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Alabama Opinion Editorials

Family holding hands within a heart

February is American Heart Month. During this month, we raise awareness of our nation’s number one killer – heart disease. Part of that awareness is urging our citizens to visit their primary care doctor and learn about risk factors and how to get them under…

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.

Hanu Karlapalem

Madison City’s Mayor and City Council are going to take two actions very soon that will affect all of us. First, the council is going to vote on the creation of a Citizen Advisory Board for the Police Department on  Monday, February 8th and second,…

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.

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…