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Ilhan Omar Fires Back At ALGOP: You Supported An Accused Child Molester

By Brent Wilson on August 28, 2019

The ALGOP recently voted to support a resolution that asked Alabama’s elected Congressional delegation to “proceed with the expulsion process” for Ilhan Omar….

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An Open Letter To AL Dem Chair Nancy Worley

By Clete Wetli on July 22, 2019 | Opinion

It’s time for you to step down. It’s time for you to let someone else lead the party. Under your tenure, no one knows the party message, candidates aren’t supported or recruited, and you’ve left nothing but a trail of embarrassing media gaffes.

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Alabama College Free Speech Law Opens Door for Extremism and Hate

By Clete Wetli on June 17, 2019 | Opinion

This was just more absurdist political theater from the Republicans, but it also clearly shows that they have a real problem finding the courage to denounce prejudice and bigotry.

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How Many Alabamians Need to Die Before We Regulate Guns?

By Clete Wetli on June 3, 2019 | Opinion

How many people in Alabama need to die before we have a real debate about these issues? Right now, Republicans won’t even acknowledge the problem, much less discuss it.

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AL Republicans Refusal to Fix Revenue Problem Hurts the State

By Clete Wetli on May 27, 2019 | Opinion

Alabama’s revenue problem isn’t new. We’ve been doing nothing about it for over a decade. Each time a sensible reform or creative solution is proposed, it’s killed by right-wing hardliners.

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Alabama 49th Worst State, Conservatives Bear the Blame

By Clete Wetli on May 20, 2019 | Opinion

Alabama Republicans should take a long, hard look at this ranking because it’s their report card. They can’t blame Democrats for their incompetence or inability to solve problems.

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Kay Ivey Announces Signing of Rebuild Alabama Act

Rebuild Alabama Act Signed Into Law 5 Days After Introduced

By Brent Wilson on March 13, 2019

That’s all folks. In one of the largest tax hikes in Alabama’s recent history, Kay Ivey signed into law the Rebuild Alabama Act just five days after it was introduced in a…

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Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

By Clete Wetli on February 25, 2019 | Opinion

After years of vociferously attacking any type of taxation or revenue increase for public services as inherently evil, the Alabama GOP is awkwardly poised to battle a rhetorical nightmare of its own creation. It ironically…

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