Re-Writing History

The President held a political rally last week with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and Teddy Roosevelt looking over his shoulder from Mount Rushmore.  He said "Our country is witnessing a merciless campaign to erase our history." To a certain...

Words Of Wisdom

My longtime friend and Dothan Eagle editorial writer, Bill Perkins, penned words below that bear repeating.  Basically he is saying that the doomsday naysayers now roaming the land are very poor students of this country's history who prefer fantasies to realty.  He is...

Pandemic Exposes U.S. Underbelly

We are all aware of the enormous toll Covid-19 has taken on this country, both health wise and economically.  But what most fail to consider is how badly we've botched our response to the pandemic as compared to many countries.  All who are so quick to pound their...

“Stuck With Stupid”

Michael Steele is an attorney from Maryland who was once that state's Lt. Governor.  He is seen often on cable news as one of dozens of commentators.  He is also a former chairman of the National Republican Committee.  As best I can tell, even though he is a...

Politician Changes His Mind. Good For Him.

Earlier this week the Montgomery city council voted as to whether or not all citizens should wear a face mask during the pandemic.  The vote tied 4-4 and therefore failed. The following morning Mayor Stephen Reed used an executive order to make masks mandatory....

Coming To The End Of The Road

How do you figure out when your fastball ain't as fast as it once was?  Or that it takes you longer to run from home plate to first base than a few years ago? In other words, what makes you face the reality that you have far more yesterdays than tomorrows and that...

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