Clete Wetli, Author at Bama Politics

A noose hanging freely in a room

Let’s be perfectly crystal clear here: The only monuments in question are CONFEDERATE monuments.

Donald J. Trump

No matter, it sure sounded good to his base and he was able to squeeze in a few references about how Trump magically made America great again.

Hurricane

What began as a breeze is starting to shape up as a strong political wind. If Alabama Democrats continue along their new path, the state may be in for some big and positive changes soon.

Ending the “Uncivil War”

Written by Clete Wetli on January 21, 2021 | Opinion Article

Ending the “Uncivil War” means defending the truth and remembering that, as Americans, we’re all on the same side. It also means holding people accountable in a fair and dignified manner in the public square.

Mo Brooks’ Funhouse

Written by Clete Wetli on January 5, 2021 | Opinion Article
Elephant

Brooks delusions are now dangerous as he desperately seeks to overturn an election that has been legally certified and finalized.

White House

The sobering reality is that Trump and Trumpism has transformed American politics and deepened the stark ideological divide between liberals and conservatives, urban and rural, rich and poor.

Clarity at the Crossroads

Written by Clete Wetli on November 2, 2020 | Opinion Article

As our beloved democracy stands at this historic and consequential crossroads, it’s important to step back and examine this moment to find clarity, common purpose, and a realistic path forward.

Yet, the spin is sickening as it’s morphed into a bizarre, fact-free simplistic fable about how Trump has magically restored America to the greatness he promised.

Yet, Ginsburg’s greatest accomplishment may have been how she brilliantly inspired an entire generation of young women to courageously work toward their ambitions and dreams.

Guard Tower Barbed Wire Fence Boundary Federal Prison

Alabama’s prison system is currently a third-world hell hole and, simply put, the feds are fed up with Alabama’s perennial prison problems.