• Vintage Editorials

    Gina Haspel & Torture: When Negotiating Shouldn’t Be An Option

    Gina Haspel is either morally reprobate, or incompetent. She needs reeducation and really shouldn’t be allowed to remain in the CIA much less promoted to Director of the CIA.

    Roy Moore Brought The Horse…

    Alabama has made the right decision by sharply curtailing the categories of crime that disqualify voting rights. Roy Moore has aptly illustrated the reality that the highly subjective so-called “moral turpitude” is in fact a vestige of segregationism. Roy Moore’s attempt to denigrate the Jones campaign for registering legal voters, is reprehensible and yet another act of contempt – by the hanging judge.

    Rascally Oakwood College Students Have Protest History Other Than Ferguson

    As mentioned in this column title, Oakwood College students have a history of protest and kudos to them for responsible public action. They protested last week during rush hour traffic and pulled it off without violence or even an arrest, and still managed to shut down traffic on University Drive for several minutes.

    Tutwiler Prison: Plantation A Or Plantation B?

    At face value, the entire situation is absolutely ridiculous and completely inexcusable. The facility isn’t really all that large. Recent numbers indicate that Tutwiler is currently housing less than 1000 inmates, and has a staff of about 100. That’s smaller than most of the hundreds of high schools in Alabama.

    Belabored Move Of DRM A Warning Sign

    The impending move of the Downtown Rescue Mission has sparked a mean spirited and hate filled public debate. Some people apparently believe that some other people are less than human and must be relegated to an official caste without basic human rights, less dignity that a dirty wet dog, and nothing more nutritional to eat than “scooby snacks.”

    The Incarnate Evil Of Google

    Google’s long held mantra of “do no evil” would seem laughable except that the breach of privacy is so egregious. Instead, I would refer to Google as incarnate evil – and already have.