Analysis Opinion

Subscribe

Tease photo
Top Analysis Opinion stories
Tease photo

KATHLEEN PARKER: Erase the race card

OPINION: During what many had hoped would be a post-racial America, racial division has been amplifie

The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens.

More Analysis Opinion
Tease photo

MANDY FLYNN: Purses! Foiled again!

FEATURES COLUMN: Got my purse, now where are those darn reading glasses?

A woman’s purse is a general store in a bag when a family is on a long road trip.

Tease photo

CARLTON FLETCHER: Fear, uncertainty face Seasons Christian's senior citizen residents

OPINION: Retirement center files for bankruptcy protection, residents left in limbo

Senior citizens who reside at the Seasons Christian Care retirement center face an uncertain financial future.

Tease photo

Bright of the Day - April 6, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to read about the Bright Side of life.

Tease photo

Squawk of the Day - April 6, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

Tease photo

Dougherty School Board going by the book on selection process

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: The board is expected to name a new superintendent of schools at a meeting Monday

From all appearances, the Dougherty School Board is doing it right as it nears a decision on a permanent school chief.

Tease photo

MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back, April 6, 2014

HISTORY: From the poorhouse to public works, see what Albany was like in 1906.

The Carnegie Library officially opened and kerosene deliveries were available daily in 1906.

KRAUTHAMMER: Kerry’s folly, Chapter 3

The Obama administration keeps trying to restore funding for UNESCO, which in 2011 defied the U.S. in recognizing Palestine. What kind of signal is this to the rest of the world?

Tease photo

BOB KORNEGAY: Camp cooking leaves much to be desired

OUTDOORS: How can you beat a meal seasoned with ashes and a variety of flying bugs?

Mother Nature has a way of making outdoor cooking particularly adventurous.

Tease photo

CAL THOMAS: The ABC's of school choice

OPINION: School choice would bring competition to the education field

Parents and children want to have choice in where those children are educated, but that runs into conflict with unions and politicians.

Tease photo

Squawk of the Day - April 5, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

Tease photo

More focus needed on mental health for military

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: If Americans demand it, Washington officials will make mental health a higher priority

A second mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, along with last year’s shootings at a Naval ship yard, indicate that more needs to be done to help those struggling with mental disorder before a violent reaction erupts.

YARBROUGH: Irritating liberals and conservatives in same week isn’t easy

I wish I had more time to expound on this subject with you but I must get back to the serious responsibilities with which you have entrusted me — providing you with in-depth analyses on current issues. For future reference, please know that I am currently compiling a comprehensive list of parallels between Obamacare and a turkey.

Tease photo

CREEDE HINSHAW: Archbishop gets unwanted publicity for $2.2 million home

FAITH: Ministers can offer a different perspective on church-owned housing

What kind of home is appropriate for a pastor? The answer depends on the socio-economic level of that congregation, the neighborhood where the church is located, the symbolic message the church wants to convey the community and its members and even the kind of pastor who may be attracted to congregation with a home in a certain school zone or ZIP code.

Tease photo

Squawk of the Day - April 4, 2014

Get a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

Tease photo

KATHLEEN PARKER: Democrats are acting desperately

OPINION: Minimum wage efforts are designed to motivate the Democratic Party base

An increase in minimum wage is a decent idea, but only in times of economic stability.

Letters to the Editor

Editorials

Columnists

Blogs

Photos

Video