A long time ago, at a newspaper far, far away, I wrote my first humor column. Back then, I didn’t make fun of myself, like I do now. Instead, I made fun of celebrities and movies and TV shows. Most famously, I once made fun of a big purple dinosaur.

The immigration debate has witnessed a parade of cases of selectively appealing to Scripture to support open borders and amnesty for immigrants who enter the country illegally. It is ironic that the political and religious left who normally eschew treating Jewish and Christian Scriptures as …


A new exhibit of ceramic sculpture opens this week at Hammond Hall Gallery at Jacksonville State University. The art exhibit, called "Object: Permanence" will be up through Jan. 27. The opening reception is Thursday from 5-7 p.m.