Clete Wetli | July 17, 2020 | Opinion Article
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.
Benjamin Shapiro | July 11, 2020 | Opinion Article
I sat there, in the Huntsville City Council Chamber, awaiting my turn to speak. One after another, people stood up and let their voices be heard. The emotion was high and the voices were strong, but the City Council looked glazed over. They had heard...
Clete Wetli | July 4, 2020 | Opinion Article
Foresight is a skill that draws on wisdom, experience, and knowledge to mitigate or negate negative consequences in various probable scenarios.
Clete Wetli | June 18, 2020 | Opinion Article
As the pandemic and protests over police brutality consume our nation, the truth of conservatism itself has been unmasked. It’s a self-serving paternalistic political philosophy built on a foundation of social Darwinism and class privilege.
Matthew Tyson | June 14, 2020 | Opinion Article
If you know me, then you know that I am deeply, immensely proud of my southern heritage and upbringing. I believe the south is a special, magical place set apart for a special, magical people. Being southern is not just a happy accident or some...
Clete Wetli | June 9, 2020 | Opinion Article
The only thing monumental in the discussion about monuments is the monumental lengths that Republicans and conservatives will go in making absurd justifications for their continued existence.
Jeremy Jeffcoat | June 5, 2020 | Opinion Article
The inexcusable death of George Floyd at the hand of Minneapolis Police has seemingly opened festering wounds in America. These wounds are never far below the surface in our society, even after so many decades of effort by so many to soothe them. But the...
Gavin Miller | June 5, 2020 | Opinion Article
Mayor Battle, I’ve been a member of the Huntsville community for all of my adult life, and a large portion of my adolescent and child life as well. I’ve taken advantage of our community’s opportunities to earn my daily bread, and of our city’s university...
Dakota Layton | June 4, 2020 | Opinion Article
On May 5, I wrote an op-ed in support of Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto to be Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential pick. However, The Hill reported on Friday that Senator Masto withdrew her name from consideration because she’s not interested in the job. In light of...
Clete Wetli | June 1, 2020 | Opinion Article
Yes, racism has mutated as a virus, but it’s flaring and spiking again. Just like COVID-19, there’s no vaccine or effective treatment yet. However, we can contain it and work towards its eradication.