Football season is here. St. Clair County Media Day was held recently at the Moody High School library. Coaches and players from Ashville, Moody, Springville, Leeds and Victory Christian were on hand to answer questions about the upcoming season that starts next week.

Now, everyone with half a thought can spout off on the latest issues -- whether their opinions are informed or not. And those views are mixed in with all the other views, and social media gives no weight to those that are thoughtful and well-reasoned over those that are ignorant and hateful.