IT’S THURSDAY morning and I am into my morning ablutions, getting ready to meet the day when I run into a couple of major problems.
Deep in your heart, although you may not want to admit it out loud, don’t you already miss the slender, athletic, quiet and thoughtful Barack Obama who made some mistakes, did some significant things, but never embarrassed America in the eyes of the world?
Here’s some friendly advice for new Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, the longtime district attorney in Marshall County: Become a loud and active advocate for openness in state government. It’s a good idea, and it might just remove doubts about how you were selected.
The White House has turned the phrase “fake news” into its B-1 bomber of a weapon to discredit those who don’t choose to play along, who chose to seek facts and report with accuracy.
With a scattering of homes in an always quiet time, I suppose you could say this is the unofficial home of Shinbone Valley, a lovely stretch of Alabama backed up against Mt. Cheaha, a place named for an Indian chief and a place of legend, of folklore if you prefer.
The Chicago Cubs won the World Series three months ago. Granted, this isn’t breaking news to anyone with a passing knowledge of sports, but the champs have been on my mind this weekend.
When she was a preacher’s daughter growing up in Oxford, Emiley Cox could never have imagined her life as it played out last Sunday night on live national television.