In the aftermath of the two domestic terrorism episodes in El Paso and Dayton, as well as the shootout with police in Philadelphia, are people today more likely to commit such heinous acts of violence because we’ve been exposed to it in our media?
When I was in journalism school in Tuscaloosa, we wannabees thought New York was paradise and that if we were good reporters we’d go to the New York Times when we died. Today, I hardly recognize it, except for the front page and the “flag” at top in Olde English script.
Bottom line: the EPA is ordering millions to be spent to decrease phosphorus in the river, amidst considerable uncertainty, when two far more obvious solutions exist: help Birmingham Water stop sucking the river dry, and eliminate the dams.
By CARLA CROWDER, Executive Director, Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice A few weeks ago, a search dog working for Alabama’s Department of Corrections sadly died after exposure to contraband narcotics. ADOC leadership, including Commissioner Jefferson Dunn, gathered for his funeral complete with 21-gun salute, an American flag presentation, and media coverage. His name...