Alabama Opinion Editorials

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.

Rick Neighbors

A person in the 4th Congressional District without health insurance, or someone that pays a high monthly premium for inadequate coverage, can expect nothing from Robert Aderholt. Working parents who cannot afford child care and are broke after paying each month’s bills can expect nothing…

Dean Calvert

Dean Calvert, a Blount County Commissioner, should be an easy fix when it comes to 2020 problems. Yet he still collects tax payer dollars after calling an African-American contractor the n-word. “That n-word is just throwing them together.” You get the above within the first…

Judy and Rick Neighbors

Rick and I met at Wrangler in Hackleburg in 1981.  He was the Quality Control manager and I was a supervisor trainee.  Part of my training was to spend a few days in each department.  My time was mostly spent with the employees in his…

Supreme Court

With the recent passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a one-of-a-kind legal intellect and trailblazer for women, political tensions on both sides of the aisle are likely to reach a new high as President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rush to fill Ginsburg’s…

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.

Who is Rick Neighbors?

Written by Eddie Britton on September 17, 2020 | Opinion Article

Rick Neighbors is one of the “real neighbors” but he is also a decorated veteran from the Vietnam War. He volunteered and ultimately served three tours. But what was the decision-making moment that would change the course of Rick’s life? He was the son of…

Yesterday, Robert Aderholt condemned Democrats for the United States Postal Service “sham”. Folks, has it come to this? We attack any institution that does not benefit our political agenda? This institution has been the glue from the beginning that has tied this nation together. Some…