 391 civilians in three countries: Yemen, Pakistan and Somalia. Those figures are from 2009 until the early part of 2016. They come from Micah Zenko, a senio…

In July 1827, the National Gazette and Literary Register of Philadelphia reported how “a nest of runaway negroes .. in the fork of the Alabama and Tombeckbe Rivers … were attacked and after a severe action they were conquered.” The fugitives had built “two cabins and were about to build a fo…

Only once has a man sought the keys to the Oval Office whose mind — like Donald Trump’s — was devoid of the basic facts of governance and instead was a hatching ground for fantasies. That man was Ronald Reagan.

I was sitting at the kitchen table a couple of weeks ago when I idly wondered, "Did I remember to get the air-conditioner serviced this spring?"

On this patriotic holiday, we are all drawn together in allegiance to the Stars and Stripes, the symbol of our great nation, but in their heart of hearts, millions of white Southerners give equal honor to another ensign.

This weekend, Americans celebrate our nation’s independence from Britain and King George. This fall, Alabamians have a chance to do something similar, partially severing our connection to the state’s unwieldy 1901 Constitution.