Adam Powell, Author at Bama Politics

In his regular conference call with members of the Alabama press last week, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, (D-AL), took the Alabama Democratic Party to task for being “nonfunctional,” a reality he said has existed for some time within the state party. Jones noted that the…

On Sept. 11, 2001, I was a freshman in college, early on the path that would lead me to fail six of the nine classes I’d signed up to take that semester, largely because I failed to show up due to the wicked education I…

According to numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau, around 32,000 more Alabamians were uninsured in 2018 than 2017 and the state’s 10-percent uninsured rate is more than a percentage point higher than the national average. For his part, Jim Carnes, Policy Director for…

No Party For Alabama Democrats

Written by Adam Powell on September 5, 2019 | Opinion Article

Political leanings in this state and all across the country are akin to birds atop an electrical wire – they all pile atop one another, close to the center, and chirp away with songs that only vary from one another by one or two notes,…

A number of new laws are taking effect on Sunday, many of which are aimed at ensuring or promoting driver safety – whether by requiring all riders be strapped in when rolling down the highway or making sure that slower drivers don’t nap in the…

“The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. For to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves – the better the teacher, the better the student body.” – Warren Buffett This year’s state legislative session was enough to make even the…