Month: September 2014

Conservatives won’t support another Romney campaign, but I sure would: opinion

This Nov. 2, 2012 file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gesturing as he speaks at a campaign stop in West Allis, Wis. (AP) Republicans across Alabama took close looks at Mitt Romney during our 2008 and 2012 presidential primaries. We heard him. We saw him. We talked about…

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Governor Bentley should lead the fight against Common Core: opinion

Supporters of proposed legislation to repeal the state's adoptions of common core curriculum standards gather outside the Alabama State House in 2013. (File) Now that the school year has begun, parents across Alabama may soon be scratching their heads in puzzlement over their children's confusing Common Core-inspired homework. Last year,…

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Alabama’s other major cities could learn from TEDxHuntsville: opinion

Norman Rockwell's "Freedom of Speech." (File) One of my favorite images is Norman Rockwell's celebrated "Freedom of Speech" oil painting that depicts a blue-collar American man, with a brown suede jacket and hands stained dirty from hard work, standing in a town hall meeting preparing to address his fellow citizens.…

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