Culture

CBS Siegelman report blacked out in Alabama

February 25, 2008 - Last night the CBS show "60 minutes" aired a powerful report on what appears to be the politically motivated prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman. Unfortunately, viewers in northern Alabama who tuned in to watch the show found a black screen during most of the Siegelman piece.

Super Fat Tuesday

By R. Neal
February 5, 2008 - New Orleans once again takes a short break from their struggle and puts aside the bitterness and pain to celebrate Mardi Gras and a spirit that cannot be drowned, kept down, or run out of town.

Goodbye, boll weevil

December 28, 2007 - Well, I saw the bo weavil, Lord, a-circle in the air Next time I seed him, Lord, he had his family there Bo weavil told the farmer that "I 'tain't got ticket fare" Sucks all the blossom and leave your hedges square Bo weavil, bo weavil, where your native home? "Most anywhere they raise cotton and corn"