On Dec. 8, 1941 — one day after Japan attacked the United States — President Franklin Roosevelt told the nation, “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.” He went on to add th…
It’s time for some of us to treat our smartphones like the new kid in your junior high class. Until you really know him/her and can really trust him/her, it’s probably best to keep your innermost thoughts and feelings to yourself. Even then, if your internal monologue is full of racist langu…
Three reasons Alabama football coach Nick Saban, whose team will compete for the national championship Monday evening against Georgia, should run for president in 2020.
For most of our history, Alabamians have preferred one-party rule in our politics. From the late 1800s until the early part of this century, Democrats were dominant. In many cases, the general election was a mere formality. The winning candidate was typically selected during the Democratic primary.
During the 1960s, comedian Flip Wilson did a routine about Christopher Columbus discovering the New World. But which asset of the New World is the selling point? The comic had a different take.
Geography and authority took center stage last week as the allegations of misconduct against Roy Moore rolled on. In the old Alabama way of saying it, the questions were: Where are you from? Who are your people?
Here’s a conspiracy theory waiting to happen: The spread of social media, particularly Facebook, is actually a plot to trick people into self-identifying as extremely gullible and prone to swallowing whole whatever nonsense comes along.
Mountain bikers were rolling into Anniston Friday as the the three-day Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival kicked off. The streets surrounding Zinn Park were full of out-of-towners looking to ride on the well-regarded trails of the mountain that looms over downtown Anniston.
WASHINGTON — A pair of international journalists delivered a stark message to U.S. editors earlier this month: President Donald Trump’s hostile words towards the news media give license to totalitarian leaders around the globe.
WASHINGTON — How does Islamic State (or ISIS or ISIL, as it’s known in some quarters) manage to recruit tens of thousands of followers to join its death cult even after it’s been well established that the fate of those newcomers is feudal or fatal? Who signs up to join a revolution looking t…
This week’s most pertinent question was posed by an NFL running back who played his college ball at the University of Alabama. Despite appearances, its relevance extends far beyond football.
Six months after Katrina killed 1,800 people, left tens of thousands homeless and destroyed $150 million worth of property, residents near ground zero of the Category 5 hurricane were reborn smart-growthers.