July 16, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Saying goodbye to friends is part of life

Editor's notes

Life is full of loss. It seems the older I get, the more people I know are leaving this world. It's something we all must face at some point in our lives. More...

State's National Guard's 187th Fighter Wing ordered to Iraq

Former President Bush was assigned to unit in 1970s Alabama Viewpoint

About 230 members of the Alabama Air National Guard's 187th Fighter Wing from Montgomery will deploy to Iraq this month on a mission to provide close air support to U.S. forces and their allies in combat operations. More...

Rumors of second stimulus abound

Report From Congress

As news spread that almost half a million jobs were lost in the month of June and the unemployment level - 9.5 percent - is at its highest in almost three decades, talk of Congress considering a second stimulus also began to circulate. More...

Heavy responsibility for Senate Democrats

When Al Franken took his seat as a Democratic senator from Minnesota, Democrats won a coup. He became the 60th Democratic senator, giving the party an all-important filibuster-proof majority. More...

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War Between the States outcome was the right one

Dear Editor, For anybody who believes in freedom, justice, fairness, equality and compassion. More...