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Republicans Becoming A Danger To Themselves And Others

By Clete Wetli on May 7, 2020 | Opinion

Perhaps, the most disturbing thing is how they’ve collectively turned sensible things like social distancing and mask-wearing into a political frenzy for their base.

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AL Democratic Congressional Candidates Urge Lawmakers to Expand Medicaid

By Dakota Layton on April 29, 2020

On Wednesday, Alabama Democratic Congressional candidates, Phyliss Harvey-Hall (AL-02), Dr. Adia Winfrey (AL-03), and Rick Neighbors (AL-04) issued a joint statement urging state lawmakers to expand Medicaid.

The candidates declared, “The accelerating…

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Like It Or Not, This Crisis is Political

By Clete Wetli on April 22, 2020 | Opinion

The fact, like it or not, is that this crisis has been political from the start. Politics has played a defining role in all of this well before the term “Coronavirus” became part of our daily vocabulary.

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Alabama Republicans Pretend To Be ‘Shocked’

By Clete Wetli on April 10, 2020 | Opinion

Although much more needs to be said about the absence of leadership and the gross incompetence that many Republicans have demonstrated throughout this crisis, so many of the real problems facing us were already created by them years ago and they’ve been festering ever since.

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AL Democrats Seek Primary Delay; Modernized Elections

By Brent Wilson on March 16, 2020

The Alabama Democratic Party has joined Secretary of State John Merrill in exploring a brief postponement of the March 31 primary runoff election due to the current situation involving the Coronavirus. It is a…

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Jeff Sessions & Lee Parnas: AL Democratic Party Tweets Photo Of Both Together

By Dakota Layton on January 20, 2020

On Saturday, the Alabama Democratic Party tweeted a photo of former Attorney General and current GOP Senate front-runner, Jeff Sessions with Lev Parnas, a former associate, and fixer for the President’s personal attorney,…

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New Approval Ratings Released For Senators Richard Shelby and Doug Jones

By Dakota Layton on January 17, 2020

According to a new survey by Morning Consult, Alabama’s senior Senator, Richard Shelby holds a 46 percent approval rating and a 26 percent disapproval…

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A Word to The Ungrateful

By Clete Wetli on November 28, 2019 | Opinion

The Ungrateful spend their time talking about American exceptionalism and greatness, but cynically denigrate its institutions, values, and norms.

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What Will It Take For Republicans To See The Truth?

By Clete Wetli on November 21, 2019 | Opinion

It’s beyond ironic that a party that has embraced constitutional originalism has green-lighted blatant obstruction of justice, obvious abuses of executive power, and clear violations of the rule of law.

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There Is Nothing To See Here, Alabama

By Clete Wetli on November 15, 2019 | Opinion

If there’s one thing that the Republican Party has undeniably mastered over the last decade, both locally and nationally, it’s the art of misdirection. A misdirection is a tool that magicians and street corner hustlers…

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