August 7, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

IRS still holding stimulus checks for a lot of folks

Report From Congress

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has identified more than 5 million Americans - mostly lowincome seniors, disabled veterans and others with disabilities - who have not yet claimed their economic stimulus checks. More...

There's really no such thing as a 'free lunch'

Just the Facts

There is no such thing as a "free lunch." Someone always pays. However, it might not be you or it might be you indirectly. Remember there is nothing in life that is free. More...

Beware Bob Riley's assault on state's property owners

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, To those of you who own property, I am issuing this warning. The Bob Riley reappraisals have turned into extortion. This is done by excessively inflating the value of the property in order to extort more money from the owners. More...

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How the system works...or doesn't

Alabama Viewpoint

Now we know one of the reasons why Gov. Bob Riley, the courts and prosecutors have not ordered DNA testing in the case of Death Row inmate Tommy Arthur, who has been within hours of execution on three separate occasions, including last week. More...