If there really were a “war on whites,” as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn’t be going very well for the anti-white side.
OPINION: Glowing nuptial reports brush over real life
According to newspaper accounts, the average newlywed just hit the romance jackpot and nothing but clear sailing, fortune and fun await the glowing couple.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Grant Tinker helped numerous people get their first jobs
While Grant Tinker has been an influence on television, his greatest influence was allowing his sons to make it in the entertainment business on their own merits.
FEATURES COLUMN: Radio linked fans to the big leagues
Before the Braves left Milwaukee, which was as eager to embrace them when they arrived from Boston as Atlanta would be 13 years later, Southerners, with a bent for baseball, had to adopt a big league team.
SHERIFF'S COLUMN: Nearly nine out of 10 Americans are active online
There are many nefarious characters out there that spend their time trying to hack on-line accounts to obtain personal information that they can then misuse or sell.
OPINION: Former city manager settling into Florida retirement
James Taylor says he’s done well in the month since he left Albany.
OPINION: Republicans appear to be halfway there in gaining control of the U.S. Senate
Solving the country’s problems requires, above all, turning the Republican Party back into a political enterprise willing to share the burdens of governing, even when a Democrat is in the White House.
OPINION: Summers a great time for boys to read The Dangerous Book for Boys
We have in our population too many males, now in their 20s or 30s, who were not permitted to be boys this way when they were lads.
OPINION: There is increasing shock in how some states carry out capital punishment
There is a small but growing movement across party lines to at least bring the Eighth Amendment back to life in these cases.
OPINION: Companies have gotten craftier at erecting barriers between themselves and workers who do their bidding
It’s hard to know when a firm is setting up these alternate structures because there are legitimate efficiencies to be gained, and when it is merely trying to duck responsibility for the treatment of its workers by engaging in regulatory arbitrage.
ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: A positive way to start the week
Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on positive aspects of Albany and oSuthwest Geirgia.
GUEST COMMENTARY: It is easy to say what should be done in a fight that is an ocean away
If facing attack like Israel is, the theories of war give way to the need to survive
OLD ROCKER: Shirley Ellis has a hit with name game song
Rock stars played games with their names long before “The Name Game” reached the charts. It was not uncommon for performers to change their names for a variety of reasons.
ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Talk of impeachment does nothing to move Washington forward
As elected officials draw harder lines and insert poison pills in legislation, Washington gets more and more dysfunctional.
OPINION: The interim Albany city manager wastes no time in taking bold action
Albany interim City Manager Tom Berry’s plan will bring about restructuring of the city government.
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Letters to the Editor
- TODD HANNON: GICAA serving private school needs
- AARON LOVETT: Congress ignores obligation to notch babies
- BABS HALL: Group helps people cope with loss of loved one to suicide
- NADINE M. MATHIS: America should not spare the rod
- WARREN D. GRANT: God is not the one who is arrogrant
- BETTY NEW: Albany missed chance to honor Alice Coachman Davis
- ELEANOR DAVIS: Residents the losers in bankruptcy case
- NADINE M. MATHIS: Parents abdicate their responsibilities
- JOHN BRYANT: Gas pump prices redistribute wealth
- EDWARD SCHWEIKERT: Traffic light needed at Oakland on U.S. Highway 82
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