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Oct. 31, 2008
Why your vote matters. By Pete Riehm.

Magistrate revokes ex-Adams & Reese partner's $2 million bond.

Teens United For Change to stage 'Rocking Barack on the Bay' at Dearborn Street Y from 8 p.m.-12 midnight Saturday, Nov. 1.

Obama, black liberation theology and Karl Marx.

Crescent Theater to Open: The Crescent Theater at 208 Dauphin Street opens today with the screening of the critically acclaimed Bottle Shock, an independent film about an upstart California winery starring Alan Rickman.

Show times are 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. with a complimentary wine tasting in the lobby before and after the showings.  Screenings will continue through the next week. Tickets are $6 for the afternoon show and $8 for the evening.

Oct. 30, 2008
The Political Round-Up: TK taking long view; The residential goose and the commercial gander; Amendment One: Thumbs down, thumbs up; Barack the vote; He peed/she peed; Don again?

Steve Flowers: Electoral College presidential politics is so scientific and predictable that swing voters can be pinpointed by their locale and demographic makeup -- a suburban female in St. Louis, Missouri who calls herself a hockey or soccer mom, the commuter in the Tampa/St. Petersburg corridor of Florida, and moderate female voters in the booming picturesque areas of Chesapeake, Virginia and around the majestic mountains of Colorado.

Obama and 'critical race theory.'

Ex-Alabama Fire College Director W.L. Langston sentenced to 10 years, also ordered to pay $1.4 million in restitution.

Oct. 29, 2008
Celebrity tippers: The saints and the scum.

Oct. 28, 2008
Charles Barkley plans to run for governor in 2014 on platform: 'I can't screw up Alabama.'  

McCain vs. Obama 2008: The bigfoot media's Hail Mary play?

Oct. 27, 2008
A short history of modern finance.

Magic City Classic memorable for both winners and losers. Big rivalry a good time but not life or death. 'Our Super Bowl ...'

Charlie Reese: A herd of 545 goats.

Oct. 25, 2008
Baldwin County among areas least vulnerable to recession.

Oct. 23, 2008
Steve Flowers: Anyone remember 'Give 'em Hell' Harry Truman?

Journalists or lackeys?

Alabama Policy Institute decries ACORN election tactics.

Next U.S. Supreme Court nominee in an Obama administration?

Oct. 22, 2008
State Sen. Hank Sanders: J.L. Chestnut told a great story, was a great story.

Courtesy driver for Huntsville car dealer set stage for Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Oct. 21, 2008
Oil producing nations move to reverse drop in gas prices. 

Differing views on Barack Obama: Colin Powell and Huntley Brown.  

Oct. 17, 2008
The 4:40 report.

The Daily Ticker.

The Department of Defense's shameful tanker decision. By Richard Shelby.

Joe, Karl and Barack. By Pete Riehm.

Six Alabama counties list more voters on the rolls than residents of voting age.

Democratic attorney bulldogs pesky Obama citizenship question.

Peggy Noonan: Palin is failin'.

Liberal supermajority bodes "one of the most profound political and ideological shifts in U.S. history."

Oct. 16, 2008
Alabama Supreme Court hopefuls get endorsements.

Steve Flowers: Electoral college a disaster waiting to happen.

Oct. 15, 2008
Why John McCain isn't winning. By local blogger Jody
Dunn.

The Return of Rove.

Turbulent economy isn't on Airbus' flight plan.

Illegal voting a felony in Ohio.

Jesse Jackson: 'Decades of putting Israel's interests first' will end under Obama.

Oct. 14, 2008
Big wigs pow-wow in Dubai with critical implications for U.S. economy.

Alabama red hot in economic development, but Mobile and Huntsville are lights out

Didn't see the financial crisis coming? Should have read your newspaper.

From a camouflaged ACORN, will a mighty oak grow?

Who best knows the role of VP, 36-year Senate insider or Alaska newbie? 

Oct. 13, 2008
Christopher Hitchens: Vote for Obama. McCain lacks the character and temperament to be president. And Palin is simply a disgrace.

The Man Behind the Whispers About Obama.

Neal Boortz: Obama a job-killing machine.

Oct. 10, 2008
Tim James' Q&A: Not hemming and hawing, 2010 governor's race underway.

Steve Flowers: Time has come to close Electoral College, launch regional primary system.

Inside Obama's Acorn: By their fruits shall ye know them. By Stanley Kurtz of the National Review

Oct. 8, 2008
City Council walks rocky road to reach budget compromise.

Oct. 6, 2008
City budget like runaway train barreling into the station.

Short-term energy outlook.

America needs Sarah Palin's 'inexperience' in D.C. now. By Pete Riehm, chairman Mobile GOP.

Oct. 5, 2008
What if it's a tie?

Oct. 4, 2008
McCain prepares to take the gloves off.

Obama and 60's bomber: A look at crossed paths.

Sarah gets her groove back.

Oct. 3, 2008
The Political Round-Up: Kid rocks the box office; Mayoral musings; More campaign filing finger-pointing; Nickels & dimes; James' gang gathers at Rock Creek; Washington answers call; Artur's back in town; Academy Night set.

Credit Crunch: Who's to blame? Wall Street? Clinton Democrats? Bush?

Oct. 2, 2008
All flights bumpy with Pentagon procurement crew at helm.

A Short History of Bailouts: What kind works, what kind doesn't and why ours won't.

Palin versus Biden: Keys to tonight's vice presidential debate.

Steve Flowers: Buckeye, Keystone states are keys to election.

State sales tax revenues soar in August.

Should churches whose pastors endorse political candidates lose tax-exempt status?

Oct. 1, 2008
Gulf Coast Classic football game rises on city budget's otherwise level tide: The Mobile City Council Tuesday delayed until next week action on the proposed Fiscal Year 2008-09 budget which includes a controversial appropriation of almost half a million dollars for a football "classic" later this fall.

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