Evaluation of Michael Sentance Resize

Our Evaluation of Michael Sentance

The Alabama State Board of Education will meet tomorrow in Montgomery for a special meeting abruptly called last week. The stated purpose is to evaluate Superintendent Michael Sentance. The rumored purpose is to fire him. We trust that the latter is just ...

Faith and Fiction Resize

Faith and Fiction

Many politicians in Alabama and much of the Bible Belt present their Christian faith as a political virtue. For some, it is merely a passing mention. Others, however, go further and discuss their belief that God has called them to hold a certain political ...

Define Transparency Resize

Define “Transparency”

When you think about the word "transparency," you probably think about things like openness, honesty, accountability, or integrity. In an ideal world, those descriptors would be accurate. Today, however, amid calls for nonprofits like the Alabama Policy ...

Generation to Generation Resize

Celebrating America, From Generation to Generation

Robert Hales. my granddad, proudly wearing his military uniform. "It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us ... and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." --Pre ...