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A health care fight just begun

Tray Smith

March 23, 2010

Nancy Pelosi stood on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Sunday night, prior to the looming passage of the president’s health care reform plan, and encouraged her colleagues to vote yes, saying, “We will be jo...

Dissent: Not the right fix for health care

Our View

March 23, 2010

The Constitution guarantees a number of rights. A manageable co-pay is not among them. Our health care system is flawed. The way to fix it, though, is not by mandating care for all. The best solution is to address the reasons w...

Our View: Health care reform will help

Our View

March 23, 2010

In short: While far from perfect, the recent health care reforms will improve a system that is currently beyond broken. In the pilot episode of Morgan Spurlock’s TV show “30 Days,” the man who brought us “Super-Size Me” liv...

Simplicity can go a long way

Jason Galloway

March 21, 2010

Four columns in, I think it may be time to share the testimony of my faith and use it to explain how evangelizing does not always have to be a grueling task. I grew up going through the motions in a Catholic household. When I wa...

Health care plan right pill for U. S. Citizens

Letter to the Editor

March 21, 2010

In addition to having 46 million people without health insurance, Examiner’s Ryan Witt says statistics from the Congressional Budget Office suggest that, by the time I’m 60 and my children are in their 30s, 33 percent of th...

Car care bill for all Americans

Letter to the Editor

March 21, 2010

Did you know that Mercedes Benz is consistently ranked as one of the safest car makers? Although the automobile manufacturer has a reputation for luxurious, high-performance vehicles, their products are just as safe as Volvo,...

Our View: Let people decide bingo issue

Our View

March 21, 2010

In short: The issue of legalizing bingo in Alabama should be decided by voters. In an editorial in Sunday’s Tuscaloosa News, state Sen. Roger Bedford, R-Russellville, proposed putting what he described as a “simple bingo bil...

From each according to his weakness

Jonathan Reed

March 11, 2010

If there’s one phrase I got sick of during this year’s SGA campaign, it was “perception is reality.” The problem with hating that phrase is that it’s too true to ignore. Perception really is reality when it comes to ...

Buck the Alabama Republic, Part 2

Will Tucker

March 11, 2010

Editor’s note: This is the second column in a two-part series. In the presence of a constitution that restricts local decision-making and centralizes power in Montgomery, Alabama’s citizens need to exercise a freer kind of de...

Get more involved in SGA

Letter to the Editor

March 11, 2010

In a little less than a month’s time, my days as an elected official in the SGA will be over. My time as a senator has been rewarding in countless ways, and I plan to continue to serve through the remainder of my UA career...

Our View: Sunday sales ban useless

CW Staff

March 11, 2010

In short: For a law that does little other than enforce the religious and moral belief of a few, the Sunday alcohol sales ban stirs a lot of controversy. While the argument that lifting Tuscaloosa County’s longtime ban on Su...

It’s not unfair

Debra Flax

March 10, 2010

On Monday, I went to the viewing of a documentary titled “Vincent Who?” detailing the brutal murder of Vincent Chin in 1982. On a June evening, Chin and his friends were enjoying his bachelor party when two white men, Rona...

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