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Our View: UA should reconsider First Transit

Our View

March 2, 2010

Filed under OPINION

In short: If First Transit cannot come to terms with drivers on a new contract, UA should consider finding another company to run its buses. It took a day of strikes to get First Transit to finally accept the fact that drivers w...

Where’s the real compromise?

Ian Sams

March 1, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Last week, President Barack Obama held a health care roundtable discussion with administration officials and leaders from both parties in Congress. In the end, not much was accomplished, and the health care reform efforts of th...

How NBA can assist politics

Wesley Vaughn

March 1, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Describing the current state of the National Basketball Association as another golden age of talent may be a bit premature because it will only continue to prosper with its abundance of young skillful players. Just about eve...

Penicillin Without Prayer

Letter to the Editor

March 1, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Jason Galloway commits many obvious and common errors in his latest column, "Turning science on its head." He is wrong when he says atheists are claiming they can disprove a god. No one can disprove a god any more than they ca...

Our View: Olympics a success

Our View

March 1, 2010

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In short: The Olympics were entertaining and a great show of national pride and international unity. For the past few weeks, people around the world have been captivated by the city of Vancouver. From skiing on Whistler Mountain ...

We the people are not stupid

Letter to the Editor

March 1, 2010

Filed under OPINION

In Josh Veazey’s recent column, “We Are Not Listening,” the American people were blamed for Obama’s continuing failures. The author said that “Americans are stupid” and implied that if we simpletons would just li...

Reforming with baby steps

Jonathan Reed

February 26, 2010

Filed under OPINION

I could never call $35 billion a “small amount of money,” seeing as I still find paying an extra quarter for a Dr. Pepper from a soda machine egregious. For our federal government, however, $35 billion is a drop in the bu...

The Land of No Unions

Will Tucker

February 26, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Corporate influence and presence helps Alabama, and helps the South. Under no circumstances should our politicians stop trying to attract new businesses to spur our economy. Initiatives to bring new industry to the South should ne...

Science not contrary to religion

Letter to the Editor

February 26, 2010

Filed under OPINION

I went to a high school where I learned more about the Bible than I did about math, and my tenth grade biology teacher refused to teach evolution because, well, people didn’t come from monkeys. They came from God. This is th...

Our View: Teach for America a valuable asset for Alabama

Our View

February 26, 2010

Filed under OPINION

In short: A Teach for America corps in the Black Belt will help improve education in Alabama.  If you’re reading this, you probably have a teacher to thank. Not just because you can read, but also because you’ve probably ...

Dead before the hangman

Debra Flax

February 25, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Viva Leroy Nash, the oldest death row inmate in the U.S., died last week at the Arizona Department of Corrections in Florence, Ariz. A death row inmate’s death isn’t that unusual except for the fact that the 94-year-old repeat of...

Turning science on its head

Jason Galloway

February 25, 2010

Filed under OPINION

In the backbone of atheism, what they say disproves Christianity. But although science has done many great things for this world, it holds no legitimacy when it comes to proving or disproving how we were created. Every religion ...

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