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Unfinished Business in the Alabama House

By Clete Wetli on June 3, 2021 | Opinion

Somehow, Republicans even managed to make a mockery of the old saying, “The House always wins”, by completely screwing up lottery and gaming legislation.

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A New Strategy Could Send an Alabamian Democrat to the Senate

By Jonah Rank on May 12, 2021 | Opinion

True or False: In a red state, a Democrat can win only if he is White, heterosexual, Christian, and moderate.

False.

Perry Bacon Jr. predicted Ossoff and Warnock winning Georgia’s special…

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Here We Go Again, Alabama: Bad Solutions for Imaginary Problems

By Clete Wetli on March 22, 2021 | Opinion

Vowing to repair that which is not broken has become the new tactic for conservatives to advance their agenda of voter suppression…

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Alabama, Where Good Bills Go to Get Lynched

By Clete Wetli on March 5, 2021 | Opinion

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

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ALGOP Seems to have Misplaced Its Priorities

By Clete Wetli on March 2, 2021 | Opinion

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.

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Medicaid Expansion Is The Lifeline Alabama Needs Now

By Jada Shaffer on February 22, 2021 | Opinion

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…

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Alabama Political Winds Starting to Shift

By Clete Wetli on February 10, 2021 | Opinion

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.

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Citizen Oversight Board And A New Police Chief For Madison City

By Hanu Karlapalem on February 4, 2021 | Opinion

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…

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Ending the “Uncivil War”

By Clete Wetli on January 21, 2021 | Opinion

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.

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Mo Brooks’ Funhouse

By Clete Wetli on January 5, 2021 | Opinion

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

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