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J.D. Crowe
Alabama Media Group
Nov 23, 2015

Shoot du Jour

So San Bernadino, California is the location of today's mass murder. How long will it be before we have a murder of the hour? When will we quit talking and start doing something about guns in the US.

Anne Frank: Let her R.I.P.

Today the Washington Post ran another story about the Anne Frank family. This one was the 'news' that her father, like thousands of other Jews, was refused entry into the US. I understand why the Anne Frank story frequently reappears in the headlines even today, but isn't it time we let her rest in peace?

Shrink Wrapped

You know how bacon shrinks up when you cook it? Well, these days a lot of it shrinks before you even buy it. A pound of bacon is a real find. Some brands are packaged in quantities as small as 12 ounces.

Lifting the Nicotine Fog

I got sick last December, as sick as I can ever remember being.

I thought it was just a cold. I rarely get colds which is why I never thought smoking was really affecting me. Of course, I had that morning smoker’s cough—well several-times-a-day cough—but it was just like clearing my throat and was no real problem.

Midterms: It's All Over but the Shouting

presidential press conference

President Obama takes the blame for the Dems big losses last Tuesday. In an interview on Face the Nation last Sunday he said, “We have not been successful in going out there and letting people know what it is that we’re trying to do and why this is the right direction,” he said Sunday.”