Clete Wetli, Author at Bama Politics

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For Democrats, A Bigger Battle Ahead

By Clete Wetli on November 20, 2020 | Opinion

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.

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Clarity at the Crossroads

By Clete Wetli on November 2, 2020 | Opinion

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.

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The Sickening Spins of Republicans

By Clete Wetli on October 12, 2020 | Opinion

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.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Forever Notorious, Forever Courageous

By Clete Wetli on September 18, 2020 | Opinion

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.

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Feds Are Fed Up With Alabama Prison Problems

By Clete Wetli on September 4, 2020 | Opinion

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.

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Alabama House Democrats Actually Hear You

By Clete Wetli on August 25, 2020 | Opinion

Republicans are no longer just ignoring your voice, they are doing everything they can to silence it.

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Stop Playing Games With The U.S. Mail

By Clete Wetli on August 14, 2020 | Opinion

Not surprisingly, Trump is against voting by mail even though he uses it regularly.

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Calling Out AL Rep. Will Dismukes

By Clete Wetli on July 29, 2020 | Opinion

Grand Dragoon Will Dismukes claims to be baffled by the public outcry. He simply doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about or why anyone would ask for his resignation.

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The Trouble With Tuberville

By Clete Wetli on July 17, 2020 | Opinion

Sorry, Tubs- the doctors have spoken in a unified voice and have been extremely clear. Wear a mask, socially distance, wash your hands. There’s no uncertainty about the science, we do know the facts. The troubling thing is so do you.

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Absence of Foresight

By Clete Wetli on July 4, 2020 | Opinion

Foresight is a skill that draws on wisdom, experience, and knowledge to mitigate or negate negative consequences in various probable scenarios.

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