Steve Flowers: Shelby County case challenges Voting Rights Act
The 1960s was a tumultuous time in southern politics.
Our Views: No, Washington, the sky isn't falling
There are some of us who remember when the word “sequester” — the root of the word “sequestration” — meant to isolate a jury from the public during a high-profile trial.
Danielle Cater: Time on vacation is worth the hassle
Everyone needs a vacation at some point in the year, and I was blessed enough to get to go on a cruise this month.
Steve Flowers: Legislature working under new voting districts
This week marks the end of the first one-fifth of 2013. There are a potpourri of political happenings that have occurred recently, which we will discuss today.
Danielle Cater: Sow into the lives of those you love
Life can change in a heartbeat. At any moment you can go from sleeping through a regular day, to a horrible nightmare taking you by surprise.
Steve Flowers: GOP super-majority is imposing its political will
The 2013 legislative session kicked off last week. There is an old saying that nobody’s life, liberty or property is safe when the legislature is in session.
Our Views: Dr. Ben Carson to the nation's ER, stat!
If you ascribe to the notion that the United States as a nation is sick, then we just may have found the doctor to make us well — or at least one with the fortitude to tell us what we need to do to recover.
Danielle Cater: Put a little effort in your Valentine’s Day
Can you feel it in the air? It’s love. Ah yes, the month of love is upon us and Thursday is represented as the day of love.
Steve Flowers: State house, senate now accurately reflect population
The 2013 regular legislative session begins this week. There are a myriad of issues that must be dealt with during their four-month journey.
Our Views: The civil war of Rep. John Rogers
The always talkative State Rep. John Rogers, D-Birmingham, is at it again.
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