German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that multiculturalism has "utterly failed," adding that it was an illusion to think Germans and foreign workers could "live happily side by side."
Everyone who enlists to serve in the U.S. military is required to take an oath to defend the U.S. Constitution against all enemies both foreign and domestic to the best of their ability.
As this Editorial Board previously encouraged, the contract is unique to Roller’s skills and personality, and it outlines specific responsibilities and expectations for the new superintendent, all of which keeps in focus the overall success of the school system as the primary goal.
Harvard University has announced new rules that will punish students who join single-sex clubs, including fraternities and sororities. Harvard University, like most other universities, is two-faced when it comes to sexual discrimination.
This day and time it seems like legislators do not mix and mingle with different party members. They get in their caucuses and stay put. When I was in the House, although we were of different parties, we all got along regardless of whether we disagreed on issues.
Imagine that. A high-ranking education official goes to bat for public schools and the chair of a legislative committee says because of this, that person is unfit to run the state’s public school system. What am I missing?
Ask just about any Alabamian about the state’s community college system, and you’ll hear great stories about first steps, fresh starts and fine finishes.
The city of Talladega on Thursday launched a new marketing effort that aims to shed negativity and focus attention on the city’s numerous assets.
The Talladega City school board voted May 27 to hire former Lincoln Principal Terry Roller as the system’s next superintendent. But, almost three weeks after the vote, the contract is still being negotiated, and at least one board member, Mary McGhee, has spoken publicly about her concerns that the process it taking too long.
In recent weeks, it’s been one positive headline after another for Pell City. But how? What’s Pell City got that’s making this success possible? What are city leaders doing that’s making a difference?
A few Friday nights ago, a large throng of people gathered at The Club in Birmingham despite a torrential thunderstorm. The event was called Jubilee for Jabo. It was a commemoration of Jabo Waggoner’s 50 years of service in the Alabama Legislature.
Let's ask ourselves why corporations, labor unions and other groups spend billions upon billions of dollars on political campaigns, pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for a speech, and wine and dine politicians and their staffs. Do you think these are just civic-minded Americans who want to encourage elected officials to live up to their oath of office to uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution?
On Thursday night, an Irondale police officer shot and killed a suspect in Birmingham. On Friday night, just 24 hours later, the Jefferson County coroner released the suspect’s name to the media. Why is the Lincoln case being handled differently?
Email has been the subject of countless articles, and with good reason. It has been an important communication medium for more than 20 years. Still, many people do not use it well.
I was very disappointed upon reading the article in the June 2 edition of the St. Clair Times concerning the closing of WellHouse. I was disappointed in the community surrounding WellHouse, and I guess humanity in general.
While observing the Legislature the other day, I fondly remembered an eventful day as a youth. As a teenager, I grew up working at the Capitol as a page in the House and Senate. Albert Brewer had been elected to the House from Morgan County in his late 20s and became speaker in only his second term. He would eventually let me sit beside him in the speaker’s box ...
A basic economic premise holds that when the price of something rises, people seek to economize on its use. They seek substitutes for that which has risen in price. Recent years have seen proposals for an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Local economic developer Bill Ellison said the new Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant would not have been possible had Pell City residents not voted last year in favor of allowing Sunday alcohol sales.
We will all face trials and triumphs throughout life. People need to realize doing the right things is not always the easiest thing to do.