Adam Powell, Author at Bama Politics

Doug Jones Slams State Democratic Party In Media Call

By Adam Powell on September 16, 2019

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…

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Remembering 9/11 Means Moving Forward

By Adam Powell on September 11, 2019 | Opinion

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…

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Census Bureau: More Alabamians Uninsured In 2018 Than Previous Year

By Adam Powell on September 11, 2019

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…

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No Party For Alabama Democrats

By Adam Powell on September 5, 2019 | Opinion

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…

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Beginning Sunday, Equality In The Alabama Workplace

By Adam Powell on August 29, 2019 | Opinion

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…

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Alabama’s Silent War on the Press

By Adam Powell on August 20, 2019 | Opinion

“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


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