Inside the Statehouse: It’s Official – Alabama will have new Congressional...

By Steve Flowers It’s official and final, Alabama will elect our seven member congressional delegation under new lines next year.  The federal court has spoken....

Inside the Statehouse: Roads Vital and Political for Alabama

By Steve Flowers Roads and bridges have been vital to Alabama since its creation.  This is probably true of most states; however, it has been...

Rightside Way: The Making of Laws is a Sacred Trust

By Former State Senator Phil Williams I’ve been watching the ongoing soap opera in DC over relaxed attire for US Senators on the floor of...

Rightside Way: The Big Chill

By Former State Senator Phil Williams What happens when the government merely suggests that you could be in trouble? “Excuse me sir, I’m with the...

Inside the Statehouse: Democrats Indictment Plan Has Made Trump GOP Nominee...

By Steve Flowers In early April, I wrote that “Democrats give Trump a lifeline.” It was at that time that a Democratic district attorney in...

Alabama Lawmakers Must Ensure Accountability for all Transportation Monies

By Paul DeMarco It has now been four years since Alabama state representatives and senators raised the gasoline tax 10 cents per gallon. The tax...

Public Notices Belong In Real Newspapers

Opinion by Mike Hobson Most states have laws requiring public notices to appear in local newspapers. These notices alert interested citizens to actions their governments...

Inside the Statehouse: Of Course the Space Command Decision was Political

By Steve Flowers In my July 19, 2023 column my prediction was that Democratic President Joe Biden would keep the heralded space command headquarters in...

Sean of the South: Angel Eyes

By Sean Dietrich The man was ordering a beer from the bartender when I noticed him staring in my direction.  “You’re that writer, ain’t you?” he...

July 4, 2023: Voices of Our Veterans

Editorial by Mike Hobson During the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the United States and the Soviet Union came dangerously close to nuclear war. The situation...