- Cullman, Alabama


  • COMMENTARY: Slate: Steubenville Rape Case Judge Warns Teens to Watch What They Tweet

    Sunday, two teen-age Steubenville, Ohio, football players were convicted of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at a high school party.

    March 18, 2013

  • COMMENTARY: This Is Not Your Father's GOP

    Thirty years after Ronald Reagan was president, Republicans are still running on a tripartite alliance of social, fiscal and foreign policy conservatives. Alas, such candidates run on a myth; that coalition has splintered and what will replace it is far from clear.

    March 18, 2013

  • COMMENTARY: Sarah Palin is out to SAVE Christmas!

    I understand that at this point commenting on anything Sarah Palin does is like socking a punching bag that has been slowly deflating since 2008, but this week I can't help myself.

    March 18, 2013

  • COMMENTARY: College Benefits Go Beyond Money

    Every fall, just before classes begin, we at UCLA send thousands of our new students out to volunteer projects at schools, parks and community centers across Los Angeles. It's a massive effort that serves our city and sets the tone for their experience.

    March 18, 2013

  • COMMENTARY: U.S. Takes Wasteful Approach to Detaining Immigrants

    The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency released "several hundred" immigrants from detention facilities across the United States late last month in an effort to stay within its budget amid "fiscal uncertainty" related to the so-called sequester.

    March 18, 2013

  • COMMENTARY: Lift Veil of Secrecy on Drone Policy

    From Attorney General Eric Holder's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, we learned that the Obama administration is "struggling" with how to provide more information on its so-called targeted killing program; that senior officials have "talked about a greater need for transparency" about the program; and that we "will hear the president speak about this" in the future.

    March 18, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Parents gain an option

    Gov. Robert Bentley wasted little time in signing the state’s first tax credits for private school attendance into law after the Alabama Supreme Court granted permission.

    March 15, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Adding strength to animal cruelty law

    By now, most residents of Cullman County have heard about the brutal killing of a young goat in the West Point community.

    March 13, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Stepping out with Rock the South

    Rock the South is quickly turning into one of the nation’s hottest concert tickets with two days worth of headline acts signed to the event.

    March 12, 2013

  • EDITORIAL: Guns and politics

    While the state of Alabama struggles to salvage its troubled General Fund budget, a few lawmakers decided they’d had enough of serious business and waded into the nation’s debate over gun control.

    March 11, 2013

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